In the s, The Goon Show star Harry Secombe would front a series of adverts to promote cheap telephone calls with the slogan 'It's so cheap to phone your friends after six and at weekends'. In the late 70s BT adopted the cartoon character of Buzby, a yellow and later orange bird with attitude who was voiced by Bernard Cribbins that ly fronted for the Post Office.
He would appear on TV, poster sites, newspapers and magazines, leaflets and telephone bill envelopes for BT and even across merchandise, such was his popularity with children who could even the Buzby Club which at one point had as many as 50, members. Problem solved.
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