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24/05/2018
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    1. Alison Hindell, head of BBC Audio Drama pays tribute to June Spencer (Peggy Archer) and the many actors, writers and producers who won at the 2014 Audio Drama Awards.

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    2. Web Producer, The Archers

      The outgoing Archers editor, Vanessa-Whitburn, picks some of her favourite storylines.

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    3. Web Producer, The Archers

      Editor's note: it's a new Archers drama. It's going to be on Radio 4 Extra twice a week and you'll be able to download it as a free podcast. More information from scriptwriter Keri Davies on The Archers blog - SB. People who follow me on Twitter will be aware that I've been very busy recently b...

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    4. A week on from marking our 60th anniversary, and it's clear it's not just the residents of Ambridge who are talking about recent events in Borsetshire. I have a two inch high pile of press cuttings before me. Many celebrate the amazing achievement of a drama having reached its diamond jubilee, ...

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    5. Oh dear. Now we've done it. In today's More or Less we calculated the height of Lower Loxley Hall - the ancestral home of the late Nigel Pargetter in The Archers - by timing the length of Nigel's scream as he fell from its roof. The answer: over 60 metres. That's the height of York Minster, or ...

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    6. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      Join us on The Archers blog between 10am and 7.30pm on Sunday 2 January to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Archers as it happens. Consider yourselves warned (and warmly invited). The special 60th anniversary episode of The Archers is only days away and we want you to join in. All day, fr...

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    7. Lynda Snell has seen off many rivals to her position as the most irritating person in Ambridge. Marjorie Antrobus started as a formidable character but went on to become a bit of a national treasure. Brian Aldridge can be a pain, and has caused much unhappiness, but his love for Ruairi is unques...

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    8. During the last 18 months, we've been relaunching parts of the Radio 4 website, redesigning for the wider page template now in use at bbc.co.uk and taking advantage of new technologies on offer. The last programme website to move across is one of our most popular - The Archers, which consistent...

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    9. Head of Interactive, Radio 3

      Tweet your questions for Tim Bentinck with #BBCiWeek The live chat has now closed and will be archived here permanently. Click the replay button to see all of the tweets published during the chat. It's Internet Week - a huge annual event that celebrates the net in all its variety. Radio 4's sma...

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    10. The fields of Borsetshire were transplanted to St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church in Trafalgar Square yesterday for Norman Painting's memorial service. The church was packed with hundreds of those who knew, worked with, loved or simply listened to Norman's searingly distinctive voice as he played P...

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