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
19 March 2010
Behind the Brel: the Story of a Musical GeniusRadio 2A documentary about the singer Jacques Brel (16 March, 11.30pm)...
Culture
12 March 2010
Open BookRadio 4On a particularly stilted episode of Bookclub, James Naughtie - in conversation with Douglas Coupland...
Culture
05 March 2010
The new continuity announcer on Radio 4 has a lovely Kinross lilt that makes you think of knitwear and sheep in the...
TV and Radio
26 February 2010
Live coverage of the Baftas was surprisingly sketchy, despite the ceremony's rehabilitation as the "British Oscars...
TV and Radio
19 February 2010
So, it looks like 6 Music is kaput. At a meeting in early February, the channel's controller, Bob Shennan, told the...
Culture
12 February 2010
5 Live Sports ExtraRadio 5 LiveA minute-ten to go at the Super Bowl and 5 Live Sports Extra were still hoping the...
TV and Radio
05 February 2010
The brilliant first episode of a new series of Living World (31 January, 6.35am) considered the mysteries of the pike...
TV and Radio
29 January 2010
On Q Radio ("essential tunes, intelligent chat"), Paul Heaton, the former frontman of the Beautiful South,...
Culture
22 January 2010
The British Museum/BBC co-production A History of the World in 100 Objects (weekdays, Radio 4, 9.45am) - each 15-minute...
Culture
14 January 2010
Pass the sickbag
TV and Radio
08 January 2010
Don't Start Me Talking About ElvisRadio 2Radio 2's Elvis season was pretty good, its jewel being a very simple...
TV and Radio
30 December 2009
Sound of Snow and IceBBC World ServiceExchanges at the FrontierBBC World ServiceIn a rich week on BBC radio, the World...
Culture
17 December 2009
"On a frosty winter's night, in tiny villages dotted across North Wales, there's a local tradition," goes the...
Culture
10 December 2009
Martha's Vineyard RadioProg-rock station for those who left on a ferry for a weekend clambake in 1973 and never came...
Culture
03 December 2009
In Search of BeautyRadio 4The documentary In Search of Beauty (28 November, 10.30am) had the British supermodel Erin O'...

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