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.
Her voice, on BBC Radio 4, is exceptionally unusual.
No song seemed to fit the mood on Hayes FM.
In audio from 1959, Frankly Speaking quizzes the playwright on his Mississippi childhood.
“There will be a very emotional song from Ariana Grande coming up next,” Jo Whiley promised BBC radio listeners.
A radio report had me up half the night performing multiple online facial recognition tests.
Emma Hills, the head chicken trainer at Giffords Circus, knows what gets them clucking.
By the time we reach the coastal area of Punta Chiquita there is no radio signal at all.
In search of the vanishing voice of a generation
The brilliance of Forever FM sounds like a response to all those who claimed that Kay was merely a nostalgia peddler.
A presenter who speaks freely but in the sort of sentences which can be used as powerful, off-the-cuff links throughout a programme is rare as a unicorn.