Monday, January 14, 2008
Thomas Yau, star of new Halifax commercial
The latest can't-get-it-out-of-your-head Halifax commercial features a Mr. Thomas Yau, an employee at the bank from Leeds who auditioned after seeing an internal email.
I don't know how they do it but the people who make the Halifax ads seem to have a knack of choosing songs that really stick in your head! Still, it's a fun ad and it's nice to see a Chinese face in a commercial who isn't doing the usual, predictable, stereotypical stuff.
You can see behind-the-scenes clips and an interview with Thomas on Halifax's dedicated website: www.halifaxsomethinggood.co.uk/
And here's the ad itself (Warning: Contains catchy song!):