Gender, Sex and Gossip in Ambridge

Women in the Archers

The Archers Academics are joined by former The Archers editor, Alison Hindell and actor Dr Charlotte Connor (a.k.a. Susan Carter), to examine the power of gossip in Ambridge, portrayals of love, marriage, motherhood, female education and career expectations, women's mental health and the hard-won right of women to play cricket.

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  • Dr Cara Courage
  • Dr Nicola Headlam