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On This Day
(1-25 of 25)

2 mins 30s
1 Oct 2009
A typically epic piece from Fallon's Juan Cabral which involved wiring up the Icelandic village of Seydisfjordur with a sound system.

"Take Another Look"
1 Oct 2010
Gavin & Stacey's Joanna Page is the new face of Superdrug and this is a terrific way to introduce her.

"It's Raining Ten"
1 Oct 2010
The Walkers campaign appears to have been reenergised and that's really surprising to those of us who have felt that it had become weary.

Tetley Tea
"Just The Way You Are"
1 Oct 2011
This ad beautifully combines animation and live action to provide a scene in which one of the Tetley Tea Folk directs a love song towards a cuppa.

"The Cloud"
1 Oct 2012
This grand commercial for Guinness has Brian Cox (the actor... not the astronomer) describing the actions of a cloud visiting a city.

Chivas Regal
"The Barman"
1 Oct 2013
While we may have seen the 'famous actor in a subservient role' scenario before, viewed in an advertising context this may be considered educational in purpose.

Heinz Tomato Ketchup
"Bring Food To Life"
1 Oct 2014
Heinz have followed up their 2009 commercial for their tomato ketchup with another that similarly demonstrates it to be the vital missing ingredient that brings food to life.

"Enhance Your Lighting"
2 mins
1 Oct 2014
Every second of this GE ad entertains - not least because of Jeff Goldblum's bravura performance as Terry Quattro; the man whose celebrity is down to "really great lighting."

1 Oct 2014
GHD has long been the brand other electrical hair styling products have wanted to be, and this latest spot isn't about to change things.

Royal London
"We're All Going to Die"
1 Oct 2014
This fantastic commercial for Royal London not only tackles the taboo of 'death', it laughs in its face.

"Golf Holiday"
1 Oct 2014
Sometimes casting is critical - and this is one of those times. Fortunately, it's spot on. First aired in April, this ad for Booking.com resurfaced for the recent Ryder Cup, and most welcome it is.

Channel 4
"Disability Minefield"
1 Oct 2014
Channel 4 has made an ad for the Talk Disability section of their site online in which the minefield we face in naming anyone with a disability is discussed.

TNT Couriers
"Human Truck"
1 Oct 2014
This TNT ad is unquestionably spectacular but will it generate business for the courier company?

Waitrose & Partners
"The Warmest Season"
1 Oct 2015
adam&eveDDB's first TV work for Waitrose is predictably superb.

Spies Rejser
"Do It For Mom"
2 mins 30s
1 Oct 2015
This cheeky ad for Danish travel agency Spies looks set to amuse and bemuse just as much as last year's outing.

"Bank Robbery"
1 Oct 2017
Bulldog bring their eponymous mascot to life - and he aims to turn this would-be bank robber's life around.

"New Idents"
2 mins 34s
1 Oct 2018
Channel 4 have unveiled a network-wide rebrand - including these enthralling idents for E4.

Department for Education
"Every Lesson Shapes a Life"
1 min 40s
1 Oct 2018
Havas London and directing duo thirtytwo present this lovely ad about how important good teachers are to a child's life.

Great Western Railway
"The Famous Five Ride Again"
1 Oct 2018
In pursuit of a moustachioed jewel thief? One could do a lot worse than hopping on a Great Western Railway train.

"Use Your Vote"
1 Oct 2018
With just a few weeks to go until the mid-term elections determine whether the US has learned its lesson from the ongoing Trump clusterfuck, Levi's offer a timely reminder of the importance of voting.

Healthier Scotland
1 Oct 2018
This spot for Healthier Scotland confronts the fear and shame we have about certain health issues and makes them something to laugh about.

Entelechy Arts
3 mins 01s
1 Oct 2019
One of two heart-rending films that promote the work of Entelechy Arts, this instalment focuses on Ted - an elderly man stricken by loneliness after the death of his wife.

Magic: The Gathering
"Training Montage"
2 mins 40s
1 Oct 2019
Old-school fantasy card game Magic: The Gathering reaches out to a new generation of nerds in this entertaining commercial.

Cadbury Dairy Milk
"Gogglebox on 'Fence'"
2 mins
1 Oct 2019
Gogglebox continues its symbiotic relationship with advertising with a look at Cadbury's recent 'Fence' ad.

"Girls Invest"
1 Oct 2019
Beyonce's 'Run the World (Girls)' provides a seemingly incongruous soundtrack to this smartly-conceived film for DNB.

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