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Episode 2

The Politics of Ambridge Episode 2 of 2

The second of two programmes in which the author Michael Dobbs considers the sixty-year relationship between The Archers and the real political world. This week he looks at how the series has tried to reflect changing social attitudes over the decades, tackling issues such as racism, snobbery, and the role of contentious country sports like fox-hunting.

Along the way we revisit memorable clips from the archives, and hear contributions from prominent political fans, the cast, and the editor of The Archers, Vanessa Whitburn.

Producer: John Beesley.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 8 Jan 2011 10:30

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