About Ambridge Extra
More from The Archers, on BBC Radio 4 Extra
Pictured: Alan and Usha Franks (John Telfer and Souad Faress), whose life is disturbed by Alan's troubled colleague Michael.
Ambridge Extra gives listeners the chance to spend more time with Archers characters, giving them an added insight into other areas of their lives.
It can be enjoyed in conjunction with The Archers, or listeners can tune in to either programme as stand-alone series
Producer Sarah Bradshaw introduces this series' final storyline.
Pictured: David Schofield (Rev Michael McKinnon)
We've heard the Horrobins coming under pressure as Keith is sentenced.
This was followed by a lighter interlude for Joe Grundy, Jim Lloyd and the 'two Berts' (Fry and Horrobin), as they solved the mystery left by the deceased Bob Pullen
The series will round off with a challenge for Rev Franks. Alan is forced to help a vicar colleague and friend who is facing a crisis of life and faith.
- Alan Franks - Ambridge's vicar
- Usha Franks - his wife, and incidentally a Hindu
- Amy Franks - Alan's daughter, a midwife
- Michael McKinnon - a troubled vicar
- Colonel Aubrey Shawcross - chair of Michael's Parochial Church Council
- Rachel Dorsey - The Archdeacon, Alan's boss
- Sadie Walsh - one of Michael's parishioners
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How can I listen?
Ambridge Extra is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra. You can hear it on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2.15pm, with an omnibus half hour programme on Sundays at 11.15am and again at 7.15pm.
BBC Radio 4 Extra can be heard on DAB digital radio and digital television, and online via your computer. You'll also be able to sign up to the podcast (free download) which will deliver programmes automatically to your computer, to listen to at your leisure.