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Persil
(1-25 of 65)

Persil
"Extraordinary Powers"
30s
13 Aug 2017
Telekinetic kiddies move earth and gunky paints without fear of stains... because with Powergems in control, everything will come up smelling of roses.

Persil
"Monster Stains"
2 mins 15s
5 May 2016
This utterly captivating little film is a really inventive way to demonstrate the power of Persil.

Persil
"Free the Kids"
2 mins 37s
29 Mar 2016
This ad for Persil is a really interesting film and it gets your attention but it takes two giant leaps... and that's at least one too many.

Persil
"Rashmita"
75s
3 Dec 2015
Another lovely look at mothers around the world recognising the importance of their children's education from director Amanda Blue.

Persil
"First Day of School"
2 mins 10s
2 Sep 2015
This emotional film for Persil concentrates on a young mother raising her son in a Brazilian favela.

Persil
"Breakdancing"
50s
22 Jul 2015
As if entertaining the crowds at Glastonbury wasn't enough, prodigal breakdancer B Girl Terra proves to be a dab hand at removing stains as well.

Persil
"Pizza Maker"
30s
1 Jun 2015
As they try to invent a pizza-making machine, a group of fascinated children pay little heed to the impact on their clothes.

Persil
"Red Nose Day"
30s
15 Feb 2015
Shots from a previous commercial have been used to create this special 'Red Nose Day' offering for Persil.

Persil
"Working Together"
40s
8 Jul 2014
Strangely, we were just wondering about the absence of washing detergent commercials the other day... and then this strange brew pops up on our screen.

Persil
"Better Stain Removal"
20s
30 Jun 2014
Could this ad for Persil have been designed to look any less appealing? The graphics, the choice of clothing, the colour palette... it's just horrible.

Persil
"Small & Mighty"
20s
3 Feb 2014
In the latest incarnation of Persil, there's a pop-out thingy in the centre of the bottle that will help you get rid of stains.

Persil
"Whatever Life Throws"
50s
11 Jul 2013
A little girl walks in slow motion through a meadow towards the camera as arcs of paint representing stains soil her pristine dress.

Persil
"Firework"
30s
6 May 2013
A horribly middle-class squeaky child tells us how the advertised capsule "explodes like a ginormous firework".

Persil
"Calling All Kids"
40s
4 Sep 2012
Children mess around with musical instruments in this charming commercial which suggests that there are more ways for children to enjoy a bit of a dirt than through a muddy puddle.

Persil
"Garage Band"
30s
4 Jun 2012
A quintet of children put together a garage band using what ever materials they can find – no matter how grubby.

Persil
"Bear Grylls"
30s
6 Mar 2012
Scout Master and self-regarding adventurer Bear Grylls gets dirty in this ad for Persil which follows the 'dirt is good' principle.

Persil
"Fifteen Minutes In"
40s
20 Jun 2011
There's another dollop of Kirstie Allsop in this continuation of the earlier ad showing the property mogul helping some children create a herb garden.

Persil
"30 Minutes"
60s
20 Jun 2011
Kirstie Allsop uses her schoolma'am manner to boss a pair of children into making a herb garden.

Persil
"29 Minute Mark"
30s
20 Jun 2011
Kirstie Allsop fronts this ad for Persil which appears to think it was made in the 1950s... but not in a good way.

Persil
"ITV Family Documentaries Sponsorship"
65s
13 Jun 2011
A series of bumpers advertising the sponsorship of documentaries on ITV by Persil and Comfort.

Persil
"Stabilisers"
30s
5 May 2011
This ad compares the advertised detergent's willingness to experiment with that of young boys.

Persil
"T-Shirt Record"
30s
8 Mar 2011
This cute ad for Persil shows a number of children trying to break the world record for t-shirts in a single person.

Persil
"Have A Go"
30s
15 May 2010
A series of children described things they have tried... and in each case the thing that they have tried has made them extremely mucky.

Persil
"Brave The Cold"
20s
29 Oct 2009
Apparently, the advertised washing detergent is effective at just 15 degrees Celsius.

Persil
"Flowers"
30s
5 Aug 2009
The idea of clothes being made from flowers might not sound that promising but it's been made to look very attractive indeed.


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