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Blog posts by year and month November 2010

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  1. One of the things we launched along with this new Archers website is the Ambridge Village website. This purports to be the "real" village site that Jennifer runs, and is a way of extending the broadcast fiction into the online space. Or to have a bit of fun, as I prefer to think of it. Becaus...

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  2. So at today's church service, Pip managed to perform Waiting for a Wonder with aplomb, surprising and delighting Jill into the bargain. But this was one of those moments when The Archers' fiction and real life were intertwined, because "Phil's favourite carol" was in reality a composition by ...

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  3. "...Finally, a way to flick back through the years, track events and catch up on all those complicated, interwoven storylines..." Janette Owen of The Guardian writes about our new timeline of events in The Archers. Keri Davies is an Archers scriptwriter and web producer. Read the full...

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  4. The chicken dish that Jazzer cooked to impress Jackie tonight (24 Jan) is a real one. It was suggested by Archers listener Fiona Cowan after I appealed on Twitter for culinary suggstions. The recipe is below (I've cooked it. It's delicious) But first, Fiona explains how she came by it, which ...

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  5. The Archers celebrates its 60th anniversary on 1 January 2011. Over the next six weeks, we look back at the main storylines in each of its six decades. First, the 1950s, which started with Britain still subject to food rationing and ended with the country (at least according to Harold Macmil...

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  6. Helen's knee, change counting, Peggy's cats, voluptuous Sabrina Thwaite and a royal wedding... Here's the latest on The Archers according to the folks our message board and Twitter, in a round-up supplied by Archers message board host Tayler Cresswell. Wednesday's topical inserts in the progr...

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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. We asked Victoria Hodson of the Woodland Trust to explain the background to the recent tree-planting in the Millennium Wood. Following the 10th anniversary picnic celebration of the Aldridge Millennium Wood this August, Ambridge is going green again with the planting of 105 trees provided by ...

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  9. Welcome to the new official website for The Archers. We hope you'll find that it has all the information you need to get the most out of The Archers, presented in an easy-to-use way. To familiarise yourself with everything that it has to offer, we recommend that you take the site tour If...

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  10. With the whole country apparently reacting to the announcement yesterday that Kate Middleton and Prince William are to be married, it turns out that the folk of Ambridge are doing the same. The episode on Wednesday evening (17 November) featured a conversation between Helen Archer and her gran...

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