00:02 on air

The Pacific Shift

01:02 on air

Culture with Rob Bound

As we approach the end of the year we look ahead to the films that will be illuminating cinema screens around the globe in 2016. We discuss the ones to watch for next year’s awards season and film critics Karen Krizanovich and Tim Robey predict who will be taking home the big prizes this year. Plus: we head to the Bertha DocHouse for its documentary picks.

01:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

03:02 on air

The Monocle Arts Review

We review the latest albums by ethereal folkster Enya, Arca – the Venezuelan producer who’s worked with the likes of Kanye West, Björk and FKA Twigs, and Polish minimalist folk makers Ksiezyc.

03:15 on air

The Pacific Shift

05:02 on air

The Bulletin with UBS

The UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index is in the spotlight. We hear how real-estate prices uncouple from the real economy when inexpensive financing is combined with bullish expectations. We check-in with cities that show all the signs of a bubble formed or forming and compare them with markets that maintain depressed or stable prices.

05:15 on air

The Voyager

Christopher Lord jets in to sample the delights of Muscat and discover what’s in store in the next exciting phase of the city’s development. Monocle's editors and correspondents are your guide to the world's most exciting and dynamic emerging cities. Each week Monocle 24's new travel programme takes you beyond a great city's tourist traps and well-known spots to give you an insider's view of the very best in hospitality, culture, business and design.

05:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

06:02 on air

The Urbanist

Would a city planned or managed by a woman look different to any other? And who are the female urban leaders and architects making a difference in the community? This week is not about adapting the city for women but looking at those women who are changing our cities for the better, from Lisbon to Niterói and Vancouver. Plus: we bring you part three of our series on the battle for New York’s public space.

06:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

07:00 on air

The Globalist

We discuss the security lockdown in Brussels, politics in Hong Kong and the refugee policy in Australia. The France 24 team also tells us how it covered the Paris attacks and we get the top business news from Sydney. Plus: Terry Ramsey reviews the morning newspapers.

08:02 on air

The Continental Shift

09:02 on air

The Sessions at Midori House

Things are hotting up for super-soul singer Eska. She’s received a Mercury nomination for her brand new self-titled album and is adored by critics and fans the world over. This week we’re revisiting our session with the British musician that she performed for us back in 2014.

09:15 on air

The Big Interview

The Big Interview continues this week with Danish politician Anders Fogh Rasmussen. The former prime minister of Denmark and ex-secretary-general of Nato sits down with Steve Bloomfield to discuss his political career and, in the wake of the Paris attacks, the challenges the West is facing in its fight against Isis.

09:45 on air

The Continental Shift

10:02 on air

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 on air

The Continental Shift

11:02 on air

The Monocle Arts Review

We review the latest albums by ethereal folkster Enya, Arca – the Venezuelan producer who’s worked with the likes of Kanye West, Björk and FKA Twigs, and Polish minimalist folk makers Ksiezyc.

11:15 on air

The Continental Shift

12:00 on air

The Briefing

We discuss escalating tensions on the Syrian border as Turkey shoots down a Russian fighter jet. Investigative journalist Kristof Clerix also talks about Belgium’s security and intelligence community. Plus: Bloomberg’s Nejra Cehic shares the day’s top business news.

12:30 on air

The Continental Shift

13:02 on air

The Stack

One week on from the horrific events in Paris, we look back at how print media covered the attacks. Photographer Zed Nelson joins Tyler Brûlé and Andrew Tuck as they delve deeper in the broadsheets and ask why this time there seems to be a lack of a single defining image.

13:30 on air

The Menu

South Tyrol is one of the oldest wine growing regions in Europe. However, the boost in quality during the last decades has been tremendous. Hear from local wine makers how they see the future of their products - and what the new generation of winemakers will do differently.

14:02 on air

The Atlantic Shift

15:02 on air

The Foreign Desk

How has the media covered the attacks on Paris and its aftermath? We speak to the editor of ‘Paris Match’ about the challenges faced by French media and hear how two international editors balance coverage of competing tragedies. With Olivier Royant, Lindsey Hilsum from Channel 4 News and Newsweek’s Matt McAllester.

15:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

16:02 on air

The Entrepreneurs

Harper Reed shares his journey from CTO of Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to selling his company Modest to PayPal. We meet James Watt, co-founder of Scotland’s largest independent brewery BrewDog, who tell us about his book ‘Business for Punks’. We then head to the mountains north of Los Angeles to attend business workshops at Camp and unplug from the outside world.

16:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

18:00 on air

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 on air

The Atlantic Shift

19:02 on air

Section D

We shine a spotlight on the makers and companies doing things their own way. From Vienna to Melbourne, cushy hotel interiors to factories past and present, Monocle celebrates independence across the spectrum of design.

19:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

22:00 on air

The Monocle Daily

We discuss François Hollande’s whirlwind week of diplomacy and what he hopes to achieve. We also go inside the biggest drug-company merger in history. Plus: we have tips on how to sound smart at a dinner party.

23:02 on air

The Pacific Shift


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