Wednesday's Quote of the Day
"It's a collection of clichés and stock characters which I can't see as being anything other than a disaster" - 1974 letter from a BBC script editor, panning Fawlty Towers.
But the BBC changed its tune, and the show went out the following year. "It just shows you people have no idea what they're doing," says John Cleese, who wrote the hotel-set sitcom with his then wife Connie Booth.
More details (Daily Mirror)