Watch: Tesco’s celebratory Christmas ad after year of pandemic gloom

Tesco's Christmas ad is celebratory after a troubled year  for most people

Tesco is encouraging shoppers to treat themselves this Christmas after a year dominated by the Covid pandemic and associated lockdowns.

The leading grocer’s festive ad is a humorous take on a year many will be glad to leave behind, recalling “naughty” experiences that typified the outbreak - from stockpiling of loo rolls to video call etiquette or not sponsoring Captain Tom.

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