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Always knew Peggy was a hideous old trout ....

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JollyGolightly Sun 17-Feb-13 21:12:00

Has matt played away? Must have been during one of my many breaks from Ambridge. I always end up going back, despite disliking most of the characters, and the lamentable lack of cow's-arse storylines these days.

Chottie Sun 17-Feb-13 19:38:21

I love the Archers too.

What do you think about the Matt / Lillian / Paul Triangle? I can't believe that Matt doesn't know, he's played away several times over the years, so should know all the signs and recognise all the limp excuses.

NotQuitePerfect Sun 17-Feb-13 19:35:25

Peggy is dreadful, but at least she must be a good actress as she makes you want to put your hand into the radio & grab her by her superior, entitled throat.

The actress who plays Jill is awful. Always sounds like she's reading her lines to a class of pre-schoolers, or people whose grasp of English is tenuous.

And why do ALL the children have cut-glass accents, regardless of whether their parents are squire or serf??

superfluouscurves Thu 07-Feb-13 08:24:31

Thanks grants will definitely start down-loading BBC pod-casts (am one of the few luddites who haven't signed up to Facebook)

grants1000 Wed 06-Feb-13 17:04:38

You need to get on this FB Archers Appreciation page, just request to join. You will become addicted before you know it. I listen on the podcast each night before bed, can't sleep without it.

superfluouscurves Tue 05-Feb-13 21:42:41

Grants oh I missed it today!!

Fair enough ...I'll take your word for it then but remain to be convinced

Tbh, I haven't been listening in for that long ...but was possibly put off by an interview with the actress who plays Peggy who had a dreadful on-air rant about her grand-daughter (in rl) never coming to see her ... so perhaps that is clouding my judgement.

Good point chocc!

grants1000 Tue 05-Feb-13 16:59:58

See! She sent a card, hand made, with her birth flower, carnations I think?

choccyp1g Tue 05-Feb-13 10:11:11

At least they are keeping Peggy true to her character; most of Ambridge seem to change personalities every six weeks to suit the scriptwriters latest mad plot-twists.

grants1000 Mon 04-Feb-13 22:05:10

Nooooooo! Just old school, as she said in her day downs children were institutionalised. She did say at lunch she felt bad, so I reckon she'll be round vickies ASAP with scones and a sorry!

superfluouscurves Mon 04-Feb-13 14:40:47

That's it really grin

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