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 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.
After two months on patrol, Hilmer and his colleague not only had nothing left to talk about - but nothing left to think.
Watching Salmond in the studio with Iain Dale makes it clear who's running the show.
Normally when people say things like "I questioned every aspect of my existence", it sounds like they're selling something. But Guerra on the BBC World Service was different.
Drewzy (male, fortysomething) composedly, gently, talks of “time condensing like dew on a damp Cornish window”.
Gates didn't quite comprehend the unspoken contract of Desert Island Discs: come ready to bare your heart.
You have to admire DiCaprio’s performance, no question, but “epic neo-realism”?
Humphries arrived in England in 1959, just as London was exploding into life.
How radio presenters across the country shared anecdotes in memory of the singer.
The Inquiry: Should We Solar Panel the Sahara? on the BBC World Service.
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