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.
Radio transformed this frontier region of chestnut forests leading up to the Apennines.
The 73-year-old McCartney was stupendous, not to mention uncharacteristically straight, on Mastertapes.
Angelina Jolie looked nervous as she addressed the threatre. But if anyone should feel foolish, it ought to be the BBC.
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?
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