Felicity Finch aka Ruth Archer
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How to make the sounds of The Archers

For six decades the Archers has been a part of daily life for many BBC Radio 4 listeners.

But what is the fictional village of Ambridge really like, what does the Bull pub look like and how are the countryside noises that fill each episode made?

As the Archers prepares to celebrate its 60th birthday, David Sillito joined Ruth Archer's alias Felicity Finch for an exclusive look behind the scenes of UK radio's most famous village.

  • 31 Dec 2010