J. Walter Thompson appears to put the same amount of effort into
finding talent for its social activities as it does for assembling its
The agency, which recently announced dramatic changes to its creative
line-up, also held its annual comedy night the other week. Clearly, the
organisers have an eye for comic talent as they booked up-and-coming
comedians, Ben ’n’Arn and Al Murray the Pub Landlord.
And which acts won the top Perrier Prizes the day after at the Edinburgh
Festival? Why, the two which had just performed at the somewhat less
glamorous venue of the JWT bar.