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Mark Denton

Mark Denton

Job

Director/creative director/president of Creative Circle.

Company

Coy! Communications

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7631 1649

Address

Third Floor, 41-42 Eastcastle Street, London, , W1W 8DU

Born

17th December 1956

Career highlights

Awards x 507.

Most cringeworthy moment of your career

Walking the length of Soho with my shirt hanging out of my flies.

Best thing about your job

That I'm still in it.

Worst thing about your job

Crap tea on shoots.

Advice for a wannabe A Lister

Effort = reward.

If you could be anyone else in this business, who would it be?

Who wants to be anyone else?

What would you do on a sabbatical?

Think about work all the time.

Your USP?

Custom-made socks.

What would you change about yourself?

My kneecaps.

Favourite media

Evening Standard, Scamp, Dave Trott's blog, BBC Four.

Favourite shop

Selfridges.

What’s the biggest lie you’ve told?

I've only won 506 awards.

How many toilets do you own?

Four.

What can’t you live without (apart from family)?

Moustache wax.

Lowdown

Denton downsized this year, leaving Therapy Films, which he co-founded, in search of purer pursuits, ie. the work. The challenge with Coy! Communications, his new incarnation, headed jointly with Sara Cummins, will be to ensure it doesn't grow like Therapy, whose size he found a distraction. Similarly distracting to him is the quality of his cuppa, obviously: he dishes out to runners a Denton's Tea Colour Specifier, whose colour matches range from \"gnats\" and \"British Rail\" to \"builders\" and \"st


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