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Monkeys, Jay Grey and Eardrum pick up Radio Lions

A Three Drunk Monkeys ad for Ikea, produced by Eardrum, had the best Australian showing in the radio category at Cannes, picking up a Gold Lion.

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The script:

TEACHER: Okay… Bradley, tell the class about your holidays.

BRADLEY: Yeah, it was really good. My dad built us a new f(BLEEP)ing kitchen. It’s got wooden f(BLEEP)k bench tops. And some stupid f(BLEEP)ing soft closing drawers. There’s a dishwasher, that was a real c(BLEEP), and even a f(BLEEP)ing breakfast bar. Mum thought Dad was a massive C(BLEEP) while he was building it.

VO: Get a kitchen installed without teaching your kids new words.  Visit IKEA.com.au. We can plan, deliver and install the whole f(BLEEP)g thing for you

Meanwhile, Sydney’s Jay Grey won three silver lions for a campaign for the 4 Pines Brewing Company.

Completing the Australian radio winners, Eardrum won a bronze for its Strepsils campaign which saw actors ring a series of Sydney talk radio stations and pretend to have a cough before taking a lozenge to ease their voice.

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