Blog posts by year and month July 2012

Posts (10)

  1. "Wicked" Lilian's plot to buy Ruairi his stone dog elicited a smile - but listeners are pretty sure Jennifer won't appreciate this "early Grundy" masterpiece. There were reports of an unsettling new feeling among many, namely sympathy for Emma Grundy. Almost everyone thinks she should stick to...

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  2. Lynda's cosy chat with Vicky about "relations" and the menopause divided listeners with some jamming their fingers in their ears and shouting "la-la-la!" Others applauded the airing of a subject that isn't often discussed in the media. Ruairi's quest to buy one of Eddie's statues had many hop...

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  3. As Ambridge prepares for its first ever Community Games, we asked the national Community Games Ambassador, David Moorcroft OBE (pictured, right), to write about the programme of similar events across the UK. Community Games provide great opportunity to bring communities together to take part ...

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  4. Never mind the barn burning down or strife among the Horrobins ... what about the real crisis in Ambridge? The winter barley isn't ripe and the fields are waterlogged. Like most of the arable farmers in the country, the good folk of Ambridge have been in varying states of despair about th...

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  5. As Kenton drove Ruth up to her mum's to pick up the children, there was some praise for his calm, level-headedness in the light of the growing terror at Brookfield. And after Wednesday's fire, listeners turned detective to work out who'd done it. There's some sympathy for "poor Hayley", havin...

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  6. The Archers website will shortly be undergoing some significant changes, to bring it in line with many other BBC programme sites. Before I explain the changes, let me emphasise that they do not affect this blog or the message board, which will look and work just the same. You will also still ...

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  7. If you're saving yourself for the omnibus, look away now... Last night's episode of The Archers elicited more than the usual number of tweets and posts from listeners who recounted their reactions as the episode unfolded. Many were shocked, anxious, thrilled... plenty said they needed a ...

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  8. Listeners put themselves in David's shoes as terror grips Brookfield Farm, and Elizabeth is berated for "twisting the knife". Many suspect that Keith Horrobin is behind the threats... As Roy and Hayley plan for Phoebe's homecoming, Vicky puts her "size tens in it again". Listeners debate whet...

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  9. In the aftermath of the Brookfield stampede, listeners debate the rights and wrongs of sending the children away, and there's some speculation about Pip's mystery caller. As David tussles with Adam in the grain store, was it simply a case of mistaken identity? Still, Brian and Jennifer seem ...

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  10. The next series of The Archers' spin-off Ambridge Extra starts on Tuesday 3 July. And this time it will take listeners a long, long way from Ambridge. The first bit is set in South Africa, where Phoebe Aldridge has spent the best part of a year living with her mother Kate. Phoebe's had a pre...

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