Schedule

00:00 on air

The Curator

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

01:00 on air

The Urbanist

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments. Nominee in the Smartest Podcast category of the 2019 British Podcast awards.

01:30 on air

Monocle's House View

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.

02:00 on air

The Foreign Desk

​Presented by ​Andrew Mueller, Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show features​ expert guests ​and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Winner in the ‘best current affairs’ category of the 2018 British Podcast awards.

02:15 on air

The Stack

Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.

02:45 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 02:45:34Ariana GrandeWinter Things
  • 02:48:15Charli XCX & Christine and the QueensGone
  • 02:52:33Barbra LicaChristmas On The Beach
  • 02:56:55The CarpentersThe Holly And The Ivy
03:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

Monocle 24 provides the perfect soundtrack to your weekend. Ease into Saturdays and Sundays with Monocle Weekends, featuring a leaf through international newspapers and insights from an array of leading figures in the arts, media, literature and design.

03:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 03:32:32SilvaFalando Sério
  • 03:36:52AlaeHit Me Where It Hurts
  • 03:42:11BandoleroParis Latino
  • 03:46:15COEOJapanese Woman
  • 03:51:59Ella FitzgeraldSleigh Ride
  • 03:54:57Mark RonsonLate Night Feelings ft. Lykke Li
04:00 on air

The Pioneers

The Pioneers is a brand new series that tells the stories of people improving the planet. You’ll hear how Rolex supports these innovators with whom they share a passion for safeguarding the earth for future generations. Gain precious insight into the fresh thinking that is disrupting received wisdom for the better; and learn how fearless action continues to be the crucial driver of change.

04:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 04:31:29Namie AmuroChristmas Wish
  • 04:35:31RooseveltShadows
  • 04:39:58Paul McCartneyPipes Of Peace
  • 04:45:58Janet SeidelNoel Blanche
  • 04:49:52IZABrisa
  • 04:52:27Chris ReaDriving Home for Christmas
  • 04:56:23Kylie MinogueIt's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
05:00 on air

The Urbanist

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments. Nominee in the Smartest Podcast category of the 2019 British Podcast awards.

05:10 on air

The Foreign Desk

​Presented by ​Andrew Mueller, Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show features​ expert guests ​and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Winner in the ‘best current affairs’ category of the 2018 British Podcast awards.

05:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 05:44:44J LoveChristmas Cookies
  • 05:46:54Gavin TurekWHITNEY
  • 05:49:51The PoguesFairytale of New York
  • 05:54:24TuomoAnother Lonely Christmas (Live Midori House Session Version)
  • 06:00:34The RonettesFrosty the Snowman
  • 06:02:51Atelier BlueHaunted
  • 06:06:42YaejiOne More
  • 06:10:09EXILELast Christmas (Japanese Cover)
  • 06:17:47Leona LewisMr. Right
  • 06:21:16Girls GenerationDear Santa
  • 06:25:21RhyeCount To Five (Tensnake Remix)
  • 06:30:32AbbaHappy New Year
  • 06:34:51Whethan & BearsonWin You Over ft. SOAK
  • 06:38:25Bing CrosbyWhite Christmas
  • 06:42:56Dean MartinLet It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  • 06:45:06Lana Del ReyDoin' Time
  • 06:48:26DagnyWearing Nothing
  • 06:51:49ExoChristmas Day
  • 06:55:40Saint EtienneMy Christmas Prayer
07:00 on air

The Menu

Our guide to the world of food, drink and entertaining, The Menu serves up interviews with the world’s most creative chefs, introduces the makers behind the scenes and the ingredients that will soon be landing on your restaurant table.

07:10 on air

Monocle on Design

Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.

07:20 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 07:22:38Two Door Cinema ClubTalk
  • 07:26:13Caravan PalaceAbout You (feat. Charles X)
  • 07:30:06TrainchaHappy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • 07:36:38Wham!Last Christmas
  • 07:40:47L'ImpératriceSome Paradise
  • 07:44:44The PirouettesSi léger
  • 07:48:52Snoh AalegraSituationship
  • 07:52:28Tom Jones and Cerys MathewsBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 07:56:13Ariana GrandeSanta Baby
08:00 on air

The Curator

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

09:00 on air

Monocle's House View

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.

09:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Monocle 24 provides the perfect soundtrack to your weekend. Ease into Saturdays and Sundays with Monocle Weekends, featuring a leaf through international newspapers and insights from an array of leading figures in the arts, media, literature and design.

10:00 on air

The Masters

Meet pioneers from the fields of design, art, fashion, sport, music and more. A range of talents, united by a mastery of craftsmanship, technique and innovation in their work and lives. Hear their stories and discover more about how those values have shaped them. Maybe you’ll gain a sense of the philosophy that has underpinned their journey and it might just inspire you – in however small a way – to follow in their storied footsteps.

10:20 on air

Monocle Weekends

Monocle 24 provides the perfect soundtrack to your weekend. Ease into Saturdays and Sundays with Monocle Weekends, featuring a leaf through international newspapers and insights from an array of leading figures in the arts, media, literature and design.

11:00 on air

Monocle on Culture

Robert Bound and his guests discuss what has piqued their interest in our one-stop shop for lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business.

11:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Monocle 24 provides the perfect soundtrack to your weekend. Ease into Saturdays and Sundays with Monocle Weekends, featuring a leaf through international newspapers and insights from an array of leading figures in the arts, media, literature and design.

12:00 on air

The Monocle Weekly

Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? The Monocle Weekly presents just that on our longest-running radio programme.

13:00 on air

The Pioneers

The Pioneers is a brand new series that tells the stories of people improving the planet. You’ll hear how Rolex supports these innovators with whom they share a passion for safeguarding the earth for future generations. Gain precious insight into the fresh thinking that is disrupting received wisdom for the better; and learn how fearless action continues to be the crucial driver of change.

13:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Monocle 24 provides the perfect soundtrack to your weekend. Ease into Saturdays and Sundays with Monocle Weekends, featuring a leaf through international newspapers and insights from an array of leading figures in the arts, media, literature and design.

14:00 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.

14:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Monocle 24 provides the perfect soundtrack to your weekend. Ease into Saturdays and Sundays with Monocle Weekends, featuring a leaf through international newspapers and insights from an array of leading figures in the arts, media, literature and design.

15:00 on air

The Curator

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

16:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

Monocle 24 provides the perfect soundtrack to your weekend. Ease into Saturdays and Sundays with Monocle Weekends, featuring a leaf through international newspapers and insights from an array of leading figures in the arts, media, literature and design.

16:30 on air

Global Music

17:00 on air

Monocle's House View

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.

17:30 on air

Global Music

18:00 on air

The Masters

Meet pioneers from the fields of design, art, fashion, sport, music and more. A range of talents, united by a mastery of craftsmanship, technique and innovation in their work and lives. Hear their stories and discover more about how those values have shaped them. Maybe you’ll gain a sense of the philosophy that has underpinned their journey and it might just inspire you – in however small a way – to follow in their storied footsteps.

18:20 on air

Global Music

20:00 on air

The Monocle Weekly

Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? The Monocle Weekly presents just that on our longest-running radio programme.

21:00 on air

The Menu

Our guide to the world of food, drink and entertaining, The Menu serves up interviews with the world’s most creative chefs, introduces the makers behind the scenes and the ingredients that will soon be landing on your restaurant table.

21:30 on air

Global Music

22:00 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.

22:30 on air

Global Music

23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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