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'Don't panic' - comedy classic is restored

A black and white copy of an episode of the BBC's classic comedy Dad's Army has been restored to its original colour.

Many episodes were wiped in the 1970s so the videotapes could be reused but copies of all colour episodes have since been returned except one which survived only as a black and white film recording.

Now with the help of computer technology it has been given back its colour.

Stephen Smith reports.


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