The battle for the most popular Christmas advert is here.. Watch Marie Claire’s favourite Christmas advertisements
The tearjerker stars Mr and Mrs Bear; two elderly teddies flying home for Christmas to see their family
Marks & Spencer
Mrs Claus sends her husband, Santa Claus, off on his sleigh before secretly turning to her secret lair, dressing in red and shooting off on a ski-jet and helicopter, named R-DOLF, to deliver Anna’s surprise Christmas present – a pair of new, glittering red trainers.
The advert tells the story of the red-breast bird’s adventures to return home for one of Waitrose’s mince pies.
The department store went for smiles rather than tears this year with a heartwarming advert featuring Buster the dog and wildlife leaping around a trampoline.
Burberry has taken Christmas luxury to another level, spending an eye-watering £10m on its lavish three and a half minute film. The Tale of Thomas Burberry includes a roster of British Hollywood stars including Dominic West and Sienna Miller and written by Academy Award-nominated Matt Charman and directed by Academy Award-winning Asif Kapadia.
This year the pharmacist and beauty retailer has put women at the focus of its adverts again – namely celebrating the 500,000 that work on Christmas Day, and giving a few of them a makeover
Lidl Ireland – Christmas Moments
The Lidl advert this year is lovely, telling the simple story of a family get together, with a special guest of honour.
The Greatest Gift It’s funny, festive and beautifully animated.
A nice, understated seasonal offering from Morrisons – snow, tinsel, turkey and Trivial Pursuit.