60th anniversary - cast interviews
Writer, The Archers
On 2 January, our sister station Radio 7 featured a series of classic Archers episodes, interspersed with interviews by cast members, with Radio 7's Ben Motley.
If you missed the interviews, here is a selection. They give a fascinating behind-the-scenes insight into the working lives of Archers actors.
Charles Collingwood and Angela Piper on Brian and Jennifer's relationship:
Carole Boyd on making Lynda Snell rather irritating:
Alison Dowling and Richard Attlee (Elizabeth and Kenton) on family relationships and playing angry:
Charlotte Martin on Susan Carter's time in the national spotlight:
Keri Davies is an Archers scriptwriter and web producer.
- The picture shows Charles Collingwood (Brian Aldridge) recording in the Archers studio. It was taken by Steve Bowbrick for the Archers week on the BBC Radio 4 blog
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