VIDEO: Rupert Everett talks Pygmalion in VisitBritain advert
The UK’s national tourism agency, VisitBritain, has launched an international TV campaign featuring some of Britain’s best known celebrities, inviting the world to visit Britain.
British theatre is well represented with Dame Judi Dench and Rupert Everett both featured in the campaign, along with Slumdog Millionaire actor Dev Patel, fashion icon Twiggy and chef Jamie Oliver.
Alongside a number of 30 and 60 second commercials that have been created for the campaign, are longer films featuring each of the celebrities. Rupert Everett presents much of his film from the Garrick Theatre, where he is currently starring as Professor Higgins alongside Kara Tointon in George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion.
VisitBritain extended commercial featuring Rupert Everett
23 June 2011