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Egg Marketing Board: Tony Hancock (Violinist)

Not even an egg for breakfast can enhance Tony Hancock’s musical skills.

Advert 1966 1 mins


The British Egg Marketing Board worked with PR firm Ogilvy and Mather to produce a long-running series of commercials extolling the health benefits of eggs for breakfast. A whole campaign featured glum comic Tony Hancock, praising the uplifting benefits of eggs. Here, neighbour Pat Coombs pops by to give some breakfasting tips.