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  1. Jill and Phil's Valentine's Day Cards

    Andrew Smith

    Assistant Producer, The Archers

    Jill and Phil's Valentine's Day Cards

    Jill was overcome when she read a card from Phil shortly following his death. She stills holds it - and Phil - close to her heart.

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  2. Remembering Grace - and Welcoming Virginia McKenna

    Andrew Smith

    Assistant Producer, The Archers

    Remembering Grace - and Welcoming Virginia McKenna

    Archers Editor Sean O'Connor shares his thoughts on the 60th anniversary of the death of Grace Archer, and also welcomes Virginia McKenna to The Archers cast - in the intriguing role of Hester.

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  3. Joanna Toye on writing Dead Girls Tell No Tales

    Andrew Smith

    Assistant Producer, The Archers

    Joanna Toye on writing Dead Girls Tell No Tales

    Joanna Toye tells all about writing the drama behind the death of Grace Archer.

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  4. Brian Aldridge - 40 years at Home Farm

    Andrew Smith

    Assistant Producer, The Archers

    Brian Aldridge - 40 years at Home Farm

    Brian bought the land back in 1975 - which also just happens to be when Charles Collingwood joined The Archers. Here's a clip to remind you of Brian/ Charles's first appearance...

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  5. The Archers pilot episode - 65th anniversary

    Andrew Smith

    Assistant Producer, The Archers

    The Archers pilot episode - 65th anniversary

    65 years ago today the pilot episode of new drama The Archers aired on the Midland Home Service.

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  6. The Archers Timeline - updated

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    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 ra...

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  7. Everyday stories of university folk

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    One of the activities marking this anniversary year of The Archers is an exhibition at the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading. Called Everyday Stories of Country Folk, it marks both our 60th anniversary and that of MERL itself. The museum is part of the University of Reading, which had a...

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  8. Museum of English Rural Life - photo gallery

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    I wrote a few weeks about the Museum of English Rural Life's village fete and promised there'd be a related photo gallery soon. It's now up and you can see it here. The museum is part of the University of Reading. Until 22 December 2011 it has an exhibition called Everyday Stories of Country ...

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  9. Village fete - Museum of English Rural Life

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    The Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) is holding a 'village fete' this Saturday, 4 June - with a big Archers connection. Part of the University of Reading, the museum currently has an exhibition called Everyday Stories of Country Folk, which celebrates 60 years of The Archers and, coinciden...

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