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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15 August 2011
The first in a new series of Radio 4's star programme The Reunion (7 August, 11.15am) was wasted, broadcast as it was...
Culture
08 August 2011
The second part of a documentary about Aretha Franklin (2 August, 10pm) had the strainedly affirmative tones of the...
TV and Radio
25 July 2011
Live at Mallorca RocksRadio 1XtraIt's 7pm, Saturday, Radio 1Xtra, and DJ Trevor Nelson is on tour with MistaJam and DJ...
TV and Radio
18 July 2011
Various programmesRadio 3, Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, 6 MusicIt's July and the most commonly used phrase on the radio (In...
TV and Radio
11 July 2011
Music MattersRadio 3Two documentaries this past week proved that sometimes you don't need a dominant investigative...
TV and Radio
04 July 2011
Aung San Suu Kyi's two Reith Lectures (28 June, and forthcoming on 9 July) are an important coup for the new controller...
Culture
27 June 2011
You know it's June when BBC Radio - with the sly gait of the apparently leisured - starts to put out repeats of heavily...
TV and Radio
23 June 2011
A programme narrated entirely by its charismatic subject - the Chinese flautist Guo Yue - was stunning (11 June, 9.15pm...
Culture
09 June 2011
Private PassionsRadio 3A season-defining, uncontrived episode of Private Passions (29 May, 12pm) featured the 40-year-...
TV and Radio
02 June 2011
Lawrence Dallaglio's interview on Simon Mayo Drivetime (16 May, 5pm) - promoting his book of Italian home cooking...
Culture
26 May 2011
If you've ever wished for John Humphrys in a wholly blissed-out, alpha state, then don't just tune in to, but actually...
TV and Radio
12 May 2011
Sunday morning (1 May, 9.30am) and Stephen Nolan, multi-Sony-award-winning presenter, is on BBC Radio 5 Live with an...
Culture
12 May 2011
Bob HarrisRadio 2If, as Einstein wrote, insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results...
TV and Radio
05 May 2011
Death by WurlitzerA humid, palm-flapping April night and Nigel Ogden is overseeing a stream of listeners' reminiscences...
Culture
20 April 2011
At the Catholic Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Harbour Island, Bahamas, Miss Pamela has just run through the notices...

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