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.
James McAvoy brings a hardness that could shatter walnuts to Orson Welles’s Heart of Darkness on BBC Radio 4.
Capturing live opera demands more than a series of mikes attached to the lapels of singers and someone pressing Record.
Does there exist one individual, radio-friendly, incontrovertible moment of Marlon Brando’s that perfectly transmits his genius?
Where Bob Dylan fits 45 words into a six-word line, Lennon could be sorcerously expansive, as John Lennon: Verbatim reminds us.
Chris Moyles has settled thoroughly into middlebrow white indie, positively tender compared to his days on Radio 1.
James Dean: the Last Ten Weeks on BBC Radio 2.
Kim Cattrall's plain-speaking Woman's Hour edit left the drama aside to look at everyday experience as unfolding layers of reality.
Mosley was coming over as the most clubbable man in the universe. Not a peep from Jeremy Vine.
Iris Murdoch can bring you into a whole new world. How can radio capture her?
Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa is a fisherman's friend.