What Have The BBC Ever Done For Us?

We're big fans of the Beeb at Sell! Towers. It's undergoing a rather ominous-looking government 'review' at the moment, brilliantly eviscerated by Stewart Lee in the Guardian. It would be a huge step backwards if pressures from the commercial friends of the government lead to it being diminished. Anyhow, here's an excellent classic 'promotion' (remember, they don't do 'ads') from the BBC. Seems quite appropriate today...


  1. brilliant. but you know if it was done today, some bitter creative would scream "it's been done, they've just ripped off life of brian"

    cue bitter creatives and placement teams.

  2. Possibly G_L.

    Maybe we just have to stop caring so much what other people think...