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Letter from Clive Dunn's agent

Clive Dunn's agent confirms billing order.

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WRITTEN DOCUMENT 1957


[Masthead: "Delfont-Grade Agency Limited
Licensed annually by the City of Westminster"]

8th March, 1968.

David Croft Esq.,
B.B.C. Television Centre,
Wood Lane,
London, W.12.

Dear David,

re: Clive Dunn

With regard to the above artiste's appearance in "DAD'S ARMY" this is to confirm
my conversation with you recently regarding the billing. It is understood and
agreed that Clive Dunn will be billed third after Arthur Lowe and John Le
Mesurier over the title in the same size.

I look forward to seeing the show which I wish you every success with.

Every best wish,

Yours sincerely, For Delfont-Grade Agency Ltd.

[Handwritten signature: "Michael Grade"]


[Footer: "A DIVISION OF THE GRADE ORGANISATION LIMITED"]


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Document Type | Letter

08 March 1968

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1968

Synopsis

Acting on behalf of his client, theatrical agent Michael Grade confirms that Clive Dunn will be listed third in the credits, after Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier.

Did you know?

Clive Dunn had already made a name for himself by playing characters considerably older than his real age. Despite his appearance in 'Dad's Army', he was only 58 when he began playing Jonesy. His agent at the time was Michael Grade, who went on to become a major figure in British broadcasting.

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