Schedule

23:02

The Pacific Shift

01:02

Section D

As the Olympic Games in Rio approach, our correspondent dons a hard hat and takes a look at the near-completed Olympic Village. Plus we visit the ‘Disarming Design from Palestine’ exhibition in Ramallah, Josh Fehnert meets the Polish developers of new design application Tylko and we look at the history of the US Embassy in Havana as it re-opens.

01:30

The Pacific Shift

03:02

The Monocle Arts Review

Donald Hutera, theatre critic for ‘The Times’ reviews ‘What’s it all About? Bacharach Reimagined’, an all-singing, all-dancing interpretation of the songwriter’s most-loved hits, an open-air performance of ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ and an evening of Sinatra classics at the London Palladium.

03:15

The Pacific Shift

05:02

Culture with Rob Bound

Myths are like history only they’re not real. But they’re reasonable, kind of. To answer the question “How do you make a myth?” we talk to classicist Natalie Haynes about their enduring appeal. We also ask art historian Christopher Dell where paintings would be without myth and discuss how a person becomes a myth with Peter York. Plus: Dr David Clarke, writer for the ‘Fortean Times’, tells us about the supernatural side of urban legends.

05:30

The Pacific Shift

06:02

The Foreign Desk

After the Joint Arab List’s success in this year’s election in Israel, we discuss what’s changed for Arab citizens in the country’s public and political life – and what happens next. Thabet Abu Ras and Daniella Peled report.

06:30

The Pacific Shift

07:00

The Globalist

We discuss the future of the UK in the EU, investigate nationalism in Hungary and the recent Chinese stock-market tumble, talk business in Melbourne and take a journey across Sardinia. Plus: we review the morning newspapers with our Istanbul bureau chief.

08:02

The Continental Shift

09:02

The Menu

We’re in Argentina to meet the winemakers and sommeliers who are working hard to make the world understand the country’s variety of wines. We also head to Barcelona to witness high-fashion éclairs and then to Melbourne to get top burger tips.

09:30

The Bulletin with UBS

To integrate or to exclude: approaches to sustainable investing are in the spotlight. UBS analysts and experts from around the world share their insights into an area of increasing interest for institutional and individual investors alike.

09:45

The Continental Shift

10:02

The Ten

A fast-paced daily news-and-views show packed with insight and opinion from Monocle's editors, live in our Midori House studios, from our global bureaux and on the road. Snappy analysis of the headlines and a glance at some offbeat stories you might have missed, guaranteed every weekday.

10:30

The Continental Shift

11:02

The Monocle Arts Review

Donald Hutera, theatre critic for ‘The Times’ reviews ‘What’s it all About? Bacharach Reimagined’, an all-singing, all-dancing interpretation of the songwriter’s most-loved hits, an open-air performance of ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ and an evening of Sinatra classics at the London Palladium.

11:15

The Continental Shift

12:00

The Briefing

We discuss Turkey’s attacks on the PKK, explore the aftermath of a Finnish politician’s controversial remarks and look at a planned multibillion-dollar facelift for New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Plus: Monocle’s fashion director talks Alexander Wang and Hermès.

12:30

The Continental Shift

13:02

The Urbanist

We explore how politics have changed Brussels, visit an old embassy for sale in Belgrade and discover some of Hong Kong’s power clubs. Plus: we ask if Vienna is still the stage for international diplomacy and walk through Embassy Row in Washington DC.

13:30

The Sessions at Midori House

Jaakko Eino Kalevi is one of Finland’s brightest new pop-music makers. This week he plays us three dreamy tracks from his eponymous new album.

13:45 on air

The Atlantic Shift

15:02

The Big Interview

Hotelier and entrepreneur Ian Schrager meets Monocle’s culture editor Robert Bound in New York City to reflect on the early days of Studio 54, the changing world of hospitality and the subtle alchemy of crafting the very best hotel experiences.

15:30

The Atlantic Shift

16:02

The Stack

Tyler Brûlé’s insights on Nikkei’s purchase of the ‘Financial Times’ and what this means for print. Plus we leaf through Indian mountaineering magazine ‘The Outdoor Journal’, New Zealand culture title ‘White Fungus’ that moved to Taiwan and New York-based gastronomy magazine ‘Gather Journal’.

16:30

The Atlantic Shift

18:00

Midori House

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

18:30

The Atlantic Shift

19:02

The Entrepreneurs

The team behind California-based wilderness perfumer Juniper Ridge share their passion for their products. We also investigate the business model and future of car-sharing service DriveNow. Plus: one year after profiling a family-run business in northern Greece that exports vine leaves, we revisit under a different economic climate.

19:30

The Atlantic Shift

22:00

The Monocle Daily

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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