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Contemporary drama in a rural setting from the world's longest running radio soap opera. Follow the lives of the residents of the fictional farming community of Ambridge.

Contemporary drama in a rural setting from the world's longest running radio soap opera. Follow the lives of the residents of the fictional farming community of Ambridge.
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London, United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

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Contemporary drama in a rural setting from the world's longest running radio soap opera. Follow the lives of the residents of the fictional farming community of Ambridge.

Language:

English


Episodes

18/09/2018

9/18/2018
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Brian's plotting continues and Philip throws down the gauntlet.

Duration:00:13:05

17/09/2018

9/17/2018
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At Bridge Farm, Johnny asks Tom about their plans for a dairy herd. Tom enthuses about how this will get them back into proper farming – albeit on a small scale. Johnny sees through him – he only agreed to the herd so that the family would consider his agro-forestry project in return. Johnny would be happy to manage the herd. Later, Tom finds Pat researching cattle breeds, and asks if she’s made progress in persuading Helen and Tony to consider agro-forestry. Pat urges him to be patient, but...

Duration:00:13:59

16/09/2018

9/16/2018
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Elizabeth breaks down and an old enemy causes trouble for Harrison.

Duration:00:13:34

14/09/2018

9/14/2018
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Elizabeth makes a desperate plea and Jazzer reveals his grand plan.

Duration:00:13:18

13/09/2018

9/13/2018
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Karate classes start at the village hall, and Keira throws herself into it, winning the warmup game of dodge-ball. Henry, however, is frightened by the opening demonstration and runs back to Helen and Emma. When Lee, the instructor, comes to check he's okay, Emma recognises him. He did physiotherapy for Joe when he broke his wrist. Lee reassures Henry that lots of people find it daunting at the start. On their way home Henry tells Helen that he wants to learn karate so he can defend everyone...

Duration:00:14:06

12/09/2018

9/12/2018
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Harrison's touched that Fallon came to his defence against Kenton, but warns her not to let it become a family rift. Fallon stands her ground - The Bull can host the cricket 'do' when Kenton apologises. Later, Harrison runs into Shula outside St Stephen's, and Shula surprises him by saying that she totally supports his decision to arrest Freddie. She loves Freddie, but this is the wake-up call he needed. Phoebe and Lily meet Russ for lunch, then return to Lower Loxley. Lily's keen to hear...

Duration:00:14:00

11/09/2018

9/11/2018
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As it's such a lovely day Brian invites Peggy out for a stroll. Peggy's keen for them to come up with a way to cheer Jennifer up, and Brian assures her that they will. When they reach The Bull Brian insists on buying her a drink, and circulates amongst the customers. The conversation is all about the Flower and Produce show, and Peggy chastises him for spending the whole time on his phone. Then she discovers that Brian's been taking notes. He's been gathering inside information to help...

Duration:00:14:04

10/09/2018

9/10/2018
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Tony thinks Harrison could have turned a blind eye for Freddie. He believes Freddie needs guidance not a prison sentence. Tom talks Pat and Tony through his agroforestry idea. Pat can see it's an exciting concept but Tony is more reserved. Helen is disheartened after her visit to the dairy, Hazelgreen. Unfortunately they are feeding the cows too many concentrates for her liking. Helen suggests bringing back their dairy herd might be the answer. Tom disagrees but later Tony tells Tom that...

Duration:00:14:07

09/09/2018

9/9/2018
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Shula informs Peggy she is going to enter the wild flower arrangements category at the Flower and Produce Show. Jennifer tells Peggy that she is finding the sale of Home Farm very wearing. Tracy Horribin arrives at Home Farm hoping for a look round. Jennifer remains composed and explains that viewings are by appointment only. Peggy confides in Brian her concerns on how the sale is affecting Jennifer and asks if there is anything he can do. Later when Brian is driving Peggy home she starts...

Duration:00:13:22

07/09/2018

9/7/2018
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Hannah tries to soften Helen over the Henry incident; it had been her idea to let Henry play the computer game, not Tom's but Helen brushes Hannah aside. Tom thinks it needs sorting and the two of them apologise to Helen. Tom points out he's worried that denying Henry things he wants will only make him want them more. Finally Helen concedes she may have overreacted in her efforts to protect her son. She's pleased Henry has a good relationship with Tom. A truce is called. Hannah mentions a...

