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We look at the role of public broadcasters during the pandemic. TV critic Scott Bryan tells us what the BBC has been up to while the CBC/Radio-Canada’s Catherine Tait talks about the practicalities of producing for a mul…

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29 March 2020

Omar Shahid Hamid is an award-winning Pakistani writer. A serving member of the Karachi Police, he has been actively targeted by various terrorist groups and wounded in the line of duty. He’s hailed for his ability to…

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28 March 2020

This week we speak with legendary creative director Jim Moore, plus we look at a new book about the historical importance of posters.

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26 March 2020

Ben Arthur is a songwriter and producer who hosts and interviews notable literary figures on his podcast SongWriter, where he explores stories and “answer songs”. It’s now his turn to be interviewed.

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23 March 2020

As art institutions and commercial galleries shut their doors to the public, we speak to critics Ben Luke and Jane Morris about what effect closures will have on audiences and businesses. Plus: we speak to Art Basel dire…

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22 March 2020

Award-winning Nigerian novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite burst onto the literary scene with her dark-comedy debut, ‘My Sister the Serial Killer’. She grew up between Lagos and London, also works as a graphic designer and cham…

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21 March 2020

This week, Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé discusses the impact of coronavirus on the print industry, plus we speak with the editors of ‘Sofa’ magazine and ‘The Hunters Journal’.

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History feels alive and kicking this month. Our picks include a Netflix series about a pioneering African-American millionaire, Tom Stoppard’s personal new play and choreographers of the past on show in São Paulo. Plus: the…

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16 March 2020

Robert Bound, John Mitchinson and Ted Hodgkinson review the final – and rather hefty – instalment of Hilary Mantel's Thomas Cromwell trilogy.

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15 March 2020

Screenwriter-cum-author Alex Michaelides’ influences range from Agatha Christie to Euripides. His most recent book, ‘The Silent Patient’, has garnered much acclaim: the thriller is being made into a film having gripped…

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14 March 2020

We speak to Kristina O’Neill, editor in chief of ‘WSJ’, the lifestyle magazine of the ‘Wall Street Journal’. Plus: we meet the founder of the biannual niche-music title, ‘Record’.

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Jen Calleja

12 March 2020

We speak to award-winning poet and German-language translator Jen Calleja. Her debut short-fiction collection, ‘I’m Afraid That’s All We’ve Got Time For’, is a vibrant mixture of comic, somewhat surreal stories, which poke…

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9 March 2020

Robert Bound, Francesca Gavin and Ossian Ward get to the root of the Hayward Gallery’s new exhibition.

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