Antonia Quirke is an author and journalist. She is a presenter on The Film Programme and Pick of the Week (Radio 4) and Film 2015 and The One Show (BBC 1). She writes a column on radio for the New Statesman.
The podcast always seems to feature a guest sweetly insisting, “This is not a bunch of baloney!”
WGN beams out from Chicago – but is at as terrible as some people claim?
Call me paranoid, but I've long had my suspicions – and this line-up cast all doubts aside.
“You have to listen to Front Row, and then Today, and see how they are covering it, what’s left to do, a different angle...”
As the presenter reads news items coming in from Shetland to Japan and Ecuador, I realise there's no heirarchy.
Perry's slot was the funniest, and saddest, thing - with one beautiful ray of light.
The Global Philosopher gave new meaning to the phrase "a face for radio". But isn't this how we all watch, now?
All presenters try to get the best from the public - but it's harder at 4am.
BBC Radio 4's adaptation made it sound like Jane and Rochester were in different rooms - and worse, they changed the lines.
The brilliance of Saturday Night at the Movies on Classic FM is that it gets people sick to death of talking about movies to talk about movies - by focussing on the music.
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