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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 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.
The tension is hideous. I am a blinking cursor, anticipating instructions.
Despite the title, there aren’t many secrets to be found here.
Bob Mortimer’s jokes never come to a terminus – his sense of humour is an endless thing.
Gloria Allred was one of those who knew. Technically speaking, so am I.
Far from discreetly sidelining Boycott while debate festered over his knighthood, on Test Match Special it was almost business as usual.