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.
A new radio doc made me wonder (for the millionth time) what Hitchens might say about this era.
The show is at its best when exploring Nixon’s demise.
Radio in Bali is purely a pick-me-up.
The surprising joys of new classical station Scala Radio.
With the news that Global is closing more than 40 local breakfast shows, Antonia Quirke mourns the loss of small-town radio.
Episodes cover everything from the beginnings of downhill skiing to the invention of the sports bra.
From The Archers to The Angry Therapist podcast.
Whoever it they must know what “quality programming” really means.
News presenters all go mad in the end. So why is Evan Davis brisk, frank – and still sane?
Murk is written into every moment of this radio drama marking the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution.