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The Entrepreneurs

We meet Björn Jeffery, co-founder and CEO of Stockholm-based game development studio Toca Boca and discuss innovation in education with Finnish entrepreneur Saku Tuominen. Plus, the Winkreative team looks at KidZania, the role-playing theme parks for children.


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The Monocle Arts Review

Parul Sehgal, editor of ‘The New York Times Book Review’ talks Tom Edwards through poet Maggie Nelson’s memoir, Oliver Sacks’ latest autobiography as well as a new biography of Anders Breivik, who was behind the 2011 Norwegian massacre.


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The Sessions at Midori House

Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear are a mother-and-son duo from Kansas City who have been wowing crowds and critics across Europe and North America this year. They hit the Monocle 24 studios to perform a selection of songs from their new record ‘Skeleton Crew’ and spoke to Robert Bound about life on the road.


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The Big Interview

Monocle’s culture editor Robert Bound meets the writer, essayist and auteur Jonathan Meades. Hear this unique critical voice reflect on reviewing restaurants, appraising architecture and assessing what the audience really wants.


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The Globalist

As the European Commission’s migrant quota proposal faces heavy opposition, we discuss the possibility of the proposal becoming a reality. Plus, could renaming Nicolas Sarkozy’s party help him become president of France again and we see how rural Japanese towns are dealing with an ageing population.


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The Stack

Tom Edwards meets publishing aficionados Bruno Ceschel and Yannik Bouillis as they put on the Offprint independent publishing fair at London's Tate Modern. Plus we hear from alternative literary journal ‘Table Talk’ and Tyler Brûle’s reflects on ‘Thailand Tatler’ magazine.


Culture with Rob Bound

As AMC’s ad drama ‘Mad Men’ draws to a close, Robert Bound asks: “Where did all the good adverts go?” He speaks to Peter Mead, chairman and founder of Abbott Mead Vickers; Richard Brim, executive creative director at Adam and Eve DDB; writer and broadcaster Sam Delaney; and cultural commentator Peter York.


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.

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The Continental Shift


The Monocle Arts Review

Parul Sehgal, editor of ‘The New York Times Book Review’ talks Tom Edwards through poet Maggie Nelson’s memoir, Oliver Sacks’ latest autobiography as well as a new biography of Anders Breivik, who was behind the 2011 Norwegian massacre.


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The Briefing

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.


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The Foreign Desk

As some EU member states start to call the principle of freedom of movement into question, Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield chairs a discussion on where migration stands today. Featuring the Polish ambassador to the UK, Witold Sobkow; former UK home secretary Charles Clarke and the director of the Migration Observatory at Oxford University, Madeleine Sumption.


Section D

As Monocle issues its annual Transport Survey, we look at the UP Express in Toronto, excellent new terminals at Narita and Canberra airports and the design of TAP’s in-flight magazine. Plus we don our trunks and bikinis to discover the history of swimwear.


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The Bulletin with UBS

Is it time to regulate against market bubbles? We consider potential measures and explore the possible risks of over-regulation.


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The Menu

We talk to one of the world’s most successful female chefs, April Bloomfield, on her love for greens, a new London restaurant that takes localism to a new level and the Monocle Restaurant Awards nominations from Milan.


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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.


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The Urbanist

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.


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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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