BBCCD873 Essential sounds of Ambridge by Various

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Catalogue numberBBCCD873
TitleEssential sounds of Ambridge
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label code-
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC Worldwide Ltd
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreSound effects
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codes82725 ESSENTIAL SOUNDS OF AMBRIDGE
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1 The farm garden in summer2.08
A2Impatient with bad weather, David Archer starts up his digger1.30
A3Sheep and lambs1.16
A4Sheep dipping1.29
A5Pip Archer is seated on David's lap in front of the blazing hearth at Brookfield0.19
A6Jill's hens1.06
A7 Autumn at Home Farm1.20
A8Brian Aldridge culling one of his deer0.29
A9Debbie's horse box2.30
A10Alice Aldridge talks about school0.38
A11 Tony Archer's milking parlour1.19
A12As above. Milking in progress0.58
A13Some of Tony's cows in the yard1.34
A14Pat Archer waits impatiently as Mike Tucker arrives late with the morning's delivery of vegetables0.47
A15 Some of the Grundy Friesians drink from the cool waters of the River Am1.45
A16Come the autumn, Joe Grundy reluctantly agrees to repair some of the fences around the farm. We hear him grumpily driving the tractor pulling a trailer full of poor quality wood1.10
A17Eddie's turkey poults being fattened up for Christmas1.33
A18 Higgs drives Jack Woolley from Grey Gables to a Parish Council meeting. Theya re late and on the way out nearly run over Peggy's cat, Sammy0.35
A19Peggy's cat tells her all about it0.23
A20Trying to get back into the shape after the birth of Daniel, Shula gingerly tries out the exercise bike during a crowded session at Grey Gables Health Club1.45
A21Linda Snell is trying to get to grips with the computer on the Grey Gables reception desk1.25
A22The shoot at the Country Park1.48
A23 The peacocks0.25
A24The ticking of the clock as Nigel and Lizzie wait impatiently for Mrs. Pargetter to leave0.49
A25Elly May0.26
A26 Linda Snell's goats1.13
A27Linda proves surprisingly adept when it comes to milking one of her goats2.00
A28Meadow near the River Am1.46
A29 Caroline Pemberton gives her horse, Midnight, a carrot. The other horses in the stable are jealous but Midnight doesn't care1.00
A30 After lunch at The Bull. Jamie Perks is resting in his cot. In the kitchen, Kathy is supervising the preparations for the evening meals, chopping vegetables, etc. Sid is tidying up in the bar, collecting glasses, putting bottles on the shelves and so on. A distant dog disturbs Jamie who bursts into tears1.34
A31In The Bull after practice at the nets. Roy Tucker opens a can of soft drink. This isn't Eddie's style at all. He has a pint of shires. A few minutes later he has another one2.36
A32November the 5th. The whole village has turned out to watch the fireworks2.23
A33 Neil Carter feeds the pigs1.03
A34 The millards' stately progress across the village green is disturbed; first by Simon Pemberton speeding up to Leamington, then by Roy Tucker and Kate Aldridge walking to the village shop to see Betty Tucker1.32
A35The village shop is busy as Jennifer Aldridge's bill is rung up on the till0.26
A36Nelson is taking his spaniel, Charlie, for an early walk. Linda Snell approaches on her bicycle0.20
A37The village fete2.24
A38 The garden at Glebe Cottage, March1.45
A39Daniel Hebden is not very happy0.58
A40 Mrs. Antrobus has gone out, leaving her Afghan hounds in the house. William Grundy has cycled up and down the path making a cheerful, teenage din. Suspecting an intruder, the dogs are restless0.53
A41 One of the larger fields, May1.42
A42David has asked Tony to help out with the ploughing. In the yard, he manoeuvres one of the tractors out of the way so that Tony can drive the other one off to the fields1.18
A43 A brief visit to the Wine Bar, where Nelson is pouring Mrs. Pargetter a reviving glass of champagne. On the wagon now, she cannot accept it0.17
A44 Roy on his motor boke stops at traffic lights in Borchester High Street. Kate sees him and accepts a lift back to Ambridge1.14
A45Tony Archer looks over a few organically reared cows at Borchester market2.43
A46 As Jill drvies towards St Stephen's Church, the bell ringers are ringing Bob Doubles. Suddenly entranced by the sound she has heard all her married life, she stops the car and steps into the churchyard. The bells peal Call Changes1.57
A47As the congregation starts to leave after the sefvice, Phil Archer plays the March from Scipio from Handel1.56
A48The churchyard at midnight, Is everyone asleep?2.32
A49 The Ambridge Cow. She gets everywhere1.13
Total length of media 1:06:12.


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