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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.
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.
The BBC is airing its third reading of the short novel in four years. So what makes this book so worth revisiting?
Written by the talented producer Laurence Grissell, each episode sounds like the ripped pages of a film script.
Americast is completely addictive for its on-the-ground details of the campaign trail.
A new BBC Radio 4 show about the poet is incredibly dense and atmospheric.
When I listened to The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread? podcast, the Sounds app amusingly began suggesting bread-related content.
It might sound like a gimmick, but this is a powerfully valid approach to conversations about technology.
Every other week the station will be dedicated to the composer’s music, life and world.