Antonia Quirke is an author and journalist. She writes for the Financial Times, presents Pick of the Week on Radio 4, and talks about film on Film 2014 and The One Show on BBC 1. She writes a column on radio for the New Statesman. 

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TV and Radio
11 March 2011
To mark St David's Day, the crime noir novelist and one-time Booker judge Russell Celyn Jones recalled, in a quiet...
Culture
03 March 2011
This short series celebrating five individuals who have, "in some small way, swum against the tide" had no...
Culture
24 February 2011
The Art of Breaking Apart, Radio 4It's Valentine's Day and Radio 4 has scheduled two special programmes, Leaving Mr...
Culture
17 February 2011
“All us tough guys are just hopeless sentimentalists at heart," Raymond Chandler once wrote in a letter that...
Culture
10 February 2011
Life at 24 Frames a Second, Radio 4The film critic David Thomson's series of ten 15-minute biographical and historical...
Culture
03 February 2011
On Atlantic 92.5 in Casablanca the presenters promise the news in both English and French after every song, but it...
Culture
27 January 2011
Barry Norman presented the first in a couple of Archive Hours (15 January, 8pm) on the social aspects of cinema-going...
TV and Radio
20 January 2011
An excellent two-part documentary (4 and 11 January, 10pm) about Nina Simone was presented by the singer's daughter (...
Culture
13 January 2011
"Let's set the scene, Lucy, as the darkness falls over Hampton Court on this rainy evening." It's James...
Culture
06 January 2011
Private Passions: Mozart CompilationRadio 3The 700th edition of Private Passions (2 January, 2.30pm) takes the form of...
Culture
29 December 2010
The prospect of Colin Firth editing Today aside (28 December), Radio 4 doesn't come more Christmas-cosy than Merry...
Culture
15 December 2010
A best-yet episode of the documentary series Lives in a Landscape (8 December, 11am) visited the Cornish village of...
TV and Radio
09 December 2010
"We're focusing on families tonight," says Aled Hayden Jones. It's Radio 1's Relationships Campaign Week,...
Culture
18 November 2010
“Because of a change in schedule due to industrial action by the National Union of Journalists," apologised...
Culture
11 November 2010
Paul PhearMagic 105.4Saturday afternoon on Magic FM, and DJ Paul Phear is on the phone to Jessica, who's Christmas...

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