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Topic: RKCR/Y&R

All of Britain Sings 'Let It Go' in Vodafone's Christmas Ad You've heard of this song, I presume

"Let It Go" is so played out at this point, some might consider it a lump of coal in their stockings. But that hasn't stopped Vodafone U.K. and RKCR/Y&R from…

November 12, 2014, 12:19 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Winged Fairies Spread Magic and Joy in Marks & Spencer's Christmas Ad Enchanting work from RKCR/Y&R

John Lewis went the heartwarming, emotional route for Christmas, while Boots and Waitrose took more down-to-earth approaches. Now, Marks & Spencer eschews its celebrity focus of the recent past to…

November 11, 2014, 10:53 AM EST

Gorgeous New Food Ad From Britain Will Make You Very, Very Hungry Clean your screen first before licking it

It's kind of obvious why humans are obsessed with food. It's delicious. It makes us feel good. And well, it keeps us alive. It seems rather simple to sell food, and…

September 2, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT

British Ads Remember World War I Dead Who Aren't as Famous as Their Names Quest to honor every soldier

The Royal British Legion is behind a weighty ad campaign called "Every Man Remembered," featuring soldiers from World War I who share names with famous people a century later (although…

August 8, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

BBC's Sochi Ad Will Make You Never Want to Leave the House, Much Less Compete in the Olympics Hell freezes over

The BBC's official trailer for its coverage of next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, has its champions and detractors, with some applauding the 90-second clip's epic sweep and others…

January 15, 2014, 1:54 PM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Nov. 1-8 Love, war, music and plenty of early holiday cheer—vote for the week's best spot

It's been a particularly strong week for commercials. But which one was the best? Below, we've got five great contenders. Was it the latest Call of Duty spot starring Megan Fox…

November 8, 2013, 7:18 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Marks & Spencer Goes Down the Rabbit Hole in Opulent Christmas Spot A mix of fantasies

RKCR/Y&R's stylish pastiche of Alice in Wonderland, Aladdin and The Wizard of Oz for Marks & Spencer is something between a stagy English panto and a catwalk presentation. But what…

November 6, 2013, 1:49 PM EST

Hotels.com Creative Review Is Underway Incumbent is Y&R in Chicago

Travel accommodations website Hotels.com is reviewing its creative advertising account. The lead role is currently handled by Y&R in Chicago, which won the business in 2009. Y&R declined to comment on…

August 13, 2013, 4:10 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Virgin Atlantic Superhuman children find their calling in the airline's stylish new global campaign

As a child, could you catch fish with your bare hands while standing knee deep in the local river? Did you have uncanny, almost otherworldly powers of clairvoyance that let…

January 2, 2013, 10:14 AM EST

Hard-Hitting PSA Shows British Boys What Rape Looks Like RCKR/Y&R spot based on shocking research

The U.K.'s Home Office and RCKR/Y&R teamed up for an ad campaign to educate British teenagers on what constitutes rape, since apparently most of them have no idea. The spot…

March 6, 2012, 9:15 AM EST

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