Learn about the last 50 years of the master of the seas, Captain Birds Eye
Captain Birds Eye made his first appearance in 1967. Quality has always been Captain Birds Eye’s No.1 priority and over the years, he has sailed the world’s oceans, learning and mastering his trade to bring the nation’s families only the best. Click here for more information about Captain Birds Eye’s last 50 years and see below for a timeline of his journey.
Captain Birds Eye made his first appearance on our TV screens, played by the iconic John Hewer.
Captain Birds Eye made his singing debut on national radio.
“Captain Birds Eye and the Zirdars” saw our famous character meet an alien in an exclusive storybook and tape.
Captain Birds Eye celebrated his Silver Jubilee with commemorative franking on over 45 million letters and parcels posted within the UK.
Our original, well-loved Captain Birds Eye returned to our screens.
After almost a decade away from British TV screens, Captain Birds Eye made a fleeting appearance in a new advertisement where he was spotted on a fishing boat bringing in the daily catch. He then reappeared later in the year in a dedicated fish fingers TV ad, reminiscent of his olden-day appearances.