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On This Day
(1-25 of 25)

Charlotte Church Show
"Welsh"
60s
23 Aug 2006


The Natural Confectionery Co
"Jiggle"
20s
23 Aug 2010
This is such a brilliant campaign and genuine proof that there isn't always a correlation between engaging advertising and big budgets.

Lean Cuisine
"Weigh This"
2 mins 25s
23 Aug 2015
On the surface, this ad for Lean Cuisine appears to contradict everything that the diet industry is about. But in fact it's immensely clever.

LTH
"Energy"
90s
23 Aug 2016
This commercial for South American brand LTH is perhaps overstating the battery's actual power, but it's lovely nonetheless.

IKEA
"Enough"
60s
23 Aug 2017
Dirty dishes and anti-social teenagers have no place in Ikea's world view.

The Lenny Henry Birthday Show
"TV is Dead"
3 mins 33s
23 Aug 2018
Lenny Henry using Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' to provide wry commentary on the state of broadcasting? Are you sure?

Chase
"Mama Said Knock You Out"
60s
23 Aug 2018
Chase Bank announce Serena Williams' return to tennis in this captivating ad.

Lloyds Pharmacy
"High Blood Pressure"
30s
23 Aug 2006


Shell
"Cowboy"
30s
23 Aug 2006


Flash
"Britain's Cleaner"
40s
23 Aug 2006


Boots No 7
"Skincare Spoof"
30s
23 Aug 2007
This spoof is played completely straight as it successfully lampoons the formulaic skincare ads.

Yell.com
"Roman Party"
40s
23 Aug 2008
Spoiled brat Marcus changes his mind about the kind of party he wants.

Aviva
"Bill"
40s
23 Aug 2009
Another week, another unsympathetic Paul Whitehouse character for Aviva.

Ford Fiesta
"Features"
30s
23 Aug 2010
It might be a fallacy to imagine that a more confident approach to a car's advertising reflects a greater confidence in the vehicle.

webuyanycar.com
"Party"
30s
23 Aug 2010
The formula used in the other ads is applied to another situation as a young woman explains that her boyfriend is absent because he's trying to sell his car.

Peperami
"The Little Ones"
30s
23 Aug 2010
The animal character tells us about a new product variation. Have they dropped Ade Edmondson as well as Lowe?

webuyanycar.com
"Football Players"
30s
23 Aug 2010
A team of footballers are disgusted to find that one of their number hasn't shown up for a game because he's selling his car.

Suzuki Swift
"Designed For Life"
30s
23 Aug 2010
The primary problem with this ad was the decision not to set it anywhere.

Crown Paint
"Express Yourself"
30s
23 Aug 2012
The vibrancy of the colours is quite striking in this commercial for Crown Paint.

Calvin Klein
"Down Town"
30s
23 Aug 2013
As perfume ads go, this is genuinely classy. Our heroine is Rooney Mara - star of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

B & Q
"Unloved Kitchen"
30s
23 Aug 2013
This is a mighty strong campaign for the DIY retailer, and in this beautifully-scripted spot for kitchens 'truthy' moments are held up for our recognition.

Domino's Pizza
"Anyware"
50s
23 Aug 2015
American celebrities share their favourite pastimes and tech gadgets with us; chosen, it would seem, because they enable Domino's to be ordered with the utmost of ease.

Audemars Piguet
"Complexity Revealed"
70s
23 Aug 2015
A very classy ad, beautifully lit in velvety monochrome, which showcases the appeal of luxury Swiss watch brand Audemars Piguet.

Love Island
"Unfinished Sympathy"
60s
23 Aug 2015
A version of Massive Attack's classic 'Unfinished Sympathy' presides over this spot, which is impressively directed by Caswell Coggins.

Ancestry
"Matthew Miller"
30s
23 Aug 2015
Ancestry's "little leaf" is "a hint" guiding you through the past, and in this instance it reveals the turbulent life and times of Nancy Miller's ancestors.


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