A SCOTS barber has produced an advert launching their festive Black Friday vouchers and statements buyers have reported it is greater than the John Lewis Xmas ad.
Sovereign Grooming, which has salons in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, introduced the video clip on social media yesterday ahead of today’s income saving browsing event.
The clip displays a person, played by Sean Cunningham, acquiring ready in advance of remembering that vouchers are accessible at the barbers that day.
He then rushes to the raise ahead of realising his car is not working so he has to uncover an alternative indicates of transportation.
Down on his luck, Sean fails to quit a bus and ends up detouring via a forest where he makes an attempt to leap over a stream but ends up soaked immediately after falling in.
While this takes place, Sovereign Grooming is having all set to shut as a male barber sweeps the floor and turns off the lights.
A slowed down variation of iconic Grease hit “You’re the a single that I want” plays in the track record.
Equally adult men then get to the door as the barber is closing up and Sean arrives.
Despite pleading through the glass, the barber simply just faucets his watch and explains they are shut telling the customer to ‘go home’.
Sean then goes through various phases of grief with tears in his eyes as he simply cannot think he has skipped his opportunity to get vouchers.
He begins to stroll away prior to receiving a tap on the shoulder from generous barbershop owner Kyle Ross who fingers him vouchers and stops him from reaching for his wallet.
The two men embrace and the content shopper heads household as Kyle turns to the digicam and suggests: “He could have just purchased it online’.”
Sovereign Grooming posted the online video on their social pages yesterday (THURS) in advance of their vouchers likely on sale today.
Their article read: “Did we just make a superior Christmas advert than John Lewis with a budget of £0.
“Huge shoutout to @Attic_87 for this and all his incredible perform this year. And to @SeanC8928 for subjecting himself to this again.
“Our Black Friday vouchers go on sale tomorrow, with big savings on gift vouchers.”
The clip has attracted in excess of 1,200 views on Instagram and gained dozens of feedback from amazed viewers.
Erin Crawley reported: “I assume I just felt each individual one emotion ever there. You win Black Friday and Christmas.”
Maureen MacLean wrote: “Fantastic advert and that’s what I phone a real hug.”
David Paterson commented: “Who demands an alien to make an advert out of this entire world!
“Great effort. Love the simple fact that if you flip up at the store you get a free a person, see you at closing time.”
Barry Clarkson extra: “Hahaha love it.”
Talking nowadays, operator Kyle, 32, said : “The responses and opinions this 12 months have been amazing.
“Most of the individuals who viewed last 12 months have currently considered the new film and have told us it should really develop into an yearly aspect like the John Lewis Christmas advertisement.
“In truth, we’ve experienced lots of them telling us that they like our advert improved than what the significant names are performing at this time of calendar year.
“We had a whole lot of fun shooting it in excess of two days – while the scenes outside the salon prompted a few lifted eyebrows.
“There is a busy bar proper across the street, so we have been finding a good deal of shouts when we were being hugging on the avenue though a man with a digicam spun round us.”
“It’s fortunate for us that Sean is this sort of an simple-heading man with a perception of humour and he does not intellect the ribbing he gets.”
“We’re previously arranging subsequent year’s and may well even start off taking pictures it in the summer time.”