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The Monocle Arts Review, 238

Wednesday 10 February

In this week’s theatre review Monocle’s Ben Rylan talks to Matt Wolf, theatre critic for the International New York Times, about the 50th anniversary Broadway production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, the latest incarnation of…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 237

Tuesday 9 February

Together with broadcaster and country-music aficionado Baylen Leonard we listen to new tracks by US musician Anderson East, Grammy award-winning blues singer Bonnie Raitt and UK folksters Treetop Flyers.

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Culture with Rob Bound, 226

Monday 8 February

A picture’s worth a thousand words, they say, so how do political and topical cartoonists drill down into the core of a news story, a scandal or a cover-up to reveal its essence? How do they transform the news into somet…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 236

Monday 8 February

Fresh off the plane from Milan, Ossian Ward, head of content at the Lisson Gallery talks us through some of the art exhibitions in the city. We cover shows at Fondazione Prada, HangarBicocca and the Milan branch of the…

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Meet the Writers, 9

Saturday 6 February

This week actor and author Richard E Grant talks about his books and the shocking events of his childhood in Swaziland, which were later depicted in the film ‘Wah-Wah’. He also discusses his memoir of the film that launched…

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The Stack, 180

Saturday 6 February

Touching down in Brazil, we take a closer look at what makes the country’s voracious readers leaf through their favourite magazines. Plus: as the Olympic Games draw closer, we ask how the nation’s daily newspapers are…

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The Sessions at Midori House, 49

Saturday 6 February

US singer Lissie is in the studio this week to play tracks from her new record ‘My Wild West’ and to tell us why she’s switched Hollywood for her own wild mid-west.

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The Cinema Show, 9

Friday 5 February

Alongside the team behind Monocle 24’s ‘The Urbanist’, we’re trekking through a metropolitan maze as we explore how cities are depicted on screen. We hear from ‘Detroit Free Press’ on how its city has been given the cine…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 235

Friday 5 February

Film critic Anna Smith and Monocle’s Gillian Dobias talk about this weekend’s cinema. ‘Trumbo’ is a look at Hollywood in the 1940s when many leading industry figures were blacklisted for their political beliefs; ‘Janis:…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 234

Thursday 4 February

The Independent’s literary editor Arifa Akbar reviews the latest book releases: ‘The Noise of Time’ by Julian Barnes; ‘The High Mountains of Portugal’ by Yann Martel; and ‘The Passion of Mademoiselle S: Letters to a Lover’…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 233

Wednesday 3 February

Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco reviews Brazilian TV shows, including the new season of ‘Amor & Sexo’, a show about sex and relationships, and the perennial ‘Silvio Santos’. Plus: a healthy cooking show with Bela Gil.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 232

Tuesday 2 February

Last Friday was a big day for pop releases, with Rihanna and Sia bringing out highly anticipated albums; Alice Vincent, arts and entertainment writer for ‘The Telegraph’, and Andrew Mueller talk through both. Plus: we learn…

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Culture with Rob Bound, 225

Monday 1 February

We round up two of last week’s film festivals that really set the pace for the rest of the year: Sundance and Trieste. While the mainstream is focused on the run up to the red carpet of the Oscars, the rest of the film…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 231

Monday 1 February

Art dealer Kathlene Fox-Davies leads us through three art exhibitions currently on show in London: ‘Collages 1959-1964’, which explores the work of pop artist Tom Wesselmann at David Zwirner gallery; a photography show by…

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Meet the Writers, 8

Saturday 30 January

On Meet the Writers this week, Georgina Godwin sits down with one of Latin America’s literary heroes: Roberto Ampuero is probably Chile’s greatest living author. As well as being the creator of the famous fictional detec…

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