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Topic: U.K.

Hyundai Takes Unboxing to a Whole New Level in This British Commercial

Cutting out the auto dealerships

See you in hell, soul-sucking car-dealership experience!  Last week, Hyundai launched an Amazon-style "Click to Buy" website in the U.K. that lets you purchase various Tucson and Santa Fe models at…

This Billboard Happily Admits the Movie It's Promoting Might Be the Worst Ever Made

An honest take on Tommy Wiseau's The Room

The Room, a 2003 romantic drama from director Tommy Wiseau, is apparently so bad it's good. It's become a staple of midnight cult screenings, and not because of its high…

Domino's Made a 'Wipeable' Adult Onesie, So You Can Get Pizza All Over Yourself While Eating

Innovation from fashion designer Charlotte Denn

Want to attack your pizza like a Neanderthal, but worried about getting sauce all over your fancy clothes? Domino's has the perfect gag garment for you. Just in time for New…

Fleabag Star Phoebe Waller-Bridge Narrates Anomaly's Twisted Take on 'The 12 Days of Christmas'

British actress shines in latest dark comedy

Phoebe Waller-Bridge had an amazing year. The British actress and playwright created and starred in not one but two TV shows—the groundbreaking sitcom Crashing and the brutally funny and tragic…

Britain Banned This Sweet Heinz Ad, Saying Drumming on Empty Bean Cans Is Dangerous

Don't try this at home?

We haven't heard much from the Advertising Standards Authority for a minute, but our fun-ruining homies across the pond haven't lost a step. This time, the British ad watchdog's target…

A Forlorn Wooden Doll Finds Love at Her Local McDonald's in Brand's Holiday Ad

Something you won't find in a Happy Meal

Ah, the holidays! A time for sharing, love and ... McDonald's?  In "Juliette the Doll," a charming little ad by Leo Burnett London, a toyshop owner pulls a vintage doll, Juliette, out…

James Corden Sings for Sainsbury's in the Chain's Sweet Stop-Motion Christmas Ad

Another plea to spend time with family

Last week, in the ongoing Super Bowl of U.K. Christmas ads, Sainsbury's released "The Greatest Gift." This sweet stop-motion animation story is about Dave, a working cog who just wants…

A Robin Makes an Epic Journey Home for Christmas in Waitrose's Holiday Ad

Birds haven't had an easy year, either

British grocer Waitrose on Sunday launched #HomeforChristmas, a holiday ad that follows a robin—apparently the U.K.'s favorite bird—trying to make it home to those he loves.  The voyage is based on…

Get Hairy for the Holidays With This Brand's Loopy, Multicolored Skating Yetis

Argos speeds into the fast lane

A group of ice skaters (including one Olympian) and hockey players are dressed up as colorful yetis for British retailer Argos' new holiday campaign. Promoting Argos' Fast Track Delivery and Fast…

The John Lewis Christmas Ad Is Here. Does It Ease the Pain of 2016, or Add to It?

Buster the boxer just wants to have fun

It's not easy making a lighthearted commercial to cap off 2016. Not with Brexit and President-elect Trump leaving a path of scorched earth behind them—or more to the point, ahead of…

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