Schedule

00:02 on air

The Pacific Shift

01:02 on air

Section D

We head to Florence to bring you a report from the 91st edition of Pitti Uomo, one of the most exciting events in the menswear calendar.

02:02 on air

The Menu

Can new technology help restaurants to improve the customer experience or should the gadgetry be left to the fast-food chains? Plus: Spanish star chef David Muñoz’s new London restaurant.

03:02 on air

The Monocle Arts Review

Matt Wolf, theatre critic for ‘The International New York Times’, reviews plays in London and New York, including ‘Othello’, ‘The Front Page’, ‘The Kite Runner’, ‘Promises Promises’ and ‘Wish List’.

03:15 on air

The Pacific Shift

05:02 on air

Culture with Robert Bound

It was a busy year for the obituaries desk at newspapers the world over as some of our favourite cultural figures have bade farewell. We speak to Harry de Quetteville of ‘The Telegraph’ about how an obituary is written and Will Hodgkinson, chief rock and pop critic for ‘The Times’, joins us in the studio to discuss how the death of David Bowie has played out in the press over the course of a year.

05:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

06:02 on air

The Foreign Desk

What will Donald Trump's presidency mean for China? He's tested the water with tough rhetoric – and that phone call to Taiwan – and Beijing has reacted accordingly, albeit with caution. But which of the two greatest powers will come out on top? Steve Bloomfield sits down with ambassador Chas Freeman and NYU professor Ann Lee.

06:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

07:00 on air

The Globalist

The Chinese president has made clear his position on Donald Trump's trade-war suggestions during his first appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Plus: Germany's AFD party labels news organisations "fake news", Samsung's corruption scandal takes a tense turn and we look at China's fake-wine problem.

08:02 on air

The Menu

Can new technology help restaurants to improve the customer experience or should the gadgetry be left to the fast-food chains? Plus: Spanish star chef David Muñoz’s new London restaurant.

09:02 on air

The Bulletin with UBS

This week our panel discusses a UBS report investigating the reasons behind the continuing gender gap and consider whether addressing that imbalance could fix a sluggish economy.

09:15 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

Matt Wolf, theatre critic for ‘The International New York Times’, reviews plays in London and New York, including ‘Othello’, ‘The Front Page’, ‘The Kite Runner’, ‘Promises Promises’ and ‘Wish List’.

11:15 on air

The Continental Shift

12:00 on air

The Briefing

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

12:30 on air

The Continental Shift

13:02 on air

The Cinema Show

A record win for ‘La La Land’, a political protest and an angry rebuke from the soon-to-be president: this year’s Golden Globes was certainly memorable. Plus: The White House apology letter that probably won’t actually be written, a word from film-maker Eugène Green and standing on the famed ‘Evita’ balcony in Buenos Aires.

13:30 on air

The Sessions at Midori House

The Canadian folk legend joins us in the studio to play from her new album ‘Goodnight City’.

13:45 on air

The Atlantic Shift

15:02 on air

Meet the Writers

Argentina’s capital has more bookshops per capita than any other city in the world. For this week’s show we step out of the studio to explore a few of its best: Eterna Cadencia, El Ateneo Grand Splendid and a secret shop in the neighbourhood of Villa Crespo. We discover why the city is so passionate about literature and explore the country’s contemporary writing and publishing industry.

15:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

16:02 on air

The Stack

When a report filled with unsubstantiated allegations of Donald Trump’s relationship with the Russian government began circulating throughout various media outlets, newspapers declined to publish the material – but online publications had no such qualms. We assess the ethics. Plus: the UK’s ‘Radio Times’ is snapped up by a German media company and the designers behind the MinaLima brand discuss the firm’s work.

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

The Entrepreneurs

Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, whether they are starting from scratch, reinvigorating the family firm or developing new technology.

19:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

22:00 on air

The Monocle Daily

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

22:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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