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 
  • 02:45:21Peggy GouStarry Night
  • 02:51:51ExoChristmas Day
  • 02:55:45Lisa MycholsLost Winter's Dream
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 
  • 03:30:29Barbra LicaChristmas Time Is Here
  • 03:34:44MadeonAll My Friends
  • 03:38:08Batista JuniorCheira
  • 03:43:35LordeSupercut
  • 03:48:23RobynEver Again
  • 03:52:41Haley ReinhardtHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • 03:56:29SigridDon't Feel Like Crying
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 
  • 04:34:33Kylie MinogueChristmas Wrapping (feat. Iggy Pop)
  • 04:39:38Hayden James & NaationsNowhere To Go
  • 04:42:58Lisa WahlandtRiver
  • 04:49:38Meghan TrainorI'll Be Home
  • 04:53:19Janet SeidelSilver Bells
  • 04:55:50Christina PerriMerry Christmas Darling
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 
  • 05:44:33Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsSilent Night
  • 05:48:39Miranda JoanHappy to Have You
  • 05:52:28Jessie JMan with the Bag
  • 05:55:13B.B. KingMerry Christmas, Baby
  • 06:00:37The Bird And The BeeCarol Of The Bells
  • 06:02:46COEOJapanese Woman
  • 06:08:16Clara LucianiNue
  • 06:11:28Kei KobayashiRudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • 06:18:04Rose GrahamBlack Christmas
  • 06:20:52Michael Buble & Shania TwainWhite Christmas
  • 06:24:34John LundvikToo Late For Love
  • 06:27:27Girls GenerationDear Santa
  • 06:31:21ShuraReligion
  • 06:35:28Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve
  • 06:40:45QuasimodeHappy Few ft. Wouter Hamel
  • 06:45:01NubluRotterdam
  • 06:47:55Aya NakamuraPookie
  • 06:51:01Cliff RichardMistletoe and Wine (Remastered)
  • 06:54:56AbbaHappy New Year
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 
  • 07:21:31Bobby HelmsJingle Bell Rock
  • 07:23:38French 79Hometown
  • 07:27:01DagnyToo Young
  • 07:30:40Namie AmuroWhite Light
  • 07:37:21Bing Crosby & David BowiePeace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy
  • 07:40:10Nilüfer YanyaKeep on Calling
  • 07:44:02Kuberunnak & KarmoLämmi
  • 07:47:19Flamingo PierHold It
  • 07:52:32Kylie MinogueWhite December
  • 07:55:45Cee Lo GreenWhat Christmas Means To Me
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

Show playlist 
  • 16:31:55Ariana GrandeWinter Things
  • 16:34:41MadeonAll My Friends
  • 16:38:14L'ImpératriceDreaming of You (feat. Isaac Delusion)
  • 16:43:55Pat LokHollywood (feat. Kye Sones)
  • 16:48:28Dominic SenHear Me
  • 16:52:42Vernon GarrettChristmas Groove
  • 16:55:26Lennon StellaLa Di Da
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

Show playlist 
  • 17:32:41Kylie MinogueWinter Wonderland
  • 17:34:46RhyeOpen
  • 17:38:31Alexander O'NealOur First Christmas
  • 17:46:10Barbra LicaThe Christmas Waltz
  • 17:49:05Barbara MendesJá Sabia
  • 17:52:57The CarpentersThe Holly And The Ivy
  • 17:55:04Leona LewisOne More Sleep
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

Show playlist 
  • 18:22:06She & HimLittle Saint Nick
  • 18:24:19ODADon't You Know
  • 18:27:37James BrownMerry Christmas, I Love You
  • 18:30:03FinneasI Don't Miss You At All
  • 18:32:21Tom Jones and Cerys MathewsBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 18:38:24RobynMissing U
  • 18:43:32Dean MartinLet It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  • 18:45:34She & HimSleigh Ride
  • 18:48:15Chris ReaDriving Home for Christmas
  • 18:52:12Wham!Last Christmas
  • 18:56:23FoxesChristmas Gifts
  • 19:00:41TuomoAnother Lonely Christmas (Live Midori House Session Version)
  • 19:05:20MUNANumber One Fan
  • 19:08:41Nasty CherryWhat Do You Like In Me
  • 19:12:05Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsWhite Christmas
  • 19:15:51The RonettesFrosty the Snowman
  • 19:18:13FreiheitKeeping The Dream Alive
  • 19:21:52ParadisChacun Pour Soi
  • 19:26:31Hideki KajiWhite Christmas With Our Good Music
  • 19:31:17Whethan & BearsonWin You Over ft. SOAK
  • 19:34:52Ella FitzgeraldSleigh Ride
  • 19:40:38Michael Buble & Naturally 7Silver Bells
  • 19:43:56JalooCira, Regina and Nana ft. Lucas Santtana
  • 19:47:34Rosie LoweLittle Bird
  • 19:52:01Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve (Japanese Version)
  • 19:56:11Elisa LindstromBereden väg för herran
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

Show playlist 
  • 21:31:58Mariah CareyAll I Want For Christmas Is You
  • 21:36:01Morii Morii95
  • 21:39:24Au Revoir SimoneFallen Snow
  • 21:44:01The PoguesFairytale of New York
  • 21:48:26ShuraReligion
  • 21:52:38Andy WilliamsIt's The Most Wonderful Time
  • 21:55:24The CarpentersChristmas Song
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

Show playlist 
  • 22:31:17Kylie MinogueIt's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • 22:34:07Two Door Cinema ClubTalk
  • 22:37:41Elvis PresleyBlue Christmas
  • 22:41:08Frank SinatraHark the Herald Angel Sing
  • 22:43:42SOHNArtifice
  • 22:46:55ChromaticsYou're No Good
  • 22:51:52Elton JohnStep Into Christmas
  • 22:56:20Kelly ClarksonMy Favorite Things
23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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