10 posts about Shake Ambridge To The Core on this blog
Tuesday 1 February 2011, 15:46
The Archers editor Vanessa Whitburn discusses the 60th anniversary storyline with listeners Nicky Hillier and Judy Crebbs.
Keri Davies is an Archers scriptwriter and web producer.
Wednesday 12 January 2011, 15:11
We're very aware of what the character of Nigel Pargetter meant to many listeners, and how much they will miss him.
Between 4pm and 8pm tomorrow (13 Jan), we'll be running an online event here on The Archers blog. This will coincide with the episode featuring Nigel's funeral. We'll be sharing moments...
Tuesday 11 January 2011, 10:08
Liz Koole of the child bereavement charity Winston's Wish, writes on the challenges facing Lily, Freddie and Elizabeth, now that they have lost Nigel
The death of a parent is one of the most fundamental losses a child will ever face. Studies show that if childhood grief is not dealt with appropriately...
Sunday 9 January 2011, 11:39
A week on from marking our 60th anniversary, and it's clear it's not just the residents of Ambridge who are talking about recent events in Borsetshire.
I have a two inch high pile of press cuttings before me. Many celebrate the amazing achievement of a drama having reached its diamond jubilee, making...
Friday 7 January 2011, 14:00
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 aware...
Thursday 6 January 2011, 16:13
A slightly random selection of notes and links following our 60th anniversary...
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 implications...
Tuesday 4 January 2011, 09:59
As you might expect, there's been strong press and media reaction to our 60th anniversary storyline. Here is a selection:
Report Including a video tour of The Archers studio.
Report and review by Simon Edge
'...after an emergency caesarean section, mother and baby turned out...
Sunday 2 January 2011, 19:58
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 editor...
Sunday 2 January 2011, 09:30
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 the...
Friday 31 December 2010, 12:23
As you might expect, there's a lot happening to mark the 60th anniversary of The Archers, with plenty of ways for you to get involved. Here's a round-up:
The first 60 years, in sound and pictures. Rich with archive audio and photos.
The Politics of Ambridge
In a two-part series...
Backstage news and insight into The Archers. Curated by Keri Davies.
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RTs, links and insights from the official BBC The Archers account.
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