Detail

Title ID 4777Collection ID582
TitleCountry Pot ‘Ooh Arr’
Date[ca. 1980s]
CollectionShippam Ltd
Genre/TypeProfessionalCorporateNon-fictionAdvertisement
ThemeWorking Life
KeywordsIndustry Food Farming
Location
Localunknown
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionShippam Ltd
ProducerFoote, Cone and Belding [FCB] (Advertising Agency)
Commissioning bodyShippam Ltd
NarratorDonald Sinden
CastJohn Quentin, Susan Porrett
FormatColour Sound
Duration00 min. 30 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This comic advert for Shippam's Country Pot, features the voice of Donald Sinden, shows a woman and a man exclaiming 'Ooo-arr!' when they bite into sandwiches filled with tasty Country Pot spreads.

Description

This comic advert for Shippam's Country Pot, which features the voice of Donald Sinden, shows a woman at the Vicar's tea party and a man at his Country Club blurt out 'Ooo-arr!' when they bite into sandwiches filled with Country Pot spreads. After a display of the array of fresh foods that go into the Country Pot jar, the joke is reversed when a farmer, sitting on his tractor, bites into a sandwich and exclaims 'By George!'.

Various versions of the advertisement on the same theme are held in the archive.

Stills

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