GALLERY 26: Virgin Trains - Skinny Cappu

Alternative means of travel pose the greatest threat to Virgin's business and here the brand uses comedian Rik Mayall to take a witty swipe at those too grand to use public transport. Waking Ned director Kirk Jones captures the comedy of the grim roadside cafe brilliantly and the train looks suitably sumptuous by comparison. A second spot focuses on the ordeal of domestic flying.

Product/client: Virgin Trains

Agency: Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R

Greater London House

Hampstead Road

London NW1 7QP, UK

T: +44 20 7404 2700

F: +44 20 7611 6011

Creative Directors: Mark Roalfe, Robert Campbell

Art Director: Giles Hepworth

Writer: Bill Hartley

Agency Producer: Tim Page

Production company: Tomboy Films

72-74 Margaret Street

London W1, UK

T: +44 20 7436 3324

F: +44 20 7436 3364

Director: Kirk Jones

Producer: Carrie Hart

Director of Photography: Tom McDougal

Post-production company: The Moving Picture Company

127-133 Wardour Street

London W1V 4NL, UK

T: +44 20 7434 3100

F: +44 20 7437 3951


Editor: Greg Wilcox

Flame Artist: Jean-Clement Soret