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Adam&Eve shows its populist side for Phones 4u

The amazing transmogrification of DDB London under its new bosses the Adam&Eve crew continues. This new ad for Phones 4u would never have emerged from Bishop’s Bridge Road as was, DDB’s HQ and before that home to the celebrated Boase ...

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UK adland’s favourite Mr Fix-it Al Cluer dies

I see from the FT that Al Cluer, who made a career out of persuading previously snooty showbiz celebrities to appear in ads has died at 72. Cluer (pictured centre left with director Hugh Hudson and photographer Terry O’Neill) is ...

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Break-up of odd couple that kept AMV BBDO on top

The decision of Farah Ramzan Golant, executive chairman of Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, to leave the agency and become chief executive of independent production group All3Media, brings to an end one of the most remarkable partnerships in recent UK advertising. ...

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Dave Trott, now of MSQ and formerly of Media Square, sends me another missive

Today the failed Media Square mini-marcoms group became MSQ, a management buy-out for about £11m of the company that, before the administration and subsequent buy-out, owed £30m. One of the integral components of the new company is Dave Trott’s agency ...

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Early death of Philip Gould reminds us of the days when admen ruled the UK political world

And Philip Gould (latterly Lord Gould) wasn’t even a particularly famous adman before he was chosen by New Labour presiding genius Peter Mandelson (later Lord…etc, etc) to be the about-to-be-revived party’s opinion pollster (usually focus groups) and sage. Gould died ...

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