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Bradley Wiggins Takes A Bike Ride To Ambridge To Star In 'The Archers'

Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins is set to star in the popular Radio 4 soap, The Archers, as part of The BBC’s Sport Relief campaign. The cameo role will see cyclist Wiggins play himself as...

British Soap Veteran To Step Down

One of Britain's longest-serving soap stars Colin Skipp is to step down from his role in beloved radio show The Archers after suffering a series of heart attacks.The actor has played Tony Archer for more...

The Archers Actress Dies

British actress MARY WIMBUSH died of a stroke in a Birmingham, England radio studio on Monday (31OCT05), only minutes after recording her lines in radio soap opera THE ARCHERS. Wimbush, 81, had just finished...

The Archers Star Dies

THE ARCHERS radio star GRAHAM ROBERTS died yesterday (28OCT04) at the age of 75. The actor had played gamekeeper GEORGE BARFORD for 31 years in the British BBC RADIO 4 soap and appeared...

George Clooney Addicted To British Radio Soap Opera

Hollywood golden boy GEORGE CLOONEY likes to take a break from the bright lights of Los Angeles by tuning into British radio soap opera THE ARCHERS. The long-running radio show focuses on the fictitious...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Joins David Gilmour Onstage For 'Comfortably Numb'

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins David Gilmour Onstage For 'Comfortably Numb'

The 'Sherlock' and 'Doctor Strange' star joined Gilmour onstage at the Royal Albert Hall for a rendition of the Pink Floyd classic.

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