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30/04/2017
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Blog posts by year and month April 2011

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  1. The recording of the Easter Sunday 'Ambridge' edition of Gardeners' Question Time took place in March in a village hall in Worcestershire. The audience at Cutnell Green knew that two programmes would be recorded. The first was a standard version, which went out a couple of weeks ago. But ima...

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  2. In The Archers, Caroline Sterling gets plenty of sympathy from listeners while Kenton Archer gets some stick for attempting to control Jolene. And how dare Jill Archer interfere in Kenton's romance! She's been firmly advised to "Poke your beak OUT!" In Ambridge Extra, listeners are still com...

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  3. With his recent thoughts on work experience, Daniel seems to be interested in following in the footsteps of his dead father Mark Hebden. We've written a brief life story of Shula's first husband: lawyer and cricketer Mark Hebden. Keri Davies is an Archers (and Ambridge Extra) scriptwriter ...

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  4. Perhaps inspired by the recent visit to Ambridge of the Duchess of Cornwall, actor and voice artist Harriet Carmichael has written and recorded her own mini Archers episode. In three minutes, Harriet plays eight familar characters (including a brief appearance from the usually silent Sabrina T...

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  5. It's now almost nine weeks since we sat down with all but a blank sheet of paper and began planning the first series of Ambridge Extra. The opening episode has now been broadcast, another seven have been recorded, a further eight have been written and we've just finished storylining the final te...

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