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#thearchers domestic abuse story is a difficult listen

There can be few people who listen to the ‘essential drama from the heart of the country’ – The Archers -who have not been moved to shout at the radio over the behaviour of Rob Titchener towards Helen.

The story of domestic abuse has been long in the making and is becoming more intense as the weeks go by. Well done to the scriptwriters for making this storyline so accurate (but it is also a difficult listen).

Read a New Statesman article about it here 

See the comments on the Archer’s twitter feed here

If this story has affected you then you may wish to contact one of our local services

Warwickshire Against Domestic Abuse

Warwickshire Domestic Abuse Support Service

Helpline: Free phone 0800 408 1552

Mon – Fri 09:00 – 21:00 and Sat 08:00 – 16:00. The Helpline is closed on a Sunday


Warwickshire Refuge Service

Call 01788 571589 or the out of hours contact: 07584 233 473

Sexual Assault Referral Centre – The Blue Sky Centre

Tel: 02476 865505



About Paul Hooper, WCC (575 Articles)
Group Manager: Community Safety and Substance Misuse
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