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  1. Ambridge mourns its daughter Caroline

    Hannah Ratcliffe

    Assistant Producer, The Archers

    Ambridge mourns its daughter Caroline

    Caroline's passing will leave a huge hole in the fabric of Ambridge.

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  2. The Archers editor on Feedback

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    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. Picture shows Archers editor Vanessa Whitburn Hear Roger Bolton's interview with the new controll...

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  3. Nigel Pargetter - share your memories

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    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...

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  4. Childhood bereavement

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    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 appr...

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  5. The Archers editor on the 60th anniversary

    Vanessa Whitburn

    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 jubil...

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  6. 60th anniversary episode - a writer's perspective

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    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 ...

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  7. The Archers 60th - bits and pieces

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    A slightly random selection of notes and links following our 60th anniversary... Mary Cutler 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 impli...

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  8. Anniversary episode - media coverage

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    As you might expect, there's been strong press and media reaction to our 60th anniversary storyline. Here is a selection: BBC News Report Including a video tour of The Archers studio. Daily Express Report and review by Simon Edge '...after an emergency caesarean section, mother and baby...

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  9. Well, that was exciting...

    Keri Davies

    Writer, The Archers

    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 e...

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  10. The Archers 60th anniversary live

    Steve Bowbrick

    Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    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...

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