Cadbury: Buy a Legend, Win a Legend by Elvis

Agency: Elvis
Client: Cadbury
Date: Mar 2019
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Cadbury has revealed a social content push to support the return of its ‘Buy a Legend, Win a Legend’ promotion, featuring football legends Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville. The initiative was developed in partnership with creative agency Elvis.

As part of this year’s ‘Buy a Legend, Win a Legend’ campaign, which is now in its second year, Elvis has worked with Cadbury to develop video content featuring two Premier League legends; Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville. The two films comically illustrate that by buying a legendary Cadbury product, consumers have the opportunity to win a legend: an exclusive experience with a former Premier League footballer.

The humorous films each feature a shopper being surprised by a football legend when they purchase a bar of Cadbury Dairy Milk. In one film, a man purchasing the chocolate bar at a self-checkout sees a screen displaying ‘Unexpected item in bagging area’, before Jamie Redknapp appears and hands him a carrier bag. In the other execution, an unsuspecting woman buying a bar of Cadbury Dairy Milk sees four Gary Nevilles at the end of her supermarket checkout. The checkout assistant then blows a whistle to call one of the Gary Nevilles up to the till.

In addition to social content, Cadbury has also launched other ‘Buy a Legend, Win a Legend’ activity including in-store comms and a digital takeover of the Premier League website and social channels.


Client: Lyndsey Homer, Brand Manager, Cadbury Dairy Milk

Client: Colin O’Toole, Marketing Manager Chocolate UK&I

Creative agency: ELVIS

Account Director: Keelie Lynch

Senior Account Manager: Charles Hazzan

Creatives: James Bougourd and Elli Stone

Associate Creative Director: James Hudson

Creative Producer: Joe Revens

Planning Director: Camilla Yates

Motion Designer: Joshua Rodrigues

Media Agency: Oceane Epron, Comms Planning Manager, Carat

Talent Agency: Gemma Woor, Client Manager, MKTG

PR Agency: Karen Shaw, Senior Manager, Golin

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