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6th Jul, 2022

Online retailer suspects Santa's workshop is much closer to home

CHRISTMAS is fast approaching and Santa is busy preparing presents in his workshop at the North Pole – or is he?

According to online retailer Find Me a Gift, based in Southam, St Nick is much closer to home than we think.

Hot on the heels of high-profile festive ads from John Lewis and M&S, comes Find Me A Gift’s own offering on YouTube, made for the rather smaller production budget of £15.

The advert ‘They Call Him Ned’ follows snow-bearded employee Ned Bardey collecting gifts – from toys and gadgets to homeware and beauty products – from the firm’s warehouse for distribution around the world.

Filmed after an employee spotted Ned’s striking resemblance to Father Christmas, the fun film is the product of an investigation of Ned and his ‘helpers’, with intriguing results…

Visit to watch the advert.


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