The Boy and the Piano – It’s the John Lewis Christmas Ad!

Jill Holtz

November 15, 2018

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It’s always one of the most highly anticipated Christmas ads, the John Lewis ad, and after Moz The Monster last year, what’s in store for 2018? Wait no more, it’s finally here! The Boy and the Piano – it’s the John Lewis Christmas ad!

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John Lewis always sets the bar high for a really iconic Christmas ad, and for the last decade their ad has been hotly anticipated. Over the years we have seen two snowmen fall in love, Monty the Penguin, Bear and the Hare, a hilarious bouncing boxer and last year’s cuddly Moz the Monster.

moz the monster

Speculation is always rife as to the theme, and also the choice of soundtrack. This year’s ad is set to Elton John’s Your Song, and there’s a reason why.

This year, they’ve gone a different route and this year’s story is about the power of a gift. And how that gift inspired, changed and influenced the course of a little boy’s life. That little boy just happens to be Elton John.

The film begins in the present day and works backwards chronologically through Elton’s life right until the moment on Christmas morning when he received the special gift that changed his life.

Check out the John Lewis Christmas ad 2018 here:

You might also enjoy reading Sainsbury’s Christmas Ad ‘The Big Night’ is a Big Tearjerker!

What do you think of this year’s John Lewis Christmas ad? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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Published On: November 15th, 2018 / Categories: Entertainment / Last Updated: November 15th, 2018 / Tags: , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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