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Thursday 25 June

Cathy Rentzenbrink, book editor at ‘The Bookseller’, leafs through some new releases, from Laura Barnett’s debut novel to coming-of-age novel 'A Fortunate Age’ by Joanna Rakoff.

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Wednesday 24 June

Monocle’s Istanbul bureau chief reviews the best Turkish TV shows, from drama series Sparrow Palace to a crime saga about drug cartels.

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Tuesday 23 June

Monocle’s Berlin correspondent Kim Bradley recounts the main exhibitions she saw on a recent trip to Greece, including ones from Dakis Ioannou’s Deste Foundation and a new show from Paul Chan on the island of Hydra.

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Monday 22 June

In the first of a series of summer culture guides we speak to Luke Turner, associate editor at the Quietus and Fiona Stewart, director of Green Man Festival about what makes a good festival, which countries are doing them…

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Monday 22 June

Established in the Netherlands in 1976 and relocating to Rotterdam in 2006, the North Sea Jazz Festival is now the largest indoor jazz festival in the world, attracting about 25,000 visitors each day. Festival director Jan…

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Saturday 20 June

As all eyes are on men’s fashion this week, Tyler Brûlé chats with Monocle editor Andrew Tuck and creative director Richard Spencer Powell and peruses the Italian newsstand at the resort of Forte Dei Marmi.

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Saturday 20 June

American singer Pokey LaFarge hits the Monocle studios to perform a handful of tracks and tell us about his latest record ‘Something in the Water’.

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Friday 19 June

Tim Robey, film critic for ‘The Telegraph’, discusses this week’s cinema releases: ‘Mr Holmes’, with Sir Ian McKellen as a retired Sherlock, and ‘London Road’, the musical that’s been turned into a film by Rufus Norris and…

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Thursday 18 June

Literary agent Clare Conville is in the studio to talk books with Georgina Godwin. They review 'Instrumental' by James Rhodes, a memoir of music, madness and medication, a steampunk graphic novel ‘The Thrilling Adventures…

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Wednesday 17 June

Theatre critic Matt Wolf and Monocle’s Tom Edwards discuss Bradley Cooper as John Merrick in a new production of ‘The Elephant man’, a reboot of Noel Coward’s family drama ‘Hay Fever’ and a new play based in the world of…

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Tuesday 16 June

Andrew Mueller is joined by Will Hodgkinson, rock and pop critic for ‘The Times’, who talk us through new tracks by Italian disco king Giorgio Moroder, new kid on the soul block Leon Bridges and the London-based singer…

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Monday 15 June

We talk to Joshua Oppenheimer about his candid films, ‘The Act of Killing’ and ‘The Look of Silence’, which deal with the Indonesian genocide of the mid-1960s. Plus we head to the Bertha DocHouse in London – the only doc…

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Monday 15 June

On our art radar this week is an exhibition of Philip Guston’s finest paintings and drawings at Timothy Taylor Gallery and the first major retrospective of abstract artist Agnes Martin at Tate Modern. Plus we’ll talk about…

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Saturday 13 June

Tom Edwards meets Maria Joudina-Robinson, editor of feline title Puss Puss and David Lane, editor of The Gourmand. Plus we hear from Tyler Brûlé and go to Toronto to leaf through the pages of Frische magazine.

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