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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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...
Culture
05 February 2009
If there's a more terrifying 90 minutes on national radio than Elaine Page on Sunday (weekly, 1pm, Radio 2) then I'd...
TV and Radio
29 January 2009
It was a quiet day on Lochs Gairloch and Ewe. Jessie hadn't turned up to present Sunday Brunch on Two Lochs Radio (106...
Books
22 January 2009
In Winnie the Who? (Radio 4, 17 January, 10.30am) we were told it would come as an awful shock to most Russians to...
Culture
15 January 2009
In A View Through a Lens (Sunday 11 January, 2.45pm, Radio 4), the wildlife cameraman John Aitchison gave his personal...
TV and Radio
08 January 2009
On Lantern FM in Devon, the obsession with Leona Lewis has reached epic proportions. In the course of one day the...
TV and Radio
18 December 2008
The Ross-Brand scandal may have dominated the news in 2008, but the most important radio story of the year was actually...
Culture
11 December 2008
The repeat of My Top Ten: Barry White (2 and 3 December, midnight, 6 Music), first broadcast in 1987, was kind of...
Politics
04 December 2008
BBC Radio 4's ingeniously ambiguous series of 15-minute programmes Street Science (1-5 December, 3.45pm) takes leading...
Culture
27 November 2008
Radio 2's documentary marking the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' White Album (22 November, 7pm)...
Culture
20 November 2008
Radio 4's The Goulash Archipelago (21 November, 11am) was a captivating documentary that followed two musicians as they...
Culture
09 October 2008
The age of austerity is upon us. The time for ferreting and hunting has come. Farming Today (Mondays to Saturdays,...
Culture
02 October 2008
When he was young, in the late 1950s, David Thomson was into lists. He would sit in the BFI Library until it closed,...

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