“I’m afraid I thought this one as dire as its title” – BBC memo, and other Letters of Note

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In May of 1974, after reading through a pilot script written by John Cleese and his then-wife, Connie Booth, a clearly unimpressed ‘comedy script editor’ by the name of Ian Main sent the following memo to BBC Television’s Head of Comedy and Light Entertainment.

For more gems like this, have a butcher’s at Letters of Note.

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