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Tuesday 1 February 2011, 15:46
Web Producer, The Archers
The Archers editor Vanessa Whitburn discusses the 60th anniversary storyline with listeners Nicky Hillier and Judy Crebbs.
Keri Davies is an Archers scriptwriter and web producer.
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I feel Vanessa Whitburn got it very wrong! Many people may not have past comment because, like me they may have felt too angry. Take away a lovely actor and leave us with the likes of Katie, Vicky and Helen, you could have just as well killed her off in childbirth! It doesn't have to be like all the other soaps on TV that I refuse to watch.The Archers is and should be more lighthearted there is enough real pain out in the world let us have a little light entertainment.I also didn't feel Ms Whitburn wanted to hear what the lady in the interview was saying to her. I believe it is time we were listened to, as we are the ones who can turn the radio off. Or perhaps Ms Whitburn may feel if she wants more drama her talents would be better suited to some of the unrealistic TV soaps!Saying to someone who now doesn't listen that what you did worked and it is a complement to the programme that she has been affected by it..... so much so she doesn't listen. Shall we all switch off, would that be seen as a compliment?I think the script is often predictable and no less so in this case. It soon became obvious with all the comments made about the banner and all the talk about it what was likely to happen.A thought, perhaps we should all stop listening until you bring Nigel back......
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Ms Whitburn,Please just stop this. You NEVER answer any questons even on your own posted blogs. So what is the point?If you had been a report of mine in a real world employment situation you would have ceased to be employed. Not only for the opprobrium brought to your product and to senior management of the company, but more to the point the destain displayed to your loyal customer base in public.What do you intend to do?
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Are we the only 2 people left from TA followers... perhaps everyone has just given up.Is this the right place to insist they turn back the clock or Ms Whitburn has to go.....
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NO we are not Miss in vest a gaiter.Go to the bottom of the blog home page bottom left, almost buiried, Ms Whitburns last solo effort has around 900 posts to it. It is very active & worth reading but may take some time!Thanks for your company - good night - I'm off to the remaining wine and the fire
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Thanks for that.... enjoy the wine and fire.Good night!
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