The most inspiring ads ever?

Wouldn’t it be great to bring together the collective wisdom of the UK’s top advertising creatives? Yes it would. So we have. Here you can discover the ads chosen by the UK's creative gurus for our '3 great ads I had nothing to do with' series.

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Vinnie Jones in British Heart Foundation's 'CPR' ad by Grey London

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Guinness 'Sapeurs' by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO

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  • Kia-ora: Too Orangey for Crows - selected by Darren Bailes, VCCP

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Lurpak's 'Kitchen Odyssey' by Wieden & Kennedy has been selected twice in the series

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  • Orange: Dance - selected by Gerry Human, Ogilvy & Mather

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Stella Artois' 'Ice-skating priests' by Lowe London

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  • Yellow Pages: J.R. Hartley - selected by Peter Souter, TBWA
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