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5 November 2019

A Very Carey Christmas

by Syd Briscoe

Walkers: “All I Want for Christmas” - 60s

On the twenty-fifth anniversary of her hit single/destroyer of retail workers' souls 'All I Want For Christmas Is You', Mariah Carey celebrates by starring in Walkers' biggest Christmas outing yet. The brand play a blast of the iconic tune, of course, but it's chiefly about the notorious diva doing what she does best: be herself.

Carey handing out luxurious gifts to a film crew while wearing a sparkly gown is extremely on-brand, as is her refusal to share when it comes to the last bag of a limited-edition seasonal flavour. Her crisp etiquette leaves something to be desired when she finally relents to giving a single morsel to a plebeian elf. Everyone knows withholding the bag is plain rude, but we doubt even her manager has the baubles to tell her.

Creative Agency: Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO Ⓟ Ⓦ
CCO: Alex Grieve
Managing Partner: Brenda Frixa
Group Strategist: Craig Mawdsley
Strategy Director: Olivia Stubbings
Director's Agent: ENID London Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Anita Sasdy
Production Ass'nt: Frankie Burwell-Wright
Production Services: Caviar Ⓟ Ⓦ
Editor: Scott Cato Ⓦ @ The Quarry Ⓟ Ⓦ
Colourist: Thomas Mangham @ The Mill Ⓟ Ⓦ
Sound Designer: Parv Thind @ Wave Ⓟ Ⓦ
Casting Co: Talent Republic Ⓟ Ⓦ

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