If you’re a Monty Python fan you’ll remember the famous scene in “Life of Brian” where someone “what have the Romans ever done for us?”. A few years later John Cleese is back asking the same question in this old advert for the BBC and the UK TV license.
If you’re of a certain age you’ll probably recognise at least some of the other celebrities who make brief appearances in the ad. Bob Geldof and Terry Wogan both have cameos.
Public service broadcasting is a good thing. It may not be perfect, but I’d hate to see a world where only Sky and other paid services existed.