Meet the Archers at Royal Three Counties Show

We are pleased to welcome a host of actors who play much loved characters on the popular BBC Radio 4 series The Archers.  The actors will be popping up throughout the show with special slots in the Wellington Boot Theatre and Cookery Theatre. There are lots of opportunities to ask questions and get a selfie. 

The Archers Actors at Royal Three Counties Show

Trevor Harrison

Friday

Trevor plays Eddie Grundy in The Archers

Trevor Harrison was born in Stourbridge in 1957 and now lives with his wife Annette and their two dogs Ollie and Oscar in Worcestershire. He trained at the Birmingham Theatre School.

It was in 1979 that he joined The Archers as Eddie Grundy, a role he still very much enjoys playing. 

In theatre he has appeared in rep, pantomime and theatre tours. On radio and television he has worked in both drama and light entertainment including having a radio show for a while on BBC Hereford and Worcester.

In 2001 he received him MBE.

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Sunny Ormonde

Friday

Sunny has been playing the 'outrageous and naughty' Lillian Bellamy in Radio 4's The Archers for the past 18 years and has become one of the listeners favourite characters.

Sunny is also a seasoned theatre performer appearing in everything from pantomime to Shakespeare. One of her favourite roles being Shirley Valentine. She has appeared extensively on television, most recently in Doctors.  

Sunny adores the spoken word and as a Radio Actress recorded well over 100 plays and short stories for the BBC. She tours two 'One Woman Shows' - An evening with Dorothy and The Airing of an Archers Actors Aunt.

She also appears regularly with fellow Archers cast member John Telfer (Rev. Alan Franks) in the stage show Larkin About. 

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Kim Durham

Saturday

In a long acting career Kim has been heard in a huge number of Radio dramas, classic serials and voice overs and, of course, as Matt Crawford in The Archers. 

Theatre work has taken him all over the UK and Europe as well as Ireland, Australia and India. His TV appearances have included New Tricks, Morse and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.

Aside from acting, Kim has written and directed numerous corporate videos and been a full time Acting Tutor at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. A confirmed towny his knowledge and understanding of the country extends as far as Ambridge plus numerous visits to an ex brother in law's dairy farm in South Wales. 

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Felicity Finch

Saturday

Felicity comes from the North-East and has played Ruth Archer in Radio 4's The Archers for 30 years.

She also makes radio documentaries and features for BBC Radio 4 and The World Service. Her programme making has taken her to many countries including Rwanda and Afghanistan, covering their long running popular radio dramas inspired by The Archers, which communicate vital information to millions of listeners. 

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Charles Collingwood

Sunday

Charles is currently celebrating 44 years of starring as Brian Aldridge in the BBC Radio 4 drama The Archers. In a long and illustrious career in Light Entertainment for both TV and radio, Charles was the eccentric scorer on Noel Edmond's Telly Addicts, and he has guested on many shows including Celebrity Weakest Link (which he won!), Call My Bluff, Countdown, and Fifteen to One, and for Radio 4 Just a Minute, Quote Unquote, Whispers and That Reminds Me, to name but a few.

In recent years Charles entertained audiences with his one man show Playing Away and last year he compered The Mountbatten Festival of Music at the Albert Hall.

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Andrew Wincott

Sunday

Andrew plays Adam Macy in The Archers.

Andrew was born in Banbury, Oxfordshire, where his grandfather and uncle were farmers at Home Farm, Sibford Ferris. His mother grew up on the farm and went to the same village school as Godfrey Baseley, who created The Archers.

After gaining an English degree at Oxford University, Andrew trained at Webber Douglas, and has many theatre credits to his name.

Andrew's television credits include New Tricks, Thief Takers and The Nanny. He has twice been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company and has recorded countless dramas, serials, comedies and readings, including Book at Bedtime and the Afternoon Story.

 

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