KitKat Christmas Break provides some welcome relief

This is definitely the last Christmas ad we’ll post this year – we promise. Fittingly, it’s the antidote to all other seasonal spots – no turkey, no cheesy cover versions, no nothing

We know we’ve been bombarding you with Christmas ads for the last few weeks. So here’s the ad for everyone who hates Christmas ads. Thank you J Walter Thompson London

Creatives: Ryan Lawson and Andy Smith. Great voiceover by Tom Hollander

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