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237 19 Jan 2014
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Robert Bound and Andrew Tuck speak to author Richard Ned Lebow about how the world might have turned out if the First World War never took place, meet Trevor Cox who has travelled around the world in search of the most amazing acoustic phenomena, and look at the weird and wonderful world of taxidermy with taxidermist Margot Magpie.

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236 12 Jan 2014
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We speak to Scott Stossel, editor of ‘The Atlantic’, about his new book ‘My Age of Anxiety’. We also dissect the anatomy of a suit with the fashion curator of the Museum of London, Timothy Long, and delve into one of America's most fascinating corporate scandals: the arrest of Tyco International’s CEO Dennis Kozlowski.

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235 5 Jan 2014
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The best of 2013, ranging from a chat with Wikipedia-founder Jimmy Wales to a master class in yodeling.

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234 29 Dec 2013
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In a special seasonal edition, the people behind some of the world's biggest Christmas parties share their secrets, and comedian Dom Joly examines people's weird and wonderful festive habits

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233 22 Dec 2013
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Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound go on a voyage of discovery with guitar-strumming Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, recount three years on horseback on the trail of Genghis Khan with adventurer Tim Cope and hear from singer-songwriter Lloyd Cole.

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232 15 Dec 2013
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We speak to Savile Row tailor Patrick grant about why sewing may once again be sexy, meet expert Marc Allum for insider tips on hunting for antiques and catch up with the curators of a new exhibition in London that's making art more accessible.

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231 8 Dec 2013
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We find out what makes the perfect English phrase, head onto the streets of the UK to uncover the secret underworld of drugs and find out what constitutes the world's stupidest crime.

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230 1 Dec 2013
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Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound meet author Simon Winchester to learn about the men who united the US, hear from journalist and writer Robin Morgan on why 1963 was a year that radically changed everything, John Fisher drops in to explain the history of stand-up comedy.

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229 24 Nov 2013
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Robert Bound and Tom Edwards are joined by documentary producer and journalist Christopher Hird to uncover the plight of Australia’s Aboriginal communities, New York playwright and musician Ethan Lipton drops by to discuss his performance piece “No Place To Go”, and celebrated Rolling Stones photographer Gered Mankowitz reflects on his images of the band in their 1960s prime.

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228 17 Nov 2013
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Our original Sunday show is hosted by Robert Bound and Andrew Tuck, covering key interviews of the week and looking ahead to the next seven days.

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227 10 Nov 2013
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Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards sit down with acclaimed conductor John Mauceri, reveal the mystery surrounding King Tut’s death with archaeologist Chris Naunton, and discuss the secrets of the Kama Sutra with author Sally Howard.

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226 3 Nov 2013
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As the UK prepares to celebrate Guy Fawkes night we explore the history of fireworks with author and academic Simon Werret and we meet Dutch writer and filmmaker Arnold van Bruggen who is exploring Russia's Olympic city, Sochi.

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  • The Pacific Shift brings you music from around the Pacific Rim, Asia and beyond. J-pop, K-pop, T-pop and more, Monocle is the soundtrack to your day by the Pacific.
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