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

The Late Edition

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 
  • 02:45:36Barbra LicaThe Christmas Waltz
  • 02:48:25Dominic SenHear Me
  • 02:52:27Lisa WahlandtSchlittenfahrt
  • 02:55:47Emmy The Great & Tim WheelerChristmas Moon
03:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

03:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 03:31:27The CarpentersMerry Christmas Darling
  • 03:34:38COEOJapanese Woman
  • 03:40:20Kylie MinogueNew York City
  • 03:43:44SOHNArtifice
  • 03:47:13CynNever-ending Summer
  • 03:49:43Young FrancoMiss You
  • 03:52:57Janet SeidelI'll Be Home For Christmas
  • 03:55:36Laura MvulaGreen Garden
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 
  • 04:31:22Detroit JuniorChristmas Day
  • 04:33:44BroodsHospitalized
  • 04:36:48musica suavisHört, der Engel helle Lieder
  • 04:39:36Club For FiveReippahasti käypi askeleet
  • 04:42:55Kadhja BonetRemember the Rain
  • 04:47:36Tove LoReally Don't Like U ft. Kylie Minogue
  • 04:51:34Harry Connick Jr.Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
  • 04:55:46Jimmy Jules & Nuclear Soul SystemXmas Done Got Funky
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 
  • 05:40:10Fly By MidnightWaiting Tables
  • 05:43:31Jose JamesCome To My Door
  • 05:48:18Stevie WonderWhat Christmas Means To Me
  • 05:50:44MUNANumber One Fan
  • 05:54:17Ariana GrandeDecember
  • 05:56:20FoxesChristmas Gifts
  • 06:00:35Sammy Davis JrJingle Bells
  • 06:02:58ODADon't You Know
  • 06:06:16SakanactionKikitakatta Dance Music Liquidroom Ni
  • 06:10:21Saint EtienneUnwrap Me
  • 06:14:13She & HimBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 06:16:30SigridFake Friends
  • 06:19:52Quiet Nights OrchestraSundays
  • 06:25:31Kylie MinogueLet It Snow
  • 06:27:19Cathy ClaretPrimavera
  • 06:31:09RegardRide It
  • 06:33:46Elvis PresleyBlue Christmas
  • 06:36:05Lila DrewNumb
  • 06:39:21Vernon GarrettChristmas Groove
  • 06:43:12Beach BoysLittle Saint Nick
  • 06:45:23Beth KeepingSan Francisco
  • 06:48:28Chaka KhanHello Happiness
  • 06:52:28Volksweise Aus Der AberlausnitzMorgen Kinder Wird's Was Geben
  • 06:54:53Cee Lo GreenAll I Want For Christmas
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 
  • 07:21:35The CarpentersAn Old Fashioned Christmas
  • 07:23:58Hot ChipMelody of Love
  • 07:28:13The XXOn Hold
  • 07:31:55ParcelsTape
  • 07:35:41Frank SinatraHark the Herald Angel Sing
  • 07:39:42Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsWhite Christmas
  • 07:42:00Rae MorrisAtletico (The Only One)
  • 07:45:12Trio TernuraA Gira
  • 07:48:16High HoopsBody
  • 07:52:41Jackson 5I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  • 07:55:48Boney M.When A Child Is Born
08:00 on air

The Curator

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

09:00 on air

The Late Edition

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

Show playlist 
  • 09:32:11GoldfrappWinter Wonderland
  • 09:35:22Kylie MinogueChristmas Isn't Christmas 'Til You Get Here
  • 09:38:36AbbaHappy New Year
  • 09:44:55Bing Crosby & David BowiePeace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy
  • 09:47:46Ariana GrandeSanta Baby
  • 09:50:38Kei KobayashiRudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • 09:55:07Chris ReaDriving Home for Christmas
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

