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21024 Oct 2015
00:57:06

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

This week we recap our live broadcast from the Frankfurt Book Fair, are hypnotised by comedian and performer Christopher Green and discuss the legacy of former Burmese leader General Aung San.

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20917 Oct 2015
00:57:04

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We look back at the past week’s magazine programmes, including former Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy's first interview since leaving Egypt and a chat with “starchitect” Daniel Libeskind.

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20810 Oct 2015
01:00:00

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We look back on the best of last week's offering from Monocle 24, from a chat with designer Michael Bierut to Britain’s best sock maker.

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2073 Oct 2015
00:57:03

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We recap the topics that got our attention last week, from British roadsides, TV medical dramas to New York vineyards.

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20626 Sep 2015
00:57:04

Highlights from Monocle 24 : 

We discuss why Australian prime ministers can’t stay in power, hear from one half of French band Air and talk to UK author Sebastian Faulks.

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20519 Sep 2015
00:57:03

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Ben Rylan recaps this week’s best bits on Monocle 24, including an interview with Pablo Picasso’s grandson, Olivier Widmaier Picasso, ahead of his collaboration with Paris Match. We also meet a whistleblower to find out what made him want to speak out. Plus: we take a sonic adventure from London to Kent.

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20412 Sep 2015
01:00:00

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

On this week’s highlights show, Ben Rylan says goodbye to Tokyo’s Hotel Okura, we examine that tricky term “indie”, and ‘The Urbanist’ explores how big cities can learn from each other. Plus: essayist, author, film dramatist and intellectual – Gore Vidal was a 20th-century icon of both popular and high-minded culture. We hear from the author who chronicled Vidal’s famously opinionated wit.

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2035 Sep 2015
00:57:01

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We discuss some of the week’s best content from magazine shows on Monocle 24, including perhaps the art world’s best picture-framing company, how Rwanda has benefited from president Paul Kagame and a couple in Buenos Aires who want to change the Argentinian ice-cream culture.

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20229 Aug 2015
00:57:13

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

This show-stopping selection from the week’s radio shows kicks off with an interview with world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, who has just revealed a new tower for Jerusalem. We also speak to Reykjavik’s mayor and trained medic Dagur Eggertsson and discuss the cultural significance of Zombies with academic Roger Luckhurst.

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20122 Aug 2015
01:00:00

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We discuss some of the week’s best content from magazine shows on Monocle24, including a look at Lebanon’s start-up scene, a celebration of leather and a leaf through Buenos Aires-based magazine ‘Compost’.

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20015 Aug 2015
00:57:00

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

A global whip-round of the best from Monocle 24: a coffee renaissance in Phnom Penh, beautiful American travel magazine ‘Collective Quarterly’ and Georgina Godwin tours the home of renowned South African-born journalist Jillian Edelstein.

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1998 Aug 2015
01:00:00

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound get down to some serious sneaker chat with New York designer Jeff Staple, the man behind a groundbreaking pair of Nikes. Plus we savour the fare of a floating restaurant in Devon and meet Kosovo-born, London-based vodka impresario Pleurat Shabani.

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1981 Aug 2015
00:56:47

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We spin the globe in search of the very best from last week’s M24 output. We tour Rio’s Olympic village as it nears completion, go to the Selvedge makers’ fair in Berlin and meet some brave vegetable-loving women in meat-eating Uruguay.

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19725 Jul 2015
01:00:00

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Tyler Brûlé meets renowned hotelier and impresario André Balazs, we find out why Barcelona is going crazy for eclairs in ‘The Menu’ and in ‘Section D’ we take a tour of the modernist gem that is the house of architect Richard Neutra in Los Angeles. Plus we visit London’s National Gallery to hear the sounds of its latest installation.

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19618 Jul 2015
0:57:00

Highlights from Monocle 24 : 

We run through some of the week’s best from Monocle 24, from how and when music became free with music historian Stephen Witt to reflections on an ever-changing Shanghai with architect Lyndon Neri. Plus: we hear from high-end Greek travel journal ‘Nomas’.

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