You've got to love an everyday story of country folk. Well, you had to love it back in the day when it was still an everyday story of country folk. I gave up listening shortly after this little episode, a classic of comedy writing featuring strong, three-dimensional characters. (Ok, in the case of the Gabriels - pere et fils - there's sometimes a danger of caricature but it's never less-than-entertaining.
Not quite sure why I preserved this little sequence. It dates from the time I had to tape the programme as I was either attending lectures or contributing to the Students Union takings in the bar. I've been trawling through my old cassettes just recently. And I'm glad I have. This is a real gem:
The Archers: Sgt Barry talks to the over-60s by dotterel