Marks & Spencer’s Christmas advert: Paddington Bear saves the day! #M&S

One of the best loved characters in children’s literature takes centre stage in the 90-second advert and ends up becoming a festive hero.

The short clip sees Paddington dreaming of marmalade before he is woken up on Christmas Eve by a burglar on his roof.

However, Paddington mistakes the burglar to be Santa Claus as he is wearing a red outfit and is carrying a sack full of presents he’s just stolen from the neighbours.

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Paddington Bear though the burglar was SantaM&SYOUTUBEPaddington Bear though the burglar was Santa Claus in his red coat

The good-natured bear is eager to help ensure all the presents are delivered on time, despite the burglar protesting he isn’t Santa.

As they go from house to house, Paddington scoffs the odd mince pie and the pair even jump into a sleigh to travel around town in style.

In a heart-warming moment, the burglar soon sees the error of his ways as he

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