Schedule

00:00 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 00:00:43Volksweise Aus Der AberlausnitzMorgen Kinder Wird's Was Geben
  • 00:03:02ODADon't You Know
  • 00:06:23RooseveltShadows
  • 00:11:01Diana Krall & The Clayton Hamilton Jazz OrchestraLet It Snow
  • 00:17:16Lisa WahlandtSchlittenfahrt
  • 00:20:50James BrownSigns Of Christmas
  • 00:25:30Julie BerganBored
  • 00:28:58Jimmy Jules & Nuclear Soul SystemXmas Done Got Funky
  • 00:32:28ShuraReligion
  • 00:36:42ExoChristmas Day
  • 00:42:52musica suavisHört, der Engel helle Lieder
  • 00:45:12BriskebyRookie Mistakes
  • 00:48:47AuroraThe River
  • 00:52:34Jose FelicianoFeliz Navidad
  • 00:55:55Club For FiveReippahasti käypi askeleet
01:00 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.

01:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 01:31:38Kylie MinogueChristmas Wrapping (feat. Iggy Pop)
  • 01:36:52MohandasSaudades do Pará
  • 01:41:22Jessie JMan with the Bag
  • 01:45:31Meghan TrainorI'll Be Home
  • 01:49:21DabeullYou & I
  • 01:52:56Sammy Davis JrJingle Bells
  • 01:55:09The CarpentersHave Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
02:00 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.

02:30 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.

02:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 02:42:19BENEEFind an Island
  • 02:45:34B.B. KingMerry Christmas, Baby
  • 02:49:36Kei KobayashiRudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • 02:53:54Namie AmuroWhite Light
03:00 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.

03:20 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 03:21:56Ariana GrandeDecember
  • 03:24:04High HoopsBody
  • 03:28:31Jesse & JoyLa de la Mala Suerte
  • 03:32:44GossipGet Lost
  • 03:36:51Clara LucianiNue
  • 03:40:02Rita LeeReza
  • 03:42:28BjörkEarth Intruders
  • 03:46:56Elvis PresleyBlue Christmas
  • 03:51:02Carly Rae JepsenWant You In My Room
  • 03:53:58Vernon GarrettChristmas Groove
  • 03:56:37Dean MartinBaby, It's Cold Outside
04:00 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.

04:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 04:30:42WizzardI Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
  • 04:35:26LUCKY TAPESTonight!
  • 04:40:34Jackson 5I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  • 04:45:21HansonFavourite Christmas Sweater (Live Midori House Session Version)
  • 04:48:37Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsCan't Get Right
  • 04:51:22QuasimodeHappy Few ft. Wouter Hamel
  • 04:55:45Kylie MinogueSanta Baby
05:00 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.

05:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 05:31:00ColdplayChristmas Lights
  • 05:35:00Twin TheoryInnocent ft Tamzene
  • 05:38:05The CarpentersThe Holly And The Ivy
  • 05:41:11Alexander O'NealOur First Christmas
  • 05:46:34Izzy BizuWhite Tiger
  • 05:49:27MadeonAll My Friends
  • 05:52:55RonnettesSleigh Ride
  • 05:55:57Leona LewisMr. Right
06:00 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.

06:30 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.

06:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 06:43:41TuomoAnother Lonely Christmas (Live Midori House Session Version)
  • 06:48:22Michael Buble & Shania TwainWhite Christmas
  • 06:52:09PhoenixAlone on Christmas Day
  • 06:54:51Barbra LicaNoel A Christmas
  • 07:00:34Paul McCartneyPipes Of Peace
  • 07:04:08Roisin MurphyNarcissus
  • 07:11:35FinneasI Don't Miss You At All
  • 07:13:48Mariah CareyAll I Want For Christmas Is You
  • 07:18:45Lisa WahlandtDer Nikolaus
  • 07:21:51Girls GenerationDear Santa
  • 07:25:52Gavin TurekDon't Fight It
  • 07:29:24SladeMerry Christmas Everybody
  • 07:32:50Atelier BlueHaunted
  • 07:36:48Christina PerriMerry Christmas Darling
  • 07:42:14Haley ReinhardtHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • 07:45:59ChromeoJuice
  • 07:49:16Christine and the QueensGirlfriend (feat. Dâm-Funk)
  • 07:52:40Au Revoir SimoneFallen Snow
  • 07:56:28Ariana GrandeWinter Things
08:00 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.

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 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.

10:30 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.

11:00 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.

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 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.

12:30 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.

