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BBC Official Resigns Over Edited Queen Footage

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

BBC One controller Peter Fincham has resigned following the publication of a report into footage that distorted the actions of the Queen.

In July, a trailer for the documentary, A Year With The Queen, appeared to show her storming out of a photo session.

At the time, Mr Fincham told the press she was seen "walking out in a huff", but it emerged the trailer had been edited out of sequence.

BBC director general Mark Thompson said: "Serious mistakes were made".

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