Schedule

May

23:01

Affairs

The Recap

Highlights of the best news from our live shows this week, from birthdays in North Korea to a look at the life of German novelist Gunter Grass.

03:01

Affairs

The Curator

This week we discuss the sleep pods that may change the art of napping in the workplace, meet ‘Men in this Town’ founder Giuseppe Santamaria, learn the business tricks from the chairman of a specialist rice company and…

05:01

Culture

The Stack

This week we welcome independent magazine distributor Steve Watson and the creative director at MagCulture, Jeremy Leslie. Plus we take a look at Sydney-based street-style magazine and blog ‘Men In This Town’ with founder…

06:01

Affairs

The Foreign Desk

Monocle’s foreign editor Steve Bloomfield asks if Bashar al-Assad is finally losing the battle for Syria? He analyses the ongoing war – now in its fifth year – with acting editor at ‘Syria Deeply’, Katarina Montgomery, and…

07:01

Affairs

The Recap

Highlights of the best news from our live shows this week, from birthdays in North Korea to a look at the life of German novelist Gunter Grass.

08:30

Edits

The Menu

Designer Robert Angell explains what makes a restaurant a success, we hear of a surprising expression of love for saké in Japan and we get the week’s headlines from New York.

12:02

Affairs

The Monocle Weekly

Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards meet PEN International president John Ralston Saul to discuss freedom of expression, learn how to make films in one of the toughest environments on earth with Farida Pacha, and hear from art-rock…

13:02

Affairs

The Recap

Highlights of the best news from our live shows this week, from birthdays in North Korea to a look at the life of German novelist Gunter Grass.

13:30 on air

Edits

The Weekend Edition

14:02

Affairs

The Curator

This week we discuss the sleep pods that may change the art of napping in the workplace, meet ‘Men in this Town’ founder Giuseppe Santamaria, learn the business tricks from the chairman of a specialist rice company and…

16:01

Business

The Bulletin with UBS

In a special edition of the programme Paul Donovan, UBS global economist and author of new book ‘The Truth About Inflation’, explains how investors can make better decisions to achieve the real returns they need.

18:01

Business

The Entrepreneurs

We discuss the global rice industry and management tips with Karan Chanana of The Amira Group, profile the future of cycling innovation with the inventor of the Freestep bike and the Winkreative team look at the business…

18:30

Design

Section D

We meet George Nakashima’s daughter, who discovered two of her father’s designs for carpetmaker Edward Fields and is now working with the company to bring them to life. Plus we’re joined by the editor of ‘Modern Design…

20:30

Culture

Culture with Rob Bound

We ask columnists Simon Kuper, Tim Dowling and Tabatha Southey how they approach the tricky art of column writing. How do you choose your subject? How do you keep it amusing? And how do you make your own experiences rele…

22:01

Affairs

The Urbanist

It's a necessity of life but is a city sleep a different kind of sleep? In this episode we look at how a city should deal with sleep in public spaces and the ways in which the urban environment has shaped sleep patterns in…

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