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Antonia Quirke is an author and journalist. She presents The Film Programme on BBC Radio 4. She writes a column on radio for the New Statesman.
Every other week the station will be dedicated to the composer’s music, life and world.
Along the mooring of boats where I live, the conversation these days is near-exclusively of rats.
From Ambridge to the Arctic.
From The Missing Cryptoqueen to Digging Deep with Robert Plant.
Dark Matter is one of a distinguished sub-genre of ghost stories set at the Poles.
A new history of general elections gave me a strange sense of déjà vu.
Pretty much everything that makes Middlemarch so enjoyable, and such a great book club read, also made it just right for the radio.
A new drama stars Robert Glenister as Laurence Olivier.
As a radio doc on the BBC World Service reveals, Nansen was both an explorer and activist who won the Nobel Prize for his work with refugees.
What does a writer-in-residence at a cemetery actually do? Precisely as you’d imagine: wanders the graves noting evocative things chiselled in stone.