The Archers fans turn to booze as they await the verdict


Fans of The Archers are reaching for stiff drinks as they wait to hear the fate of Helen Titchener.

The trial of of Helen, played by Louiza Patikas, is the climax of a storyline that saw the character suffer increasing domestic abuse at the hands of her husband Rob (Timothy Watson).

Characters Helen Archer and her abusive husband Rob Titchener from The Archers
Helen and Rob from The Archers (Pete Dadds/BBC)

And listeners are battling the nerves as the jury debate whether she is guilty of his attempted murder.

Some fans are finding it a bit too stressful listening to the jurors.

Not long to go!