Tag Archives: Jamie Oliver

Ogilvy Sydney shows true burger love for KFC

Not sure what Jamie Oliver would make of this one. The ubiquitous cook/entrepreneur has just been berating the UK ad industry for not getting behind efforts to curb obesity – at least that’s what I assume he said, it’s hard ...

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EE puts its Bacon to good use in battle with Oliver

By all accounts Hollywood actor Kevin Bacon has done a great job for EE, the rather more palatable current version of mobile retailer Everything Everywhere, and in this new online ad by Poke he takes on the emperor of self ...

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Now Sainsbury’s and AMV turn to TV food porn

Food porn, dont’cha miss it? Back in the 90s, or thereabouts, Marks & Spencer was famous for its orgasmic food ads and now Sainsbury’s and trusty agency AMV/BBDO appears to be rehearsing the genre in this new campaign. Well it’s ...

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AMV/BBDO boxes clever for Sainsbury’s with Christmas blitz of short films

Sainsbury’s is bravely facing up to life without celebrity chef and publishing tycoon Jamie Oliver and agency AMV/BBDO has taken the minimalist route with short films, albeit lots of them. This is quite a cunning ploy as it allows Sainsbury’s ...

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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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Is this the Sainsbury’s or Jamie Oliver Christmas ad show? Or maybe it’s George Formby’s..

London’s creatives are certainly delving through the musical archives these days and now AMV/BBDO has produced George Formby’s ‘Happy go lucky me’ out of the attic for its final Sainsbury’s ad with superstar cook Jamie Oliver. This follows hard on ...

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Sainsbury’s plots major relaunch with new ad line ‘live well for less’

UK supermarket giant Sainsbury’s doesn’t change it’s ad slogan very often – for years it was ‘good food costs less at Sainsbury’s’ and in recent years it’s been ‘try something new today’ – but now it’s planning a trip back ...

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Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland to axe ad queen Twiggy and her twiglets

Marks & Spencer is reported to be scrapping its expensive TV campaign featuring 1960s model Twiggy and cast of glamorous celebs who have fronted its ads since former Arcadia executive Sir Stuart Rose and his marketing director Steve Sharp moved ...

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