In the 1980s, Ace worked as a waitress in a McDonald's restaurant on Tottenham Court Road. (PROSE: Head Games, Illegal Alien, Matrix) At one point she kicked out Tegan Jovanka and Diva for not ordering anything. (PROSE: The Crystal Bucephalus)
In 1994, Ben Jackson and Polly Wright ordered two hamburgers, fries and a Coke from a McDonald's in Cumbria. Neither had heard of the restaurant, as it arrived after their native time of 1966. Ben thought the food tasted awful. (PROSE: Invasion of the Cat-People)
Behind the scenes
The American fast food chain arrived in the United Kingdom in 1974, thirty-four years after its emergence in its home nation, and eight years after Ben and Polly's time.
In 2017, Richard Franklin starred in a commercial advertising the McDonald's Monopoly promotion, and in 2019, Vitas Varnas starred in an ad for McDonald's Australia advertising the All Day Menu.