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Talking Pages – Gabrielle Drake and John Cleese (1989)

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“What appeals to me about this is that it is typically British” says Trevor Rudge. “Chaos ensuing all around, reacted to with that stoic ‘Stiff Upper Lip Approach’ by John Cleese and Gabrielle Drake. The emergency is also exaggerated beyond reality. There are some fabulous visuals (look out for the swimming dog) and the fish tank gag is tied in beautifully.”

This Ad was Number 5 in our Top 10 Funniest Adverts of the 80’s. See the full list here.

This commercial also featured in our round-up of the 50 funniest adverts of all time.

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