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Going up in the world
Talking of culinary treats, did you watch Episode 5 of Downton Abbey on Sunday 20th? The actor playing legendary Ritz chef, Arsene Avignon, earned his stripes in the kitchens of Grey Gables... It's the wonderful Yves Aubert, otherwise known as the infamous Jean Paul. I wonder if Caroline knows he's been moonlighting in the 1920s? To watch on itvplayer click Downton
Love Grayson Perry kicking off the Reith Lectures with a mention of our lovely Lyndie and The Archers. Genius! Click REITH to listen.
Edward Kelsey talks about Joe
What made Ted Kelsey shed a tear? To find out click BBC BLOG
From one writer to another
Sally Shalam takes Suzy Shen to task in the latest Guardian Shortcuts Blog. Click GREY GABLES
Hedli spills the beans
With Kathy’s work situation becoming intolerable, web producer and Archers scriptwriter Keri Davis caught up with actor Hedli Niklaus to find out what stops Kathy from telling Martyn where to go! Click KATHY
Once again Nancy Banks-Smith charms her readers with her witty commentary on Ambridge's latest shenanigans. And this month we get a mention! Click NANCY
Country Show Pics
We had a fabulous time at the Stoneleigh Country and Livestock Show this weekend! Here's a taster of what the Addicts elves and 'Lilian' have been up to. Click SHOW
Dum di dum!
Listen to You and Yours BBC Radio 4 at Midday Friday 9th August to hear something about The Archers theme tune you wouldn't have guessed in a thousand years! Hedli Niklaus (Kathy) is presented with a shock!
BBC Coventry and Warwickshire - Hedli was also interviewed by Phil Upton - click LISTEN AGAIN if you want to hear the programme. It's 2hrs 42 minutes
Best foot forward
Find out why Helen Monks, aka Pip Archer, is marching to Edinburgh this month... Click Pussyfooting
More Delicious Nancy!
For some wit and wisdom about all things Ambridge click NANCY
Susie swaps Ambridge for Edinburgh
We're used to hearing the lovely and talented Susie Riddell, aka Tracy Horrobin, causing trouble in Ambridge with her outspoken views and flagrant ways. However, you may not know that Susie has a penchant for playful, peculiar theatre. Read on to find out more about her latest project which is one of The Guardian’s 'Top Tips for Edinburgh 2013'. Click SWIM
Jack's Last Words
Here's a clip from Arnold Peter's last scene in The Archers, click JACK
How it all began!
Ever wondered what Godfrey Baseley sounded like, and how The Archers started? Wonder no more - Click BASELEY
The Archers Counts!
Rajar (Radio Joint Audience Research) has revealed some of the best ever listening figures for The Archers - you are one of 5.07million listeners! The last time the 5 million barrier broke was when Nigel fell off that roof. Listeners have clearly been enjoying the twists and turns of Lilian's affair with Paul, and all the dilemma and drama of Chris's accident. Our congrats go to The Archers team.
Tom in a little black beret?
That's what Nancy Banks-Smith thinks - read her comments here. They're worth it! NANCY
A leading supermarket has upset some by borrowing the theme tune to The Archers to advertise their stilton. A spokesman said: ‘We have the greatest respect for The Archers – the advert is a fromage to a popular British institution to mark the relaunch of our dairy range.’ MORE