The Lost Precinct Advent Calendar – #15: Safeway

Where Harry Met Molly

The Ad of Christmas Past

The mid-1990s: a good period for British superstore chains, one of self-confidence and innovation. Also one of memorable advertising campaigns, intentionally or otherwise. TESCO had Prunella Scales and Jane Horrocks in a memorable series of adverts; the ASDA Price bottom slap returned to our screens; Morrisons still had David Jason and a dancing Morrisons logo. The voice of Somerfield was Lesley Joseph – Dorian from Birds of a Feather.
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