Antonia Quirke is an author and journalist. She is a presenter on The Film Programme and Pick of the Week (Radio 4) and Film 2015 and The One Show (BBC 1). She writes a column on radio for the New Statesman.
“Often people say it’s the best thing they ever ate,” someone warned.
“But it’s beautiful music, Antonia! Tsk! Tsk!”
It's clear is that The Sacking was, in fact, a double hit for Baker, and losing his job was the least of it.
The presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Aftermath never traps or exhausts his subjects – he just gets them to open up.
The musical note of Neeson’s baritone was a tuba, a double bass, the left end of a piano, containing the suggestion of a hinterland within.
radio.garden picks up transmissions from every corner of the globe.
I can think of no better way to hear out a grim year than listening to Eliot's poetry. It's how I'll be spending New Year's Day.
When a book on quantum gravity came on air, it sounded like a brief return to something that has declined so much over our lifetimes – knowledge as part of a function of a media flow.
With a £289m investment and 11 new language services, the BBC's planned expansion reminds us why the World Service matters.
Antonia Quirke tunes into Treasure Quest Extra Time on the local radio station.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?