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'The Archers made me realise I was a victim of domestic abuse'

A high-profile domestic abuse storyline on The Archers in 2015 encouraged many other victims to seek help. One woman has told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme she only realised she had been in a controlling relationship when she listened to the BBC Radio 4 serial.

"The first time I realised what was happening to Helen, I felt something fall inside - your insides turn to water, because it was so familiar, just exactly the way it is," says Helen Walmsley-Johnson.

The plot on The Archers depicted the gradually unfolding abuse of Helen Titchener by her controlling husband, Rob.

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