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  • After explaining that the "theme tune" of The Archers is called "Barwick Green" and is "a maypole dance from the suite My Native Heath, written in 1924 by the Yorkshire composer Arthur Wood," Wikipedia ( tells us that "English doctors are taught that the tempo of the tune is the rate at which to apply cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). An alternative tune is "Nellie the Elephant", which has the same tempo."

    October 10, 2012