56 posts about Storylines on this blog
Wednesday 26 June 2013, 19:14
Writer Carole Simpson Solazzo explains how she went about ensuring the Bridge Farm dispersal sale sounded realistic.
Friday 31 May 2013, 14:11
Vanessa picks her favourites from the last 22 years
Thursday 25 April 2013, 14:59
When 16 year-old Pip fell under the dubious spell of a 28 year-old
Friday 19 April 2013, 12:24
The Archers in the 1950s and 1960s: an illustrated history
Tuesday 2 April 2013, 10:30
The future of Bridge Farm currently hangs in the balance. Tom has suggested that Pat and Tony sell the herd at Bridge Farm and Helen agrees. Is it time for change? Are Pat and Tony wedded to the past? Or are principles more important than profit?
Sunday 31 March 2013, 19:15
When Phil Archer proved to be too much the gentleman
Saturday 23 March 2013, 17:22
All you ever wanted to know about Ambridge's organic farm.
Friday 15 March 2013, 16:14
Will Sanderson-Thwaite, who plays Chris Carter, discusses Chris and Alice's relationship troubles, Chris's accident and his mastery of invisible horses.
Monday 4 March 2013, 17:00
Brian and Jennifer on Chris and Alice's marriage
Friday 1 March 2013, 16:45
The colourful story of Chris and Alice Carter's relationship and marriage
Tuesday 30 October 2012, 12:57
How Lilian and Paul got together
Thursday 25 October 2012, 17:27
Because they have history...
They first met in April 2005 when Brenda was 24 and James was 32. He was visiting...
Friday 6 January 2012, 14:50
We've updated The Archers Timeline with the main events from 2011. It's been a busy year, beginning with Nigel's death - and of course Henry's birth - and closing with the emotional upheaval caused by the discovery of John's son Rich.
Along the way Ambridge was visited by royalty and by a rather...
Sunday 16 October 2011, 11:35
It's very clear that Tony doesn't think much of his sister's choices when it comes to men. And it's true that Jennifer has had quite a chequered romantic career, from the Irish rover who left her pregnant to the predatory former husband.
To help you judge for yourself, we've summarised Jennifer...
Wednesday 5 October 2011, 19:13
Ambridge's serial villain Clive Horrobin has returned, spreading ripples of unease like a cowpat chucked into a crystal pool.
But as it's seven years since Clive was last seen in Ambridge (with charred foreams, being dragged away by police), we thought newer listeners might wonder what all the fuss...
Friday 9 September 2011, 13:05
Jack's stroke has brought back unpleasant memories of Peggy's stroke in 2008, which caused a lot of upset as the family tried to do what they thought was best for Jack.
Keri Davies is an Archers (and Ambridge Extra) scriptwriter...
Friday 2 September 2011, 12:05
So Ruairi is regretting not taking 'Mousey' to his new boarding school. But who or what is Mousey?
A search through our programme archive turned up details from the episode broadcast on 6 May 2007. Ruairi's mother Siobhan Hathaway, in the final stages of her illness, was desperate that Brian should...
Friday 2 September 2011, 11:23
On her recent trip to Borchester, when she wasn't locating lost children Clarrie Grundy (Rosalind Adams, pictured) was buying birthday presents for father-in-law Joe and sister Rosie Mabbott.
Although Rosie has never spoken in the programme, we hear about her from time to time. You can discover...
Sunday 7 August 2011, 12:15
Robert and Lynda are such a fixture on the landscape that it's hard to visualise a pre-Snell Ambridge. But it did exist. This storyline gives a few highlights from their first memorable year in the village.
And here are Carole Boyd's memories of joining the programme - and how she put a rather different...
Thursday 23 June 2011, 18:34
So Jennifer's book club choice - Mistress of the Paddocks, by Borsetshire author Carinthia Hart - turned out to be a thinly disguised version of a supposed relationship between Jennifer's husband Brian and flame-haired Pony Club doyenne Mandy Beesborough.
But what actually happened between Brian...
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