A Conversation for 'The Archers' - The Radio 'Soap'

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Peet (the Pedantic Punctuation Policeman, Muse of Lateral Programming Ideas, Eggcups-Spurtle-and-Spoonswinner, BBC Cheese Namer & Zaphodista)

The series actually started out in December 1950, but was only broadcast in one region. It's national debut was in January 1951.

"Barwick Green" was selected from the BBC's copyright-free library; a suggestion to compose a signature tune specifically for the series was rejected, as it was only expected to run for six to eight weeks, and the producers couldn't justify the expense!

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