Show playlist 
  • 10:24:55Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve (Japanese Version)
  • 10:35:25Matt BelsanteSleigh Ride
  • 10:38:54Jessie JMan with the Bag
  • 10:48:34B.B. KingMerry Christmas, Baby
  • 10:52:37Lena HorneSanta Claus Is Comin' To Town
  • 10:56:10PhoenixAlone on Christmas Day
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

Show playlist 
  • 11:45:40The CarpentersThe Holly And The Ivy
  • 11:47:58Au Revoir SimoneFallen Snow
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

Show playlist 
  • 13:34:57Bobby HelmsJingle Bell Rock
  • 13:37:16Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve
  • 13:42:57Namie AmuroWhite Light
  • 13:48:11Robbie WilliamsSanta Baby ft. Helene Fischer
  • 13:52:01The SupremesSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
  • 13:54:54Shizuka KudoChristmas go Ippai
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

15:00 on air

The Curator

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

16:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

16:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 16:33:59Barbra LicaNoel A Christmas
  • 16:38:22Katie MeluaIn My Secret Life
  • 16:44:37Hayden James & NaationsNowhere To Go
  • 16:48:04Gavin TurekWHITNEY
  • 16:51:14ColdplayChristmas Lights
  • 16:55:33JainOh Man
17:00 on air

The Late Edition

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 
  • 17:32:29Kelly ClarksonWrapped in Red
  • 17:36:04KindnessLost Without (feat. Seinabo Sey)
  • 17:40:18The CarpentersWinter Wonderland/Silver Bells/White Christmas
  • 17:47:53The RonettesFrosty the Snowman
  • 17:50:13Clazziquai ProjectAfter Love
  • 17:54:35ShuraReligion
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 
  • 18:22:52Hideki KajiWhite Christmas With Our Good Music
  • 18:27:45ChromaticsYou're No Good
  • 18:32:39Purple Disco MachineEmotion
  • 18:35:53EXILELast Christmas (Japanese Cover)
  • 18:43:00The 2 BearsGet Together
  • 18:47:01Kylie MinogueChristmas Wrapping (feat. Iggy Pop)
  • 18:52:14Emmy The Great & Tim WheelerChristmas Moon
  • 19:00:57Alexander O'NealOur First Christmas
  • 19:06:28Young FrancoMiss You
  • 19:09:31RhyeOpen
  • 19:13:08Kurt EllingCool Yule
  • 19:18:24Christina PerriMerry Christmas Darling
  • 19:21:49Beach BoysMerry Christmas, Baby
  • 19:24:05RooseveltEverywhere
  • 19:27:24Nancy WilsonThe Christmas Waltz (awayTEAM Remix)
  • 19:31:41Flamingo PierHold It
  • 19:36:49Trijntje OosterhuisThis Christmas
  • 19:41:54Ariana GrandeWinter Things
  • 19:44:35Friendly FiresLove Like Waves
  • 19:48:59LOONAButterfly
  • 19:52:56Leanne RhimesHolly Jolly Christmas / Frosty the Snowman
  • 19:55:19ExoChristmas Day
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 
  • 21:30:22Michael BubléHolly Jolly Christmas
  • 21:32:26Christine and the QueensGirlfriend (feat. Dâm-Funk)
  • 21:35:47Haley ReinhardtHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • 21:40:14Janet SeidelNoel Blanche
  • 21:44:10Paloma FaithGuilty
  • 21:48:26Miranda JoanHappy to Have You
  • 21:52:27Johnny MathisWhen A Child Is Born
  • 21:56:06Jamie CullumIt's Christmas
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 
  • 22:33:04MetronomySalted Caramel Ice Cream
  • 22:36:33Lisa WahlandtMorgen Kinder Wird's Was Geben
  • 22:40:31Barbra LicaChristmas On The Beach
  • 22:44:40Gregory PorterLiquid Spirit
  • 22:48:15Lila DrewNumb
  • 22:51:38Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsSilent Night
  • 22:55:50Saint EtienneMy Christmas Prayer
23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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