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.
Rees-Mogg, in his pinstriped shirt, is a profoundly unserious man pretending to be serious.
This radio show has none of the tendentiousness, mysticism and arrogance of the “wandering about talking” form.
Roald Dahl was an industry of one for an extraordinary length of time. For decades, there was no Stones to his Beatles.
Everybody on the island of Bequia is tuning in to the morning talk show with DJ 2 Kool Kris on Hot 97.1 FM, to follow arguments about the political fiasco.
A week-long series, “Looking Good” (from 29 January), about “viewing a phenomenon closely” might sound late-January vague but is particularly good.
Over 15-weeks, Jon McGregor’s series of interconnected short stories built something powerful.
A tragi-comical story set among the houseboat community beyond Battersea in the 1960s.
This BBC Radio 4 adaptation zig-zags between feeling tones in a woozy, chameleonic way.
Had enough, have you? Here’s more. It’s the least you can do.
Water is second only to outer-space for attracting rapt sub-poetry.