Blog posts by year and month January 2011

Posts (17)

  1. There have been thousands of posts on The Archers message board, on this blog, Twitter and Facebook following last Sunday's anniversary episode. This post is my attempt to sum up the range of posts, views and opinions about it. So did the episode shake Ambridge to the core? The majority of ...

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  2. Archers scriptwriter Mary Cutler writes: It is exciting but frightening to look at the schedule for the year and discover that you are writing the week of one of our big anniversaries. And in this case, because of the way the schedule worked out, the following week, too. Of course we are all ...

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  3. A slightly random selection of notes and links following our 60th anniversary... Mary Cutler Following the huge audience reaction to the anniversary episode, this week's scriptwriter Mary Cutler will write on this blog soon, explaining the thinking that went into the storyline, and the impli...

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  4. As you might expect, there's been strong press and media reaction to our 60th anniversary storyline. Here is a selection: BBC News Report Including a video tour of The Archers studio. Daily Express Report and review by Simon Edge '...after an emergency caesarean section, mother and baby...

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  5. Dear Archers listeners, I'd like to share with you all my official statement that has been released today: 'It is with huge sadness that I leave The Archers after 27 years. Nigel Pargetter was a joy and a privilege to play, from 'Mr Snowy' to proud father. His enthusiasm, charm and love of li...

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  6. If you can bear to hear it again, here is that awful moment when Nigel fell from the roof. Discussion on The Archers Message Board and Twitter ran rife. There were over 10,000 tweets during the half hour episode, collected by our special graphic. While a team in London ran that, Archers e...

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  7. Spend the big day with us here on the Archers Blog. We'll be publishing your tweets and comments about the big anniversary storylines and sharing pictures and stories from the history of the drama all day until the end of this evening's special double episode. We'll also keep you up-to-date with...

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