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Blog posts by year and month December 2010

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  1. As you might expect, there's a lot happening to mark the 60th anniversary of The Archers, with plenty of ways for you to get involved. Here's a round-up: Audio slideshow The first 60 years, in sound and pictures. Rich with archive audio and photos. The Politics of Ambridge In a two-par...

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  2. Keeping up with events in Ambridge has never been so easy - podcasts, iPlayer, email synopses... and now Twitter. The social networking site is teeming with Ambridge residents tweeting their thoughts on events in Ambridge as well as chatting - and sometimes arguing - with each other. Is ...

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  3. The Archers celebrates its 60th anniversary on 1 January 2011. Over the six weeks running up to the anniversary, we are looking back at the main storylines in each of its six decades. This final week: the 'noughties', a decade which brought audacious acts of terrorism, with resultant internat...

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  4. Yoghurt-gate, glee at the thought of a noisy baby for Helen Archer, speculation about Nic Hanson's future role in Ambridge (will she be the new Clarrie?) and Ambridge in Mumsnet... Here's the latest from The Archers' listeners around the web... Helen Archer's shopping trips for baby paraphe...

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  5. The Archers celebrates its 60th anniversary on 1 January 2011. Over the six weeks running up to the anniversary, we are looking back at the main storylines in each of its six decades. This week: the 1990s, a decade which saw the growth of the world wide web, the introduction of the National L...

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  6. Everyone's looking for clues... scanning #WikiLeaks for insider info and poring over press reports and interviews for hints on the storyline for the big 60th anniversary on January 2. Twitter is alive with #SATTC. The acronym for Shaking Ambridge To The Core has been adopted as a hashtag. Th...

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  7. Speculation is really hotting up on the message board and Twitter - most conversations come around to the big anniversary episode at some point in their travels: from gossip in the dairy to a possible mass listeria poisoning or from strangling turkeys to strangling a sibling. Will it be a ho...

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  8. The Archers celebrates its 60th anniversary on 1 January 2011. Over the six weeks running up to the anniversary, we are looking back at the main storylines in each of its six decades. This week: the 1980s, a decade that saw nationalist fervour, with a royal wedding and the Falklands war, civi...

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  9. After the outburst over Pip Archer's detective work ("is there no end to her talents?"), Kate Madikane's early Christmas do for daughter Phoebe soon dominated discussions. Many drew a sad parallel - "two Mummys, two Christmas's and a laptop. Ruairi has no Mummys, a crappy DVD and Mousie. 'Snot f...

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  10. Today we launch a brand new Archers quiz. Quizzes have been part of The Archers website since 2000, but the new quiz offers many new features for listeners who want to test their knowledge of the programme: Audio clips - taken from past episodes Images - of characters and locations fr...

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