Inspiring The Archers Dec. 31, 2019

from Farming Today· ·

The Archers is one of the longest running soaps in the world. It started as a way to help educate farmers, but that aim has long since changed. So what's it for now? And how do real farmers feel about it? Charlotte Smith speaks to the programme's agricultural story advisor, Sarah Swadling, and visits two of the farms that have helped inspire Archers story lines. Presented by Charlotte Smith Produced by Heather Simons



The Archers is one of the longest running soaps in the world. It started as a way to help educate farmers, but that aim has long since changed. So what's it for now? And how do real farmers feel about it? Charlotte Smith speaks to the programme's agricultural story advisor, Sarah Swadling, and visits two of the farms that have helped inspire Archers story lines. Presented by Charlotte Smith Produced by Heather Simons