Ad of the Day: John Cleese Resurrects Basil Fawlty for First Time Ever in Specsavers Ad

He credits the writers for getting the character just right

John Cleese has brought back his iconic Basil Fawlty character for the first time on screen since Fawlty Towers ended in 1979—in a British commercial for optical retail chain Specsavers.

@nudd Tim Nudd is a former creative editor of Adweek.
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