Specsavers: Fawlty Car

This is a commercial ad of Specsavers. This commercial was released in January 2016 in United Kingdom. Under the title of “Specsavers: Fawlty Car”. #shouldve. It was done by Specsavers Creative advertising agency.

Basil Fawlty is back. 35 years after he last prowled the Reception area of Fawlty Towers, John Cleese’s legendary comedy creation has returned to our screens for Specsavers.

In Fawlty Car, it’s clear the present-day Basil hasn’t lost his notorious ability to self-destruct spectacularly when events conspire against him. Throw in a should’ve gone to Specsavers twist (Fawlty eyesight?) and you have an irresistible comedy cocktail leading to inevitably calamitous results.

The commercial by Production Company is Blink Productions and is directed by Tim Bullock.

The commercial song is “Fawlty Towers Theme” by Dominik Hauser. For those of you who like this song “Fawlty Towers Theme”, you can download it from Amazon or iTunes.

And, there is Behind the Scenes that contains fun behind stories recorded while producing the commercial ad of Specsavers.

Watch the whole advertisement here.

Specsavers: Fawlty Car
Client: Specsavers
Geo: United Kingdom
Released: January 2016
Advertising Agency: Specsavers Creative
Production Company: Blink Productions
Director: Tim Bullock
Actor: John Cleese
Music: Fawlty Towers Theme by Dominik Hauser

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