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Multiple Archers characters to die to stop BBC listeners downloading podcasts

The BBC has announced that an unpredictable outbreak of murder, suicide, accidental death, lethal machinery malfunction, alien abduction and Ebola will hit Ambridge, leading to a veritable genocide of characters from The Archers. This, the corporation added, is the result of an initiative to keep listeners tuning in to the familiar speech service, rather than turning to commercially-backed podcasts. At least one Ambridge resident a week will be dying in order to protect listening figures and safeguard jobs at BBC Birmingham.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2015
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TV first as ‘last time’ and ‘next time’ fill entire episode

much better than the other advertsProgramme consisted entirely of a summary of the story from the last programme and next.

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2015
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Men joyous as Kim Jong-un threatens to cyber attack all future Downton Abbey specials

you couldn't make it up.Men across the country were delighted at the warning released today by North Korea that the production of all future Downton Abbey episodes and specials are in ‘serious jeopardy’.

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Posted: Dec 25th, 2014
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Shock as ‘slaves’ discovered below stairs in Yorkshire mansion

Outrage was expressed today when police announced that a number of people had been kept against their will at the so-called “Downton Abbey” and forced to work in appalling servitude.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2013
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Mandela ‘determined to complete bucket list’

didn't get where he got to by giving upWhile the world has feared that South Africa’s revered former president, Nelson Mandela, may not have long to live, his aides remain unconcerned and insist there is no way he will be taken from us before he has finished every last item on the ‘bucket list’ he drew up in his final year in prison on Robben Island.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2013
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