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This year’s ITV Christmas cartoon special starring David Jason and written by advertising executive Geoffrey Sundquist will be used by DIY chain Do-It-All and The Sun in their Christmas promotions. Sundquist, development director at the integrated marketing group Osprey, wrote the children’s story ‘Father Christmas and the Missing Reindeer’ after his younger brother Gerry committed suicide. The book has been made into a 45-minute animation by Cosgrove Hall, the maker of Danger Mouse.

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