Schedule

23:00 on air

Meet the Writers

Want to know more about the authors behind your favourite books? Tune in to discover the methods of – and inspiration behind – some of the world’s most exciting writers. Every Saturday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

23:30 on air

The Cinema Show

We discuss the director’s latest film, ‘Wiener-Dog’, and a career that spans more than 20 years. Plus: Susan Seidelman, director of ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’, looks back at her 1982 cult hit ‘Smithereens’ – and this week’s Critics’ Choice explores how films become classics by way of 1945’s ‘Detour’.

23:45 on air

Global Music

01:00 on air

The Sessions at Midori House

Meet the latest producer to catch our attention among the swarm of south London musicians that are putting the area on the musical map. He plays us a set of songs from his debut album ‘Couch Baby’.

01:15 on air

Global Music

03:00 on air

The Curator

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

04:00 on air

Global Music

05:00 on air

The Stack

Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé joins creative director Richard Spencer Powell and Winkreative’s senior strategist Adam Thompson to browse through the pages of the special 40th-anniversary edition of ‘Popeye’ magazine.

05:30 on air

Global Music

06:00 on air

The Foreign Desk

When Rio won its bid to host the Olympics back in October 2009, Brazil was on the rise: its economy was strong and its leader was popular and charismatic. Now, against a backdrop of corruption scandals, an impeachment process and a free-falling economy, we ask whether the Rio Olympics are such a good idea.

06:30 on air

Global Music

07:00 on air

Meet the Writers

Want to know more about the authors behind your favourite books? Tune in to discover the methods of – and inspiration behind – some of the world’s most exciting writers. Every Saturday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

07:30 on air

Global Music

08:02 on air

The Weekend Edition

08:30 on air

The Menu

We are at Stavanger’s Gladmat food festival, the biggest of its kind in Scandinavia. The Norwegian city’s top restaurateurs, chefs and producers prove why it is still a culinary capital – despite concerns over falling oil prices.

09:02 on air

The Big Interview

Theoretical physicist and popular science author Christophe Galfard sits down with Robert Bound to delve into the world of special relativity and quantum mechanics. Plus: the necessity of bridging the gap between the general public and the experts when it comes to science.

09:30 on air

The Weekend Edition

11:02 on air

The Sessions at Midori House

Meet the latest producer to catch our attention among the swarm of south London musicians that are putting the area on the musical map. He plays us a set of songs from his debut album ‘Couch Baby’.

11:15 on air

The Weekend Edition

12:02 on air

The Monocle Weekly

Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed talks us through his music and new album ‘Thoughts Lined Up’. Plus: we welcome Sir Lockwood Smith, high commissioner of New Zealand to the UK, to the show and speak with Henry Eliot, writer and co-author of unconventional travel guide ‘Curiocity: In Pursuit of London’.

13:02 on air

The Weekend Edition

14:02 on air

The Curator

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

15:02 on air

The Weekend Edition

16:00 on air

The Bulletin with UBS

When it comes to bellwether measures of a country’s economy is GDP still fit for purpose? Is this tool for measuring countries’ economic growth still the right one for the 21st century and, if not, what are the alternatives? We ask our experts.

16:15 on air

The Cinema Show

We discuss the director’s latest film, ‘Wiener-Dog’, and a career that spans more than 20 years. Plus: Susan Seidelman, director of ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’, looks back at her 1982 cult hit ‘Smithereens’ – and this week’s Critics’ Choice explores how films become classics by way of 1945’s ‘Detour’.

16:45 on air

Global Music

17:00 on air

The Urbanist

In this special episode of ‘The Urbanist’ we look at the highs and lows of Rio’s urban makeover, how the city will be seen during the Games and more importantly what will remain after the Olympic movement leaves town.

17:30 on air

Global Music

18:00 on air

The Entrepreneurs

Ryan Holiday went from talent agent to American Apparel’s director of marketing in his early twenties – then the wheels came off. Now older and wiser, Holiday is here with a lesson: ego is the enemy. Ross Bailey has something to share too. His vision was to create an Airbnb-style company for vacant retail spaces and to connect them to people with good ideas. He shares the progress of his company Appear Here.

18:30 on air

Section D

We carefully unwrap a few treats from the world of packaging design.

19:00 on air

Global Music

20:00 on air

Meet the Writers

Want to know more about the authors behind your favourite books? Tune in to discover the methods of – and inspiration behind – some of the world’s most exciting writers. Every Saturday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

20:30 on air

Global Music

21:00 on air

The Big Interview

Theoretical physicist and popular science author Christophe Galfard sits down with Robert Bound to delve into the world of special relativity and quantum mechanics. Plus: the necessity of bridging the gap between the general public and the experts when it comes to science.

21:30 on air

Global Music

22:00 on air

Culture with Robert Bound

The iconic Four Seasons restaurant has served its final meal in its current guise, as it leaves the Seagram Building on Park Avenue in New York. As the contents of the restaurant come up for sale we take a look around to see what we might like to place our bids on.

22:30 on air

Global Music

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