Not an eyepatch on the real Johnny Depp

Some cynics claim the ad industry is full of pirates and brigands, but
workers aboard the good ship planning and buying had their timbers
shivered last week when a crew of buccaneers raided agencies across
London.

The pirate hoard was press-gang…

Some cynics claim the ad industry is full of pirates and brigands, but workers aboard the good ship planning and buying had their timbers shivered last week when a crew of buccaneers raided agencies across London.

The pirate hoard was press-ganged into service by Pearl & Dean and Carlton Screen Advertising, and ordered to remind agencies of the summer release of the third Pirate of the Caribbean film, At World’s End.

The Diary can picture the pirates raiding the offices of Zenith, smashing their way through the windows with a blood-curdling rendition of the Pearl & Dean theme tune.

However, the photo portrays a rather less violent picture of the proceedings, and shows Bruce McGowan, head of Cinema at Zenith, invoking the right of parlay with the pirate representatives of the Cinema Advertising Associtation.

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