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Memo from Controller of BBC1 to David Croft

Controller of BBC1 Paul Fox sends a letter of congratulations to the producer of 'Dad's Army', David Croft.

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Memo from Controller of BBC1 to David Croft

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Document Type | Memo

13 January 1970

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1970

Synopsis

After a successful third series of 'Dad's Army', Controller of BBC1 Paul Fox sends a belated memo thanking producer and co-creator David Croft for his team's hard work.

Did you know?

Paul Fox had previously been involved in a row about the opening titles to the series, having disliked the original plan to use footage of real soldiers and Nazis. This wasn't the last time the opening title sequence would change, however. The animated sequence was remade for the show's third series - the first to be made in colour.

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