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Sunday 14 February

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Sunday 14 February

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound discuss this week’s sale of a Francis Bacon masterpiece with its seller, art writer Michael Peppiatt. Meanwhile, Italian film-director Luca Guadagnino talks through his new release ‘A Bigger…

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Sunday 14 February

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect Kevin Roche sits down with Steve Bloomfield to discuss his early years in his native Ireland and moving to the US. He also talks about working with some of the greatest names in the…

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Meet the Writers, 10

Saturday 13 February

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The Foreign Desk, 110

Saturday 13 February

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The Stack, 181

Saturday 13 February

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Saturday 13 February

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The Sessions at Midori House, 50

Saturday 13 February

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The Monocle Daily, 1110

Friday 12 February

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The Cinema Show, 10

Friday 12 February

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The Briefing, 1112

Friday 12 February

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The Globalist, 1120

Friday 12 February

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The Monocle Arts Review, 240

Friday 12 February

We shine our critical light on Tom McCarthy’s newsroom drama ‘Spotlight’ and Luca Guadagnino’s psycho-sexual drama ‘A Bigger Splash’. Plus: we see Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson strutting their stuff in ‘Zoolander 2’.

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