Wrap up of current spoilers updated January 14


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14 Jan Lilian garners opinion and Ruth looks set to fall at the first hurdle.
15 Jan Shula is touched by some kind words and David has the rug pulled from under him.
16 Jan Kate attempts to practice what she preaches and tensions flare amongst the Grey Gables staff.
17 Jan Alistair shows his support and Lynda makes a stand.

19 Jan Ian is determined to uncover the truth and Eddie is not happy with recent developments.
20 Jan Philip makes a controversial suggestion and Natasha’s efforts take their toll.
21 Jan Helen offers some tough love and Jolene starts to have second thoughts.
22 Jan It’s a big day for Jim and there’s an awkward encounter for Lee.
23 Jan Jim is shocked by an emotional confession and Rex finds himself accused.
24 Jan Kirsty has a change of heart and Burns Night proves a disappointment for some.

26 Jan Jim is surprised by an unexpected visitor and Philip puts his foot in it.
27 Jan There’s chaos at Brookfield and Alistair digs for information.
28 Jan Josh hits rock bottom and Johnny makes a lifestyle change.
29 Jan Kate’s idea looks set to cause ructions and Gavin continues to make his presence felt.
30 Jan Neil faces a dilemma and Jim defies expectations.
31 Jan Kirsty faces a shock and Josh holds his hands up.


Radio Times Ambridge Diary Jan 12-17
In what is surely going to be the week’s most uneasy encounter, Tom calls round to see his former fiancée Kirsty to offer support after news about her and Philip spreads around the village. But will his visit be appreciated? Not that Kirsty will have much time to react, as there’s going to be another unexpected visitor at the door, in the form of her mother …
Alistair is literally caught with his trousers down when a neighbourly act of kindness goes awry, while over at The Bull Lilian is dreading delivering some news to Peggy, but ends up being surprised by her mother’s attitude. Though when Lynda gets wind of the situation, she’s very quick to have her say.

Thanks to fleetingeileenm of ‘The Archers in Mustardland’


Daily Mail Weekend Magazine Archers Update Jan 12-17
There is a perfectly good reason why Alistair is found with his trousers round his ankles, but few are willing to believe it.
While rumours about the luckless vet run through the village, Tom is quick to pay a visit to the girl he left howling at the altar, but will his presence be welcome?
Matrimony is in the air at Brookfield, but plans to promote the barn as a wedding venue prove problematic.
Blight threatens other Ambridge schemes, putting life at Greenacres bachelor pad under pressure - and stretching Tom and Natasha’s business to the limit - while another attempt to elevate Shula to sainthood will fall on stony ground with many of us this side of the mighty Am.

Thanks to Maggiesaes of ‘The Archers in Mustardland’


Radio Times Ambridge Diary Jan 19-24
The main drama is set to take place away from the village as the day dawns for Jim, Alistair and Jazzer’s road trip. In an attempt to distract Jim from what he’s about to face, many jokes are made at Alistair’s expense. But can Jim put his past demons where they belong?
Back in Ambridge, the proposed changes at The Bull lead to vocal protests. Lilian digs her heels in but faces serious competition, while Jolene is torn in two.
And with Kirsty still struggling, a concerned Philip falls on his sword and makes a controversial suggestion to make her happy. But when Helen discovers what the pair are planning, she’s quick to offer Kirsty some tough love.

Thanks to fleetingeileenm of ‘The Archers in Mustardland’


Credits Jan 12-17
Writer …… Paul Brodrick
Director …… Gwenda Hughes
Editor …… Jeremy Howe
David Archer …… Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer …… Felicity Finch
Tom Archer …… William Troughton
Natasha Archer …… Mali Harries
Lilian Bellamy …… Sunny Ormonde
Justin Elliott …… Simon Williams
Shula Hebden Lloyd …… Judy Bennett
Tracy Horrobin …… Susie Riddell
Alistair Lloyd …… Michael Lumsden
Jim Lloyd …… John Rowe
Jazzer McCreary …… Ryan Kelly
Kate Madikane …… Perdita Avery
Kirsty Miller …… Annabelle Dowler
Freddie Pargetter …… Toby Laurence
Lynda Snell …… Carole Boyd
Roy Tucker …… Ian Pepperell
Peggy Woolley …… June Spencer
Gavin …… Gareth Pierce
Stephanie …… Kerry Gooderson
Megan Miller …… Susan Twist

Credits Jan 19-24
Writer …… Keri Davies
Director …… Gwenda Hughes
Editor …… Jeremy Howe
Jolene Archer …… Buffy Davis
Helen Archer …… Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer …… William Troughton
Natasha Archer …… Mali Harries
Lilian Bellamy …… Sunny Ormonde
Ian Craig …… Stephen Kennedy
Rex Fairbrother …… Nick Barber
Toby Fairbrother …… Rhys Bevan
Eddie Grundy …… Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy …… Heather Bell
Emma Grundy …… Emerald O’Hanrahan
Tracy Horrobin …… Susie Riddell
Alistair Lloyd …… Michael Lumsden
Jim Lloyd …… John Rowe
Adam Macy …… Andrew Wincott
Jazzer McCreary …… Ryan Kelly
Kirsty Miller …… Annabelle Dowler
Freddie Pargetter …… Toby Laurence
Fallon Rogers …… Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell …… Carole Boyd
Philip Moss …… Andy Hockley
Lee Bryce …… Ryan Early
Michael …… Paul Stonehouse

Credits Jan 26-31
Writer …… Simon Frith
Director …… Gwenda Hughes
Editor …… Jeremy Howe
David Archer …… Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer …… Felicity Finch
Josh Archer …… Angus Imrie
Helen Archer …… Louiza Patikas
Lilian Bellamy …… Sunny Ormonde
Neil Carter …… Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter …… Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig …… Stephen Kennedy
Justin Elliott …… Simon Williams
Emma Grundy …… Emerald O’Hanrahan
Alistair Lloyd …… Michael Lumsden
Jim Lloyd …… John Rowe
Adam Macy …… Andrew Wincott
Kate Madikane …… Perdita Avery
Kirsty Miller …… Annabelle Dowler
Johnny Phillips …… Tom Gibbons
Philip Moss …… Andy Hockley
Lee Bryce …… Ryan Early
Martyn Gibson …… Jon Glover
Fiona …… Adjoa Andoh
Vince Casey …… Tony Turner
Gavin …… Gareth Pierce
DC Tanners …… Jane Slavin