Halloween bus advert 'too scary'

A Halloween bus advert which features a zombie covered in blood has been criticised for being too scary.

Zombie girl 'no worse' than other Halloween images

The image of the zombie girl on our advertising is no worse than many images you'll see at this time of year in newspapers and magazines, on the Halloween costumes in the supermarket aisles and even on kids' TV programmes.

We have been running our Halloween events for over 15 years, and they are extremely popular, with up to 5,000 people a night going through the six haunted houses and rides.

We are waiting for the Advertising Standards Authority to come back to us with their judgment to see if we have to take the ads off the buses.

– Stuart Beare, organiser of the Tulleys Farm Shocktober Fest

Halloween bus advert is criticised for being too scary

A Halloween bus advert which features a zombie covered in blood has been criticised for being too scary. The Tulleys Farm Shocktober Fest banner appears on the side of more than 100 buses operating from south London into Sussex.

Tulleys Farm Shocktober Fest banner
Tulleys Farm Shocktober Fest banner Credit: Press Association

The Advertising Standards Authority is looking at whether any rules have been broken after receiving several complaints.

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