Monthly Archives: April 2011

Who could envy Jamie Perks? [Philip Larkin got it right]

Who could envy Jamie Perks?   Or:  Philip Larkin* got it right The Archers editorial team really have got it in for troubled teenager Jamie Perks.  As if they had not devised enough for this lad to handle already, the latest … Continue reading

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Where were you when they killed Nigel Pargetter? [part 2]

/continued…    dum-di-dum-di-dum… ‘They’ve killed Nigel!’ I shrieked in outrage as we disembarked.   “How could they do that!”   It was all quite unsettling and, as others have observed, a bizarre way for The Archers to celebrate the Big Anniversary   And what … Continue reading

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Where were you when they killed Nigel Pargetter?

Suspension of disbelief – suspension of belief? I was reminded of dear old Nigel only today [1st April and this not an April Fool] on hearing Graham Seed’s dulcet tones on Radio 4.  You may recall that Graham played the … Continue reading

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