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Game of Thrones invades Tower of London for last hurrah

It’s the last series of Game of Thrones on Sky Atlantic in the UK (wait for endless prequels) so perky PR firm Taylor Herring has orchestrated a surprising experience for visitors to the Tower of London with GoT’s Night’s Watch ...

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Have the feuding TV networks killed off Mad Men?

I used to think that the biggest threat to the fantastic ‘Mad Men’ TV series about Madison Avenue types in the all-conquering, drinking and bonking 1960’s was the onset of hippiedom (or the bourgeois version thereof). Can you imagine Sterling ...

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UK advertisers exhume confident old ads for new Mad Men series

We’re not going to show all of them (you’ll be relieved to know) but some UK advertisers are digging old ads out of the cupboard to run in Sky Atlantic’s current showing of Mad Men 5. Here’s one from the ...

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Was the the Mad Men era really defined by pyjamas?

Amongst other things, obviously it was. The fifth series of Mad Men starts Sunday in the US, and probably on Sky Atlantic in the UK. I wouldn’t know because I’m a Virgin customer in the UK and don’t have Sky ...

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Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce faces the chop

It’s never easy starting an agency of course and Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, the fictional home of Mad Men, is facing the indignity of budget cuts, more advertising time and (yuk) product placement as producer Lionsgate tries to get the ...

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