Friday 24 February 2017

The Farce is strong with him: Mattress Mick's new Star Wars-themed ad has to be seen to be believed

Clare Cullen

Clare Cullen

Fans of Mattress Mick will surely enjoy this new offering from the famous

The kooky character stars in the latest ad for the business which is Star Wars themed.

It begins with the text "A long time ago, in a galaxy on the bus route 77A" and progresses to a man playing a guitar while singing about mattresses, interspersed with shots of Darth Vader.

The video is so bad it's great, and in keeping with quirky Mick's aesthetic.

Mattress Mick is the owner of the shop of the same name which sells - you guessed it - mattresses. He has been in the business for over forty years.

Mattress Mick gained a worldwide stage when Steven Fry tweeted a photo of Mick's 'mattress prizefighter' sign while in Ireland, writing "One day I hope to meet Mattress Mick. I think we'll have lots to discuss. Mattresses for example. And prices".

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