Keri Davies

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Keri Davies
OccupationRadio Producer
EmployerThe BBC
Known forProducing The Archers
ChildrenThree children, including Dominic Davies.

Keri Davies is a radio producer and playwright, best known for his work on the BBC radio soap opera The Archers.

Davies was born in Treherbert, Rhondda, Wales, but grew up in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England. He gained his A-Levels whilst at The John of Gaunt School, Trowbridge. Before he worked in radio, he had a job in a bank, was a commissioned officer in the Royal Air Force for six years, active in public relations in London, advertising in Derby and was a media and presentation trainer in Sheffield.

After this he became a producer for The Archers in 1992, and later became senior producer, directing over 700 episodes. In 1996 he wrote a song for the album The World of Eddie Grundy by Trevor Harrison, playing the accordion. In 1998, he spent some time in Phnom Penh where he trained Cambodian health educators in radio drama scriptwriting. He became a script writer for The Archers in 2003 and runs the BBC Archers website. In 2011 he co-wrote two series of Ambridge Extra, which aired on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Davies set up the Archers Archive Appeal, which helped to recover lost episodes of The Archers, later this was turned into an audio cassette, Vintage Archers 3 — The Lost Episodes. Davies was also the author of the Who's Who in The Archers series of books from 1999-2010, updated annually. The latest by Davies Who's Who in the Archers 2010[1] was published in October 2009 by BBC Books.

Davies also has three children, who have all appeared in The Archers, with his youngest child, Dominic Davies, formerly playing Daniel Hebden Lloyd.


  1. ^ Who's Who in The Archers 2010

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