History Radio / TheArchers

25th Oct '15 9:35:40 AM rigpig
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** Sort-of appeared on Hancock's Half-hour as "The Bowmans"
26th Jan '15 8:01:55 PM Elusivehawk
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->''"The Archers; a memorable theme tune, followed by fifteen minutes of ambient farm noise and sighing."''\\
--'''Sandi Toksvig''',''Radio/TheNewsQuiz''

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->''"The Archers; a memorable theme tune, followed by fifteen minutes of ambient farm noise and sighing."''\\
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-->--'''Sandi
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5th Jan '15 9:09:26 AM TheUnsquished
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** This particular subplot is so long and convoluted that the nice people at TheBBC [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/archers/backstage/ed_will_emma_backstory.shtml provided a cheat sheet.]] It is still ongoing, and [[strike:practically]] ''a LongRunner in its own right'' - when editor Vanessa Whitburn told an interviewer in 2001 that it would be a major long-term StoryArc she wasn't kidding.

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** This particular subplot is so long and convoluted that the nice people at TheBBC Creator/TheBBC [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/archers/backstage/ed_will_emma_backstory.shtml provided a cheat sheet.]] It is still ongoing, and [[strike:practically]] ''a LongRunner in its own right'' - when editor Vanessa Whitburn told an interviewer in 2001 that it would be a major long-term StoryArc she wasn't kidding.
6th Dec '14 8:29:27 PM Anicomicgeek
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Debbie Aldridge is Tamsin Grieg, also known as [[BlackBooks Fran]], [[GreenWing Caroline]] and [[Series/{{Episodes}} Beverley]].
** Emma Grundy was originally played by Felicity Jones, aka [[TheWorstWitch Ethel Hallow #1]] and [[Series/CapeWrath Nikki Foy/Zoe Brogan]]
** Joe Grundy is [[DangerMouse Colonel K]]. Similarly, Nelson Gabriel was [[CountDuckula Igor]].
23rd May '14 2:15:53 PM FeigeRoman
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** Joe Grundy is [[DangerMouse Colonel K]]. Similarly, Nelson Gabriel was [[CountDuckula Igor]].
8th May '14 6:13:03 PM Pigeon_
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''The Archers'' is a popular [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] radio SoapOpera, set in the fictional [[UsefulNotes/TheMidlands West Midlands]] county of Borsetshire. It follows the lives of the Archer family, and the other families living in the small, rural village of Ambridge.

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''The Archers'' is a popular [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] radio SoapOpera, set in the fictional [[UsefulNotes/TheMidlands West Midlands]] county of Borsetshire. It follows the lives of the Archer family, and the other families living in the small, rural village of Ambridge.
Ambridge (based on Hanbury in Worcestershire).



* VariationsOnAThemeSong: The Archers always uses the same piece of music as its theme tune, which passage is used depends on whether the episode is ordinary or dramatic.

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* VariationsOnAThemeSong: The Archers always uses the same piece of music ("Barwick Green", a 1924 piece by Yorkshire composer Arthur Wood) as its theme tune, which passage is used depends on whether the episode is ordinary or dramatic.
11th Jan '14 7:47:25 AM abateman
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* VariationsOnAThemeSong: The Archers always uses the same piece of music as its theme tune, which passage is used depends on whether the episode is ordinary or dramatic.
10th Nov '13 1:52:59 PM MarkLungo
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-->"The Archers; a memorable theme tune, followed by fifteen minutes of ambient farm noise and sighing."
-->--'''Sandi Toksvig''',''TheNewsQuiz''

''The Archers'' is a popular [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] radio SoapOpera, set in the fictional [[TheMidlands West Midlands]] county of Borsetshire. It follows the lives of the Archer family, and the other families living in the small, rural village of Ambridge.

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->''"The
Archers; a memorable theme tune, followed by fifteen minutes of ambient farm noise and sighing."
-->--'''Sandi Toksvig''',''TheNewsQuiz''

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--'''Sandi Toksvig''',''Radio/TheNewsQuiz''

''The Archers'' is a popular [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] radio SoapOpera, set in the fictional [[TheMidlands [[UsefulNotes/TheMidlands West Midlands]] county of Borsetshire. It follows the lives of the Archer family, and the other families living in the small, rural village of Ambridge.



* TheMidlands: West Midlands
* RatingsStunt: one of the very first examples - the death of a major character was broadcast to coincide with the launch of ITV in 1955)

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* TheMidlands: UsefulNotes/TheMidlands: West Midlands
* RatingsStunt: one of the very first examples - the death of a major character was broadcast to coincide with the launch of ITV Creator/{{ITV}} in 1955)
13th Jun '13 3:19:01 PM SeptimusHeap
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** Emma Grundy was originally played by Felicity Jones, aka [[TheWorstWitch Ethel Hallow #1]] and [[CapeWrath Nikki Foy/Zoe Brogan]]

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** Emma Grundy was originally played by Felicity Jones, aka [[TheWorstWitch Ethel Hallow #1]] and [[CapeWrath [[Series/CapeWrath Nikki Foy/Zoe Brogan]]
22nd Feb '13 12:23:08 PM MarkLungo
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''The Archers'' is a popular [[TheBBC BBC]] radio SoapOpera, set in the fictional [[TheMidlands West Midlands]] county of Borsetshire. It follows the lives of the Archer family, and the other families living in the small, rural village of Ambridge.

It has been broadcast nationally since 1951 after starting its regional run in 1950, making it the [[LongRunners longest running]] current soap opera in radio format and, since the cancelling of ''GuidingLight'', the longest running soap in any format.

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''The Archers'' is a popular [[TheBBC [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] radio SoapOpera, set in the fictional [[TheMidlands West Midlands]] county of Borsetshire. It follows the lives of the Archer family, and the other families living in the small, rural village of Ambridge.

It has been broadcast nationally since 1951 after starting its regional run in 1950, making it the [[LongRunners longest running]] current soap opera in radio format and, since the cancelling of ''GuidingLight'', ''Series/GuidingLight'', the longest running soap in any format.
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