We just got a mention on the Sara Cox Radio 2 nighttime show! Thanks @sarajcox
2013: Here's the 12 Ads Of Christmas 2013, and KFC stunned a nation with a song about festive forgiveness which went on, and on, and on, and on, and...
The 12 Ads Of Christmas 2013
2013: The BBC went all-out with their Christmas Run-up viral videos, drawing together lots of stars to give all sorts of helpful (and not-so-helpful) advice. There's more from the 2013 Run-Up here.
The Christmas 2017 Lookback is currently being written up, but we may be overdoing the alliteration a little:
"In 2016 Costa Coffee committed a calamitous Christmas crime..."
Let's see if it makes it to the final edit...
2012: However, Asda showed how to really demonstrate how busy mothers are in their ad which scored highly in the 12 Ads Of Christmas 2012.
The 12 Ads Of Christmas 2012
2012: The Run-Up to Christmas 2012 featured a darkly satirical advert from Morrisons which ended up depressing a nation.
Always amusing revisiting scribbled notes taken during the previous Run-Up when drafting the write-ups.
"Paddington does NOT get sworn at, says ad watchdog."
2011: Our first-ever 12 Ads Of Christmas featured the lovable Argos aliens.
The 12 Ads Of Christmas 2011
We go full-tilt from this coming Sunday! Whilst we make our final preparations, we're going to remind you of our previous Christmas Run-Ups, starting with 2011. Over the next few days, we're going to post links to our various write-ups - follow the links and have a wallow in Christmases Past :)
One week until we go full-tilt...
Strictly Come Dancing and the X Factor are both on tonight. Christmas may still be well beyond the horizon, but we're now heading in the right direction!