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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.
A new podcast series from BBC Sounds looks at how George Gibney abused his power and then disappeared unpunished.
A new series of monologues, broadcast on Radio 4 to mark the Mayflower 2020 anniversary, understands the sheer scale of the country.
There's something old-fashioned, quintessentially – and wistfully – late 20th century about these conversations.
Launched some two months ago, Times Radio’s thrust was to be unambiguously genial – an answer to Radio 4’s exhausted political scab-picking.
In 2011 an 18-year-old called Jacob Dunne drunkenly killed another young man during a scuffle and went to prison. Years later, the dead boy’s parents meet Jacob.
Spies in labs, bootless medical commissions, meaningless victories.
The festival of “essays, programmes and provocations” on the world post-Covid-19 launched two weeks ago with a Zoom discussion featuring George Osborne.
This is a monologue interspersed with flashes of archive recordings – most fascinating of which are clips of Duke himself.
The myth-busting show with more episodes than Star Wars.
With countless sharp and memorable remarks on both activism and a public health crisis, ten-part series A Big Disease with a Little Name sounds stunningly apposite.