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Diary: Sorrell and Hornby pay homage to Fast Show

Diary: Sorrell and Hornby pay homage to Fast Show

Well, well - what do we have here?

Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Dentsu Aegis Network s UK chief executive, Tracy De Groose (right), and its managing director, Richard Morris (centre), bagged front-row seats at Burberry Prorsum s show during London Fashion Week. The JWT executive partner James Whitehead ge...

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Saatchi Saatchi s chief strategy officer, Richard Huntington (@adliterate), shows off his pet pooch, Edward, who landed fourth place in the London 2014 Fun Dog Show last weekend. Creature London s Dan Shute is unsurprisingly the worse for wea...

 
 
Diary: Corporal punishment

Diary: Corporal punishment

To pampered ad types, a pitch may sometimes feels like a prolonged battle - but it turns out that it is not good preparation for military life, as WCRS's executive creative director Ross Neil recently discovered.

 
 
Diary: Planning, the MRI way

Diary: Planning, the MRI way

Ever wondered what the inside of some of the industry's finest planning brains look like?

 
 
Diary: Agencies and brands wet themselves for charity

Diary: Agencies and brands wet themselves for charity

With the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge spanning the world in support of Lou Gehrig's disease, a few agencies have bravely got involved by wetting themselves.

 
 
Diary: You can forget Crimbo

Diary: You can forget Crimbo

If you haven't already started cartwheeling around the office in excitement, spare a thought for any agency that makes it through to compete for the BBC's advertising roster.

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Lida s chairman, Matthew Heath (@MatthewHeath), proudly shows off his trophy for Best Men s Scones in Strete. Diary favourite Robin Wight (@RobinWightUK) has the obligatory picture taken outside No10 on a trip to promote his charity, The Ide...

 
 
Ad-ecdotes #1 Malcolm Green on Peter Schmeichel

Ad-ecdotes #1 Malcolm Green on Peter Schmeichel

Campaign spoke to Green Cave People founder Malcolm Green about his time working with former Manchester United goal keeper Peter Schmeichel.

 
 
Diary: Doctor's appointment

Diary: Doctor's appointment

Laura Jordan Bambach, the president of D AD, has received an honorary doctorate from Norwich University of the Arts for her services to graphic design. Jordan Bambach, who is also a creative partner at Mr President, moved from digital design to adver...

 
 
The buzz

The buzz

The PR man running Paddy Power s Twitter account entertained followers on Saturday by live Tweeting a text conversation with a Dublin Airport worker called Steve. Steve thought he was texting Jess, a woman he had met at a bar. Luckily, when told the ...

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Adam Eve/DDB s Club Tropicana night last Thursday turned out to be a suitable occasion to celebrate victory in the Virgin Atlantic pitch. Spare a thought for the Twitter boss Bruce Daisley, who was looking forward to a peaceful break lear...

 
 
I'm gonna wash that brand right outa my hair

I'm gonna wash that brand right outa my hair

After some no doubt cathartic end-of-an-era drinks last night, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roafle/Y&R has signalled that it is ready to move on from losing Virgin Atlantic as a client.

 
 
Diary: Tubbs in the tub

Diary: Tubbs in the tub

With Dave Buonaguidi leaving Karmarama after 14 years, was Ben Bilboul trying to turn back the clock and convince him to stay by emulating Hot Tub Time Machine ? Actually, no the hired hot tub was part of Karmarama s Miami Vice -themed annual sum...

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Who doesn t love a lemon drizzle? The Essentials magazine summer fete scored big with the sunshine and a bake-off-winning cake from Goodstuff s Sam Drake . "Ignore most great ideas , they are ten a penny. Concentrate on great execution." Words...

 
 
Diary: Lidstone jumped, dunked and snapped

Diary: Lidstone jumped, dunked and snapped

The taller they stand, the harder they fall. So spare a thought for Russ Lidstone, the 6 4" Devonian chief executive of Havas Worldwide London. Lidstone a serious basketball player in his youth, having played in the national league and for England...

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Grey s Nils Leonard (@nilsleonard) has been keeping us amused with photo documentation of his trip to Korea. Our favourite Tweet was this interesting building, which Leonard showcased with the simple line: "Welcome to Korea." William Hague won...

 
 
Diary: Ee bah gum!

Diary: Ee bah gum!

As the saying goes: "Tha' can allas tell a Yorkshireman. But tha' can't tell 'im much." So it turns out the VCCP Tour de France, organised by Charles Vallance from the White Rose county, wasn't the miserable event that this week's Diary makes out.

 
 
Diary: Yellow fever strikes

Diary: Yellow fever strikes

In case you missed it, the Tour de France has just passed through England, giving agencies a tenuous excuse to, erm, flex their creative muscles. Soul dyed the coats of 150 sheep yellow for Yorkshire Building Society a stunt worthy of a Cannes Gran...

 
 
 

PICTURE GALLERY

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Nabs Big Bash Last night's Nabs Big Bash at Battersea Evolution was aptly themed Heaven and Hell as for many it was just that.

Nuts staff go nude for charity calendar The nudity in this week's Nuts magazine has taken a surprising turn. Instead of ladies, it's the lads who are baring all - specifically the male editorial staff of the IPC magazine.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Big Awards 2012 Campaign celebrated its Big Awards 2012 in style last week at Grosvenor House.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: British Arrows Awards Agency creatives were out in force to celebrate the British Arrows Awards 2012.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Creative Circle Awards Creatives from all agencies gathered together for last night's Creative Circle Awards at London's Roundhouse in Chalk Farm.


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