The Pacific Shift


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.


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The Monocle Arts Review

Luke Turner, associate editor at ‘The Quietus’, sits down with Andrew Mueller to discuss three new music releases. Up for discussion are Mbongwana Star’s ‘From Kinshasa’, Holly Herndon’s ‘Platform’ and Algiers’ new self-titled ‘LP’.


The Pacific Shift


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 Urbanist

From arcades to American-style malls, shopping centres are where you can find everything under one roof. But these – usually gigantic – buildings are not always welcome. This week we head to Beirut and discover an old souk turned mall and revisit the history of Europe’s first covered shopping centre. We also meet this week’s Urban Hero, who is trying to save Istanbul’s historic Yedikule Gardens.


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The Globalist

We analyse Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s first year in office and look at the significance of the Arctic Challenge Exercise where more than 100 US and European fighter jets have begun training near the Russian border. Plus, we get the latest business stories from Paris and meet the team behind Portugal’s national carrier TAP.


The Continental Shift


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.


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 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.


The Continental Shift


The Monocle Arts Review

Luke Turner, associate editor at ‘The Quietus’, sits down with Andrew Mueller to discuss three new music releases. Up for discussion are Mbongwana Star’s ‘From Kinshasa’, Holly Herndon’s ‘Platform’ and Algiers’ new self-titled ‘LP’.


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The Briefing

We assess Australia’s proposal to strip dual nationals of their Australian passport as a way to counter terrorism and examine the revamp of Malaysia Airlines. Plus we analyse Taiwan's plan to settle the conflict in the South China Sea and hitch a ride on Oslo’s new bumblebee highway.


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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.


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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The Atlantic Shift


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.


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The Entrepreneurs

Designer and entrepreneur Jon Kolko shares his new book ‘Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love’. Elsewhere in the show our man in Madrid heads to the annual Zinc Shower event to survey the Spanish start-up scene and the Winkreative team discusses the branding of Apple’s advertising campaigns.


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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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Section D

Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.


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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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