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The Monocle Culture Show, 393

22 April 2019

The actor Jonah Hill makes his directorial debut with “Mid90s” – a coming-of-age film about a group of teenage skater boys in LA. But how does he do in the director’s chair? Robert Bound discusses the film with critics…

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Sunday Brunch, 39

21 April 2019

Academy award-winning director Neil Jordan discusses his campy new thriller “Greta”, which stars Isabelle Huppert as a deranged stalker. Plus: how an arts education is raising the standards in US prisons and economist…

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Meet the Writers, 176

20 April 2019

Ashton is an actor best known for her role in ‘Fresh Meat’; she’s also a director, producer, screenwriter, playwright, editor, presenter and, now, a published author. Her debut book, ‘Character Breakdown’, is described as…

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The Stack, 347

20 April 2019

On this week’s The Stack we speak with photographer Nadav Kander, we look at “The Road Rat”, a new beautiful magazine about cars, and we speak to influential graphic artist Anthony Burrill.

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Judging a book by its cover

Is it the cardinal sin? Not according to those who design the jackets that catch your eye in the bookshop. We meet them to find out why – when it comes to selecting reading material – it should be love at first sight.

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Star turn

Abstract artist Frank Stella had his first Moma retrospective 50 years ago. We caught up with him as he prepared to show his latest colourful work, partly inspired by his smoking habit.

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The Monocle Culture Show, 392

15 April 2019

During Milan Design Week we look at projects where the worlds of art and design collide: a furniture collection by Matthew Day Jackson and a living installation for Jil Sander created by Australian artist Linda Tegg. Plus…

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Sunday Brunch, 38

14 April 2019

Monocle’s Georgina Godwin sits down for a cinnamon bun with leading designers and architects in this special edition broadcast live from the world’s largest furniture fair.

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Meet the Writers, 175

13 April 2019

Ben Elton defined alternative comedy for a generation. He is a stand-up comedian, multi-award-winning novelist, playwright, screenwriter and lyricist. He is also a theatre, screen and television director and, very occasi…

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The Stack, 346

13 April 2019

We’re live from Milan where we meet Christoph Amend from ‘Zeitmagazin’, Julius Wiedemann from Taschen and Mette Barfod from new Danish architecture publication ‘The Ark Journal’.

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The Monocle Culture Show, 391

8 April 2019

Robert Bound is joined in the studio by culture writer Lucy Scholes, music columnist Leonie Cooper and film critic Anna Smith to discuss the books, songs and films worthy of your time over the next few months.

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Sunday Brunch, 37

7 April 2019

Sir David Attenborough’s new Netflix Original series ‘Our Planet’ is both a visual masterpiece and an urgent call to action. We meet its producers, Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey. Plus: artist Oliver Jeffers on how…

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Meet the Writers, 174

6 April 2019

Waterstone utterly changed the cultural landscape in Britain by opening bookshops staffed by book lovers on most major high streets in the country. Knighted for his contribution to charity as well as publishing, he’s also…

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