25 episodes

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.

The History of Advertising Podcast Jack Meggitt-Phillips

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

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.

    How Nice, You Noticed My Breasts

    How Nice, You Noticed My Breasts

    Maltesers and the menopause, deodorant and detailing what happens after one-night stands. On this episode, we are looking at pioneering ads which have changed the conversation around gender and stereotypes. Featuring contributions from Rosie Arnold. 

    • 10 min
    The Problem with Sexy Stockings

    The Problem with Sexy Stockings

    Recently, the ASA introduced a ban on gender stereotypes in ads. On this episode, we look at why this had to be introduced, and how it’s affected the creative landscape. Featuring contributions from Guy Parker and Rosie Arnold. 

    • 10 min
    What makes a great ad?

    What makes a great ad?

    Who knows? Well, hopefully, Sir Frank Lowe, Jeremy Bullmore, Dave Trott, Rory Sutherland, and Hugh Hudson have some idea. 

    • 11 min
    US vs UK

    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 US advertisers. 

    • 11 min
    The Rise of the Internet

    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. 

    • 12 min
    Managing Creativity

    Managing Creativity

    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. 

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

BecHoward ,

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

sigo2347 ,

If you love Advertising you’ll love this. Fabulous material from an unique archive.

Go on, just do it!

Nikolay Bodurov ,

Top podcast!

Brilliant podcast, truly a great listen. Recommended!!!!