Duration:00:13:26

06/09/2018

9/6/2018
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Tom's full of ideas following his Nuffield session. He explains the benefits of agro-forestry to Johnny, who isn't convinced - it doesn't sound like proper farming to him. He's more interested in Tom's encounter with Natasha, but Tom is tight lipped. Tom later tries to make peace with Helen after falling out over Henry, and raises his ideas with her. She thinks it's a non-starter. This is a critical time for Bridge Farm; they don't want schemes that will risk getting them into debt....

Duration:00:13:58

05/09/2018

9/5/2018
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Jennifer's insulted by the latest offer on Home Farm. She's still hopeful for a positive outcome when the Gilpins return for a second viewing. She's driving Lilian to distraction with cushion plumping and cleaning, and has sent Brian off to the Bull. He's been behaving a little oddly since he retired. Lilian tries to pacify her, but compounds Jennifer's state of high anxiety by dropping a bottle of wine. It all comes to nothing when the Gilpins phone to cancel; the house isn't 'wow' enough...

Duration:00:13:04

04/09/2018

9/4/2018
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Jim asks for Jazzer's help in deciding what to do for Alistair's birthday, and Jazzer offers to make some enquiries. Jazzer discovers that Alistair has never had a proper birthday party - not even when he was a child. Alistair insists that he doesn't mind - you can't miss what you've never had. But Jazzer is shocked, and tells Jim exactly what he thinks of this oversight. Jazzer takes over organising Alistair's birthday; he's had the perfect idea. At Home Farm Jennifer's frantically cleaning...

Duration:00:13:03

03/09/2018

9/3/2018
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Tom's off to a Nuffield group event set up by Natasha. It's a good opportunity to explore some of her business suggestions with other scholars. Hannah wishes him luck selling Natasha's ideas to his family. He agrees they're not great with change. Whilst Helen wants to explore alternative suppliers for her milk, she's less keen on the thought of the nuts and bolts of Bridge Farm business being shared with strangers. Tom assures her the group's a safe, confidential space. Tom's hoping he...

Duration:00:13:48

02/09/2018

9/2/2018
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At Greenacres Jim and Joe drink cider and "supervise" Alistair's marathon training. After Alistair leaves for his run Jim admits that he's struggling to think of a way to mark Alistair's birthday. Jim wants to use the occasion to lift Alistair's spirits, but Joe advises against throwing a party. With none of the Archers likely to attend it might have the opposite effect. But Jim's determined to think of something. He and Alistair haven't always been as close as he'd like, and Jim wants to...

Duration:00:14:08

31/08/2018

8/31/2018
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At Grey Gables Shula and Elizabeth relax in the sauna. Elizabeth's finding losing the license easier to cope with than the uncertainty of Freddie's predicament. She briefly forgets her troubles, including Russ' visit tonight and Shula advises her to keep reminding herself that it's a summer romance - Lily will soon be far away in Manchester. At the pig unit things are still awkward between Neil and Hannah. There's something about him that Hannah doesn't like. And she can't stand Emma and her...

Duration:00:14:01

30/08/2018

8/30/2018
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Jazzer steps up, and Pat has a suggestion.

Duration:00:13:17

29/08/2018

8/29/2018
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At Bridge Farm Tom's decided to do a cost-benefit analysis of the kefir business, and Clarrie and Susan worry that he might be thinking of dropping it. But Clarrie's more interested in hearing about Susan's conversation with Lynda. Susan reveals that Lynda fell for their ruse. She now believes that Clarrie took the llama, and has decided not to take the matter any further in the light of the Grundy family's recent woes. They think it's hilarious, and Susan thanks Clarrie for being a true...

Duration:00:13:26

28/08/2018

8/28/2018
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Natasha's feedback about Bridge Farm hits Tom hard. She's criticised almost every aspect of the business, from their failure to get the best price for Tony's organic beef to the time they've wasted on the kefir. Helen doesn't think she's qualified to comment on farming, but Adam thinks she might have a point. Natasha says Bridge Farm has over-diversified, and Adam advises Tom to consider where his heart really lies - are they farmers, food manufacturers or retailers..? Ian's worried that...

Duration:00:14:06

27/08/2018

8/27/2018
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Jazzer fills Tom in on the latest instalment of the Lloyd family drama. Jim's been hinting to Alistair that he needs to lose weight, and has suggested he train for the Felpersham half-marathon. Later, Alistair declines a scone from the Tea Room, and Jazzer reassures him that Jim's only trying to help. The half-marathon could be a great way to get fit and getting Jim off his back - all whilst raising money for charity. Alistair's not convinced. Peggy's noticed that Tom seems very cheerful at...

Duration:00:13:53