A huge tip of the hat today to comedian Michael Spicer for his really rather magnificent fake Barclays ad.

Lampooning not just the banking giant but also its resident voiceover man Stephen Merchant, Mr Spicer's version of the giant egg-timer advert is a wonderful pop at the Barclays over the Libor scandal. To see what we mean, just click play, above.

Check out more of Spicer's excellent comedy videos over on his One-Man Lolwagon tumblr. In the meantime, here's one of our favourites - Thief Baby:

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