Go to Work on an Egg
A cracking collection of adverts from the heyday of the Egg Marketing Board, when the likes of comic giant Tony Hancock and football legend George Best persuaded viewers to go to work on an egg.
Confused? Let Tony explain why happiness is egg-shaped. Lift the lid and dip into this selection and we promise you’ll be eggstatic.
School programme and Educational film195018 minsSilent
Eggs hatch chicks that grow into hens that lay eggs, destined for the breakfast table. Matter-of-fact educational film about hen farming.
Sparkling TV ad, as British cinema’s New Wave reaches TV advertising via theatre director Joan Littlewood.
Egg Marketing Board: Tony Hancock (Average Englishman)Egg Marketing Board: Tony Hancock (Average Englishman)
You can call Tony Hancock what you like, just don’t call him average.
Who needs a half hour? This one-minute sitcom features the much-loved comedian on top form.
Have you ever heard a pork pie grunt? Eggs are the answer in more ways than one in this classic TV ad.
Egg Marketing Board: Tony Hancock (Professional Jealousy)Egg Marketing Board: Tony Hancock (Professional Jealousy)
Hancock and Mrs Cravatte compete to be the spokesperson for the humble egg.
“Happiness is hegg-shaped” - Hancock’s helper Mrs Cravatte gets her message across.