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TASO ALEXANDER JOINS ARTS & SCIENCES.
23 April 2024

Taso Alexander is now represented in the UK and the US by Arts & Sciences. The director's become Burger King's go-to man in recent months with a string of commercials set in unlikely places like an operating theatre.

The surgeon is curious to know where her assistant got a Chicken Royale from—you know, just in case the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman walks in. "I got it delivered," he says, before the camera reveals a Burger King employee and a hungry patient. It would be a shame for the surgeon to miss out on this point.


Such work leads A&S bigwig James Bland to say: "I was in a hotel in Budapest when I discovered Taso and reached out immediately. I was so excited about him joining Arts & Sciences that we FaceTimed in the middle of the night because of time zone differences. I knew we had to have him on our roster immediately. Taso is instinctively funny and a virtuoso with comedy."

The company also know the way to Alexander's heart: Italian food. "They treated me to Dan Tana's and ordered the mozzarella sticks, which sealed the deal," says the Toronto-based director. "Appetisers aside, I've long admired Arts & Sciences' history of comedy, and their UK and US offices are unified in their artistic vision. There's something to having a team that's all moving in the same direction and on the same page."


For more on what Taso Alexander can bring to your next project, ring Megan Wright on 07737 145 870 or email megan@artsandsciences.com.

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