Robin Wight
Apr 18, 2019

Graham Fink's flying aspidistra, the fake Japanese client and other tales

UK ad man Robin Wight looks back at the Mad Men-style antics, outrageous ideas and classic work of the agency he co-founded in 1979 as he steps down from Engine and WCRS is consigned to history.

Forty years on surviving as long as CDP and longer than BMP what’s to be said about the advertising baby I helped create all those years ago And then helped grow into an infant prodigy that even grew faster than Saatchis.

WCRS became a somewhat troubled teenager around 1990, when it lost 13 clients over 20 months. Then it pulled itself together into a serious grown-up, which could still break the mould for the likes...

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