Huw Kennair-Jones succeeds Sean O’Connor in the role.Read More Radio 4 soap The Archers appoints new Editor
The man credited with saving The Archers from the axe but who took Crossroads to its final check-out, William Smethurst, has died aged 71.Read More The Archers and Crossroads producer William Smethurst dies
Long serving The Archers actor, Alan Devereux, has died aged 75. Alan played Sid Perks, landlord of Ambridge’s village pub The Bull and had been…Read More The Archers actor Alan Devereux dies aged 75
Birmingham Drama Village to continue with soap opera Doctors for at least a further two years, while Father Brown and The Coroner will have new…Read More Doctors, Father Brown and The Coroner to remain on BBC One
BBC and ITV regional news host Tom Coyne has died aged 84. He became a popular personality in the Midlands and North East regions, hosting…Read More Regional personality and The Archers actor Tom Coyne dies aged 84
A panel of soap opera writers will be giving listeners the inside scoop on why they think Birmingham is the real ‘soap city’ at an…Read More Is Birmingham the ‘Soap Opera’ capital of England?
The Pet Shop Boys are to make a cameo appearance in The Archers.Read More Pet Shop Boys to feature in tonight’s The Archers
The actress June Spencer, who plays Peggy Woolley in The Archers, has been presented with a special Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Audio Drama…Read More The Archers actress June Spencer honoured
The long-running documentary/astronomy series The Sky at Night could be axed as the BBC puts the programme under review.Read More BBC To Axe The Sky At Night?
The BBC has appointed Sean O’Connor as Editor of its long-running rural soap opera The Archers.Read More Sean O’Connor New Editor Of The Archers