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20/11/2017
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Blog posts by year and month February 2011

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  1. Sympathy for Ruth Archer; suggestions for Usha Franks' book club; outrage at Jazzer McCreary's dating tactics and plenty of talk about the Duchess of Cornwall's visit. Plus Kenton Archer gets a hard time on Twitter for upsetting Jolene Perks and a there's been a plea for more farming stories in ...

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  2. When a show has been going as long as The Archers, inevitably some moments and stories stay in listeners' memories more than others. We thought it would be interesting to see what you thought might be the most potent Archers memory We've selected a short list. Some are iconic scenes such as S...

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  3. BBC One's Countryfile programme 'does' The Archers this Sunday (27 Feb). Julia Bradbury and Ellie Harrison visit the Vale of Evesham in Worcestershire, an area that inspired - and still inspires - The Archers. They meet some 'real Archers' - people whose lives mirror aspects of the programme....

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  4. Kate Madikane's "arrogance" and dependence on the "Bank of Brian"; The Duchess of Cornwall's impending visit; Matt Crawford's dastardly plans for The Bull and Helen Archer's "transformation" and the Felpersham science museum... here's my pick of listener discussions between 10-13 February 2011. ...

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  5. Kate Madikane's "loathsome" rant, Roy Tucker's spine, Helen's beans on toast shocker, Lynda Snell's "excellent" sniff and Elizabeth Pargetter's mysterious trustees... here's my pick of listener discussions between 7-9 February 2011. Kate Madikane has got everyone talking. Twitter and the m...

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  6. As Pip celebrates her 18th birthday, we look back to the most momentous experience in her short life - her heady but doomed love affair with Jude Simpson, 11 years older and ten times flakier. Keri Davies is an Archers scriptwriter and web producer. Picture shows Felicity Finch (Ruth Arc...

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  7. On the day of her appearance on-air in The Archers, the Duchess of Cornwall visited the home of the programme, at The Mailbox in Birmingham. She spent two hours meeting BBC staff, Archers cast members and scriptwriters. Her Royal Highness plays herself in the programme, as the president of...

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  8. This is my pick of discussions from The Archers' listeners between Thurs 3 and Sun 6 February, from Elizabeth Pargetter's outburst, David Archer's guilt and Kenton Archer's future to Helen Archer's not-so-perfect motherhood and Kathy Perks' lonely birthday. Comments about The Archers' 60th anniv...

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  9. Joanna van Kampen (Fallon Rogers) selects some of her favourite music on BBC Radio 3's Private Passions this Sunday. The daughter of cellist Christopher van Kampen and violinist Marcia Crayford, Jo studied violin and piano as a child before deciding to make acting her career. Jo found talk...

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  10. Well, not exactly. But the actor who plays her does. When not playing Susan, Charlotte Martin is a research psychologist. Charlotte helped develop the recently launched Youthspace website, designed to help young people with mental health issues. Keri Davies is an Archers scriptwriter and ...

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