16 May 2013 - 3:41pm | posted by | 2 comments

35-foot Viking longboat sails down the Thames to mark deal with LOVEFiLM

35-foot Viking longboat sails down the Thames to mark deal with LOVEFiLM35-foot Viking longboat sails down the Thames to mark deal with
35-foot Viking longboat sails down the Thames to mark deal with LOVEFiLM

It was just another average day in London until a 35-foot Viking longboat complete with fifteen raiders sailed down the River Thames to mark an exclusive deal between US TV show Vikings and LOVEFiLM made last week.

Two replica boats used in the TV series were sailed down the river before being parked up alongside iconic London landmarks including Buckingham Palace, the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament.

Simon Morris, chief marketing officer at LOVEFiLM, said: “Geneticists say there’s a bit of Viking DNA in all of us so we’re delighted to give our members the opportunity to indulge in first class entertainment and feast on the story of their ancestry.

“This is a landmark moment in the history of LOVEFiLM as it is the first time a major TV series has aired on our service before traditional broadcasting channels.”

Comments

16 May 2013 - 16:00
rosiemilton's picture

lovely day for a pillage!

0
1
17 May 2013 - 12:09
lvti114219's picture

Appearantly something Viking was meant to go on that day. I met a bunch of Vikings at Liverpool Street Station giving out chocolate - all though they seemed at little more peaceful (and not so "pillagy").

Anyway - they are giving away a free Viking trip to Denmark. http://www.visitdenmark.co.uk/en-gb/denmark/vikings

0
0

Please sign in or register to comment on this article.

Latest Projects from the Profile Hub

Jurlique's #AgelessBeauties Twitter Party Increases Sales!

22/10/2014
To celebrate Jurlique’s latest product range launch; Nutri-...

EMCAS

22/10/2014
OVERVIEW Financial mis-selling is an ever-growing issue –...

Visit Wales - creating romantic breaks

22/10/2014
Delivering 1000% increase in 'romantic' traffic Challenge...

Recruitment campaign

21/10/2014
Thermal Systems are an international client based in...

Retargeting on Facebook by the Numbers 2014

20/10/2014
Since the successful launch of retargeting in the News Feed...