A light hearted celebration in Revue of the
British countryside in words and music
" .. the seasons …. the landscapes ….. the characters ….. the weather"
A fascinating mixture of classic and contemporary writing with the emphasis
on lyricism and laughter.
Hear some of the nation's finest language and music brought to life
by some of the most famous voices in the land.
Voices from Ambridge offers a unique programme of live, light-hearted
entertainment from the cast of The Archers.
The show is performed by regular characters from the world's longest
running radio drama serial.
company of four (or more) actors brings you the best from centuries
of rustic wit and wisdom - as well as specially written tales, tunes
and titbits from the most famous fictional village in the world!
Rain, Come Shine is the perfect evening's entertainment for fans
of The Archers or anyone interested in the riches of our rural heritage.
Rain, Come Shine provides a truly flexible event. Apart from being
played as a full-length evening in a conventional theatre it can also
be played, for example, as a pre or post dinner entertainment lasting
60 minutes. In whatever format there is a chance for the audience to
meet and talk to the cast afterwards, and find out (some!) of the secrets
of Ambridge life from the other side of the microphone.
Rain, Come Shine could be the perfect answer for your theatre programme,
conference, Festival or corporate events.
are happy to discuss the presentation of themed Archers weekends to
include this show.
extracts from the works of
Rodgers & Hart
George Bernard Shaw
William Wordsworth and many others …..
as well as Trad and Anon!
Typical Company: usually five from …….
Timothy Bentinck (David Archer) Carole Boyd (Linda Snell) Graham Seed
(Nigel Pargetter) Edward Kelsey (Joe Grundy) Terry Molloy (Mike Tucker)
Moir Leslie (Rev Janet Fisher) Felicity Finch (Ruth Archer) Rosalind
Adams (Clarrie Grundy) Malcolm McKee (Graham Ryder)
Devised by Gareth Armstrong & Malcolm McKee
Directed by Malcolm McKee
authorised, endorsed and supported by BBC Radio 4 and 'Archers Addicts'
For more about The Archers, see www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/archers/