Tuesday, November 01, 2016


Burberry created a wonderful short film/campaign that tells the story of Thomas Burberry. The Tale of Thomas Burberry. 160 years in the making, a story inspired by the pioneering discoveries of our founder, re-imagining key events that have shaped Burberry’s history.

 Directed by Academy Award-winner Asif Kapadia and starring Domhnall Gleeson, Sienna Miller, Dominic West and Lily James.
Shot over six days in England, with the screenplay written by Academy Award nominee Matt Charman. Sets from the film, including Thomas Burberry's workshop, were inspired by archive materials. Starring Dpmhnall Gleeson as Thomas Burberry. Sienna Miller as Thomas's fictional first love Sara. Dominic West as acclaimed polar explorer Ernest Shackleton. Lily James as Betty, a character inspired by the real-life achievements of pilot Betty Kirby-Green, who in 1937 completed a record-breaking round trip from England to Cape Town in 'The Burberry' plane.


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