The golden age of British advertising was more than just Mad Men and liquid lunches. Every week, the History of Advertising podcast reveals the stories behind the nation’s most celebrated adverts.
US vs UK
The Brits might not like to admit it, but the golden age of UK advertising owes a great debt to American influences. Featuring contributions from Sir Alan Parker, Judie Lannon and Dave Trott, we unpack the differences and similarities between the UK and...
The Rise of the Internet
On this industry insight episode of the History of Advertising Podcast, we are looking at the rise of the internet, and how it’s affected adland. With contributions from Rory Sutherland, Judie Lannon, Martin Boase, Dave Trott, and Brian Palmer.
Adland's most valuable assets go out of the building at the end of every working day. In this episode, we hear how Dave Trott.and Sir Frank Lowe managed their creative teams, and the lessons agency leaders can take from their differing approaches.
Do you need to do your research?
Does research help, or hinder creativity? Sir Frank Lowe recalls the successful Heineken campaign that would have never been made, if they had listened to the research. Meanwhile, Judie Lannon and Jeremy Bullmore explore how research can inspire great...
Directing the Golden Age
“A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.” On this episode of the history of advertising podcast, we are taking a closer look at the policemen, midwives, psychoanalysts and sycophantic bastards – as we look...
The Rise of Commercial TV
Starting with the first TV ad ever broadcast in the UK, we continue our look at the rise of commercial TV in the UK. We see how the medium evolved from its uninspiring beginnings, when directors and writers started focusing on producing ads that were...
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Absolute must for pop culture fans
A real treat of a podcast, offering a witty and insightful look at our best loved and best remembered adverts
If you love Advertising you’ll love this. Fabulous material from an unique archive.
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Brilliant podcast, truly a great listen. Recommended!!!!