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
05 June 2008
For an agonising 14 minutes last Sunday Marcus Brigstocke was shown around Westminster and tried to make jokes (On...
Film
05 June 2008
I was having a drink last week with a couple of people who work in the film business and one of them said: "Have you...
TV and Radio
29 May 2008
The George Lamb show on 6 Music (Mondays-Fridays, 10am-1pm) continues to inspire more than 3,000 signatures in an...
TV and Radio
22 May 2008
Radio 4's documentary to mark the 50th anniversary of the first performance of A Taste of Honey (22 May, 11.30am)...
Music and Performance
15 May 2008
A word of praise for Tom Service's rare interview with the mighty Polish pianist and eccentric Krystian Zimerman (Music...
Culture
08 May 2008
The big question of the week was not "Did Ken always look this much like Ethel Merman?" but "Is Robbie Williams...
Culture
01 May 2008
If you had ever hoped for an accessible programme on the geometric methods adopted to examine the space in multiple...
TV and Radio
24 April 2008
The vital noises of the week came courtesy of BBC Radio 3's idiosyncratic world-music broadcast Late Junction. In a St...
Human Rights
03 April 2008
Radio 4's season of programmes looking at the pivotal political and cultural events of 1968 continued with 4.4.68 (29...
Ideas
03 April 2008
Eighteen months ago Catherine Sanderson, a Yorkshire-born thirtysomething secretary, was living in Paris writing a blog...
TV and Radio
27 March 2008
In Kenneth Branagh's rendering of Cyrano de Bergerac (23 March, 8pm, Radio 3) the actor channelled his performance...
TV and Radio
19 March 2008
The vital thing to be said about Max Pemberton's Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor is that it is not what it claims to be...
Culture
13 March 2008
Radio 4's history of the most famous acronym in the world must never end. At the time of writing, we are two-thirds...
Books
28 February 2008
It wasn't anything she'd planned on, but at the age of 36 Tania Glyde came to in a bath full of cold water and...
Society
29 October 2001
"I was planning on being a director, but the showing of Easy Rider in Cannes changed my mind. While I was sitting there...

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