13:00 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.

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.

15:00 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.

15:30 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.

16:00 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.

16:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 16:34:24Hiatus KaiyoteNakamarra (feat. Q-Tip)
  • 16:39:06Lisa MycholsLost Winter's Dream
  • 16:44:31Cee Lo GreenWhat Christmas Means To Me
  • 16:47:51Tones and IDance Monkey
  • 16:51:17DabeullYou & I
  • 16:54:41Leanne RhimesHolly Jolly Christmas / Frosty the Snowman
  • 16:57:04The Bird And The BeeCarol Of The Bells
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 
  • 17:31:35James BrownMerry Christmas, I Love You
  • 17:34:04Donna Summer and Giorgio MoroderLa Dolce Vita
  • 17:38:20Kylie MinogueChristmas Isn't Christmas 'Til You Get Here
  • 17:42:24Bing CrosbyWhite Christmas
  • 17:45:31Luedji LunaAcalanto
  • 17:49:14Charli XCX & Christine and the QueensGone
  • 17:53:28Frank SinatraSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
  • 17:56:18Rose GrahamBlack Christmas
18:00 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.

18:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 18:33:06J.LamottaDeal With That (feat. Roni Meir & Noritsu)
  • 18:37:46The CarpentersChristmas Song
  • 18:42:20Janet SeidelNoel Blanche
  • 18:46:18Tee MangoNo More Tears
  • 18:49:52Yumi ZoumaCrush (It's Late, Just Stay)
  • 18:53:28Lisa WahlandtMorgen Kinder Wird's Was Geben
  • 18:55:48Diana Krall & The Clayton Hamilton Jazz OrchestraJingle Bells
19:00 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.

19:15 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 19:20:38Nat King ColeThe Christmas Song
  • 19:23:59BENEEFind an Island
  • 19:27:11Barbra LicaChristmas Time Is Here
  • 19:31:16CorineIl Fait Chaud
  • 19:34:00WaitressesChristmas Wrapping
  • 19:41:16She & HimLittle Saint Nick
  • 19:43:30Francis and The LightsFriends (feat. Bon Iver)
  • 19:46:37High HoopsBody
  • 19:50:55Boney M.Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord
  • 19:55:28Tom Jones and Cerys MathewsBaby, It's Cold Outside
20:00 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.

20:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 20:32:27Dave BarnesChristmas Tonight (ft. Hillary Scott)
  • 20:35:53Nasty CherryWhat Do You Like In Me
  • 20:39:14TrainchaHappy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • 20:45:55Kylie MinogueWinter Wonderland
  • 20:48:01Jose JamesSimply Beautiful (feat. Takuya Kuroda)
  • 20:52:50Snoh AalegraSituationship
  • 20:56:28Rogue WaveJingle Bell Rock
21:00 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.

21:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 21:31:44Ariana GrandeLove Is Everything
  • 21:35:23KingMango
  • 21:38:32Leona LewisOne More Sleep
  • 21:44:06Brenda LeeRockin' Around the Christmas Tree
  • 21:46:26ChromaticsYou're No Good
  • 21:51:29Alessia CaraMake It To Christmas
  • 21:55:03Namie AmuroChristmas Wish
22:00 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.

22:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 22:31:42Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve (Japanese Version)
  • 22:35:57Satin JacketsAutomatic ft. Panama
  • 22:40:17Mayra AndradeAfeto
  • 22:45:22Silva & LudmillaUm Pôr do Sol na Praia
  • 22:48:28Gavin TurekWHITNEY
  • 22:51:29Paul McCartneyWonderful Christmastime
  • 22:55:19The XXOn Hold
23:00 on air

The Bulletin with UBS

Delivering insights into the people, places and products shaping the financial week ahead. Hear from the finest minds and freshest thinkers as they take you beyond the numbers and the hype to get to the heart of the day’s big issues.

23:15 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 23:22:23The CarpentersHave Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • 23:26:35VestaOta Varovasti
  • 23:30:06Donny HathawayThis Christmas
  • 23:33:21Atelier BlueHaunted
  • 23:37:25Gabriella CilmiWarm This Winter
  • 23:42:51Dean MartinRudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • 23:45:20Jenni VartiainenMade In Heaven
  • 23:49:00Daniela MercuryProibido O Carnival (ft. Caetano Veloso)
  • 23:52:57Whethan & BearsonWin You Over ft. SOAK
  • 23:56:34Kylie MinogueI'm Gonna Be Warm This Winter

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