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. 

Syndicate contentRSS
TV and Radio
21 May 2009
How’s this for greatest fantasy gigs? You’re a music journalist in March 1969 and you get a phone call saying to come...
TV and Radio
14 May 2009
At 7am on Sunday, the DJ Nick Grimshaw clocked on shift for the second day of Radio 1’s Big Weekend live from Swindon (...
TV and Radio
07 May 2009
On Sunday Worship from Wesley’s Chapel in the City of London (3 May, 8.10am, Radio 4), the Reverend Fiona Stewart-...
Culture
30 April 2009
On 5 Live Katie Price was preparing to run the London Marathon (Sunday 26 April, 9am-12am). “Are you going to love this...
Culture
23 April 2009
Jewel of Radio 2’s At the Movies season is Roger Moore reading from his memoir My Word Is My Bond (starts Friday 24...
Culture
16 April 2009
As part of April’s cross-network Handel explosion, Professor Ellen T Harris examined the activities of the composer in...
Culture
09 April 2009
On Westside Radio in Middlesex (89.6FM) the presenter Marc Nathaniel welcomed Swiss from So Solid Crew – the hardcore...
Culture
02 April 2009
Spud of the week was the first of Radio 4’s series of 15-minute programmes in which comedians read from their teenage...
TV and Radio
26 March 2009
At 1.15pm on Saturday, 5 Live and TalkSport were all over Everton, but on 5 Live Extra there was no service. Today,...
TV and Radio
19 March 2009
On TalkSport’s dawn show Fisherman’s Blues (Saturdays and Sundays, 6am), word has it that it’s an unusually good month...
TV and Radio
12 March 2009
On Radio 4, the technicians were having trouble with the Desert Island Discs interview with Lord Rix and played Barber’...
TV and Radio
05 March 2009
On the American prog-rock station Martha’s Vineyard Radio (www.mvyradio.com) the presenter Jer Bear settles in for his...
Culture
26 February 2009
So keen are we on tales of our sexual innocence that the BFI's much-trumpeted release of a DVD of vintage sex education...
TV and Radio
19 February 2009
On Manchester's Key 103, Total Football (Sundays, 4pm-7pm) passed an entertaining afternoon praising Ryan Giggs, the...
Culture
12 February 2009
On Gaydar (gaydarradio.com), the presenters Neil and Debbie talked to Clive Peters, a retired businessman and one-time...

Pages