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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.
“I am in every way an ordinary guy,” says the narrator of the BBC World Service's The Documentary: The Death Row Book Club.
In interviews, he is unstoppably amusing, and clips of him in original recording sessions defy aural logic.
A reading of Emily Brand’s Fall of the House of Byron showed the wrath of shame and destruction brought on little George by his family, but where is the poetry?
Jon Ronson joined Theroux for the inaugural episode of his new lockdown podcast, which sees him interview a different guest each week.
Radio 4 is now completely obsessed with adding comedians to shows from historians, scientists, naturalists or linguists.
From oblivious advice to moving personal stories.
Actor Kerry Shale writes and stars in a radio play about Full Metal Jacket.
It seems the distant past now, but just a few weeks ago there was very real talk of the end of the BBC. Then the virus hit.
This thoughtful documentary looks at Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood with a real curiosity and a lovely melancholy.’ says the documentary. So true.
Jackson is just so Jacksonian throughout: projecting fast-thinking and decisive intelligence, and a complete inability to suffer fools.