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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TV and Radio
23 January 2012
A new programme on the World Service (14 January, 11am) marks something important in the station's history: the moment...
TV and Radio
16 January 2012
A short programme using archive material and the occasional new interview - subtly edited and dropped in for a...
Culture
09 January 2012
The presenter and producer Alan Dein usually comes in around this time of year with a new series of Lives in a...
TV and Radio
12 December 2011
A ten-part adaptation of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (ended 9 December, 10.45am) was marred by the too-shrill...
TV and Radio
05 December 2011
Joan Armatrading returns with another series of five 15-minute programmes in which she interviews musicians she admires...
TV and Radio
28 November 2011
An average Saturday on the Today programme (19 November, 7am), except with an even more than usually relentless...
TV and Radio
16 November 2011
A memorable edition of Woman's Hour (weekdays, 10am; Saturdays, 4pm) starred Jilly Cooper and Lucy Mangan from the...
TV and Radio
14 November 2011
A bewildering combination of overstuffed and languid, the new, extended World at One (weekdays, 1pm) finally arrived on...
TV and Radio
07 November 2011
Words and MusicRadio 3Radio 3's late-afternoon programme Words and Music (Sundays, 6.30pm) is a phenomenon. "A...
Culture
31 October 2011
Desert Island DiscsRadio 4The Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson was on Desert Island Discs (21 October, 11.15am), giving...
24 October 2011
The Underwater GendarmeRadio 4The first in a four-part series of 15-minute programmes about the police along the River...
TV and Radio
17 October 2011
Hook, Line and SingerRadio 4A nice, one-off documentary about angling was presented by the singer and DJ Cerys Matthews...
Culture
10 October 2011
Who Found Machu Picchu?Radio 4A programme marking the centenary of the discovery of Machu Picchu (5 October, 11am) was...
Culture
03 October 2011
A programme about advances in the design of small robots touchingly underscored the lengths that we will go to in order...
TV and Radio
26 September 2011
On the international teen show Snakker Ikke Norsk ("I don't speak the lingo") on Radio Nova 99.3FM in Oslo (...

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