The Archers spoilers: Shula Hebden Lloyd to EXIT after making confession to Jim Lloyd?

Shula (played by Judy Bennett) seemed distracted as The Archers began this evening, with she and Jill Archer (Patricia Greene) discussing stumbling across Leonard Berry (Paul Copely) painting horses. Whereas Jill stayed with the amateur painter, Shula met with Jim (John Rowe) to discuss an incident during a recent Christening at the local church which […]

The Archers spoilers: Elizabeth to spiral out of control as Freddie is released from jail?

With Freddie Pargetter’s (Tom Laurence) return to Ambridge imminent, Elizabeth Pargetter (Alison Dowling) is determined to make his arrival perfect and goes above and beyond for her son in next week’s The Archers. A self-reproachful Elizabeth blames herself for his descent into crime and tells Russ (Andonis James Anthony) she fears her parenting was inadequate. […]

The Archers spoilers: Kate Madikane RETURN set for major twist as fans rejoice

Kate (played by Perdita Avery) is known for dipping in and out of The Archers’ town Ambridge like a whirlwind in recent months. The character – Jenny and Brian Aldridge’s daughter – returned from South Africa last year to break the news to her parents she had had an affair in her marriage to husband […]

The Archers spoilers: Kate Madikane RETURN set for major twist as fans rejoice

Kate (played by Perdita Avery) is known for dipping in and out of The Archers’ town Ambridge like a whirlwind in recent months. The character – Jenny and Brian Aldridge’s daughter – returned from South Africa last year to break the news to her parents she had had an affair in her marriage to husband […]

The Archers’ Patricia Greene reveals shocking pay packet despite 60 years of BBC service

Patricia Greene, who has voiced Jill Archer in the Radio 4 soap for an astonishing 60 years, claimed she received a shocking £16,000 for her services from the broadcaster. The 86-year-old told the Telegraph: “I think I got £16,000 last year from the Beeb.” But the veteran actress modestly added: “That’s what we get. We […]

The Archers: Patricia Greene hints at EXIT after 60 years 'I'm a bit emotional'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] PATRICIA GREENE joined the cast of BBC Radio 4 soap The Archers in 1957 as Jill Greene and was originally hired for just six weeks but now, 60 years later, she is still a firm favourite. Daily Express :: TV and Radio Feed

Coronation Street spoiler: THIS Archers star has signed up to ITV soap

The actress is set to make her debut on the ITV soap next month as Moira, an office manager at Weatherfield Medical Centre.  Moira is set to immediately clash with Liz McDonald (played by Beverly Callard) when she gets her job at the surgery.  Speaking of her exciting new role, Patikas said: “I’m cock-a-hoop to […]

Women's Institute members in The Archers make Red Nose Day baking appeal

Some of the Radio 4 soap’s most famous female characters – Jill Archer, Jennifer Aldridge, Lynda Snell and Susan Carter – have been snapped together standing next to a table laden with cakes. Patricia Greene, who has played The Archers‘ matriarch Jill, the lynchpin of Ambridge life, since 1957, said: “It’s a real honour to […]

Sara Coward dead: The Archers legend Caroline Sterling dies aged 69

The actress, who starred on the radio soap for almost 40 years, had been receiving palliative care after being diagnosed with terminal cancer last year.  The star had hoped to keep her illness as private as possible but was forced to tell bosses at the BBC to continue playing Caroline.  Speaking about her character earlier […]