Old TV

UK television adverts 1955–1990


This site was started by Stephanie Jenkins with the help of Joan Williams in December 2005.



Please email any corrections, additions, and suggestions. Don’t be afraid if you can only remember some of the words: every little helps.

Email <stephanie.jenkins@gmail.com>



Many people whose parents appeared in old commercials are asking if we can supply copies of them. We regret we are unable to help with this: you need to contact the firm that made the product.


Old television

“Offensive would be too strong a word by far for these comic little interruptions, but one did feel nonetheless that a thick skin of resistance to them would be needed before long” (The Times, 23 September 1955)



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& Joan Williams

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