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The Monocle Weekly

Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? Hosts Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound present just that on our longest-running radio programme.

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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

Weekly shows

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Recap: 

Catch up with all of the week's big stories.

Latest episodes

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26 Apr 2015

Asia Pac Unwrapped: 

Coming soon: Anchored by Monocle’s unrivalled team of editors and correspondents, and produced out of our bureaux in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore, Asia Pac Unwrapped is an unmissable weekly briefing from the world’s most dynamic region.

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26 Apr 2015
00:15:20

The Bulletin with UBS - Taper tantrum: 

We look back at the IMF/World Bank spring meeting and investigate the so-called “super taper tantrum”. We’ll hear what the impact of this is likely to be and how it might have reshaped the emerging market landscape.

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26 Apr 2015
00:54:45

The Monocle Weekly - On a roll: 

Robert Bound and Tom Edwards meet photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson to discuss the young skateboarding girls of Kabul, hear about the history of swimming in the River Thames with writer Caitlin Davies and learn why there’s still plenty of gold to be had in the California hills with author Steve Boggan.

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26 Apr 2015
00:28:30

The Big Interview - Erik Spiekermann: 

‘The Big Interview’ is Monocle’s bold new series of in-depth interviews with inspirational names from global politics, business, culture and design. In this inaugural episode, Tom Edwards meets typographer, designer and information architect Erik Spiekermann, who reflects upon his awe-inspiring career spent making our lives and our cities more legible.

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25 Apr 2015
00:28:37

The Recap - News and analysis highlights: 

What should the EU do to prevent more migrant deaths? We also hear how Politico Europe is going to succeed in Brussels and what the backdrop is for South Africa’s violence against foreigners.

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25 Apr 2015
00:28:37

The Foreign Desk - Poll position: 

No election is complete without arguments over opinion polls. Who’s up, who’s down, what we care about, what we don’t. It’s time to brush up on our sample sizes, our margins of errors and, of course, our confidence intervals. Three polling experts explain the science.

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25 Apr 2015
00:28:36

The Stack - What’s your issue?: 

Tyler Brûlé discusses the cream of the printed crop with ‘Printed Pages’ editor in chief Rob Alderson, we discuss a change of frequency for ‘Women's Wear Daily’ and speak to Mele-Ane Havea from ‘Dumbo Feather’.

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25 Apr 2015
00:57:00

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

A highly musical edition of ‘The Curator’ as Ben Rylan guides us through Monocle’s choice output from the past week, including Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Turkish instrumentalist Gorkem Sen and American sister act Larkin Poe. Plus we go in pursuit of the perfect cottage in Canada.

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25 Apr 2015
00:16:35

The Sessions at Midori House - Jarrod Lawson: 

Portland's rising jazz star Jarrod Lawson plays tracks from his eponymous debut record and chats to Paul Noble about his musical upbringing and virtuoso piano-playing.

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24 Apr 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Friday 24 April: 

David Whitehouse shares his news book “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”, Somnath Batabyal reviews the Asian newspapers and Tomos Lewis takes us on a Friday night out in the Arctic Circle.

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24 Apr 2015
00:28:42

The Menu - The home of mezcal: 

We are in Mexico to learn the original ways to drink Mezcal, hear how you pick wines that taste good at 30,000ft and get the week’s headlines from Latin America.

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24 Apr 2015
00:29:50

Midori House - Friday 24 April : 

After a US drone strike on an al-Qaeda compound kills two innocent hostages, questions are being raised over the safety and effectiveness of drones; Roger Boyes and Samira Shackle join Emma Nelson for a full analysis. Plus: why is foreign policy suddenly being factored into the UK election debate and which nations made the list of the world’s happiest countries?

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