Schedule

00:00 on air

The Curator

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

02:00 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.

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.

02:10 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.

02:30 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.

02:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 02:43:56WolframFireworks (ft. Hercules & Love Affair)
  • 02:48:16RegardRide It
  • 02:50:57ChromaticsYou're No Good
  • 02:56:00Silva & LudmillaUm Pôr do Sol na Praia
  • 03:00:37RalphTables Have Turned
  • 03:03:57Felix SandmanBoys with Emotions
  • 03:06:41Vasco VideoSomebodyThat I Used To Know
  • 03:10:42Kylie MinogueNew York City
  • 03:16:43Gregory PorterRevival
  • 03:19:48BroodsHospitalized
  • 03:22:45Malika AyaneTre cose
  • 03:27:40Luca CarboniIo Non Voglio
  • 03:30:32BENEEFind an Island
  • 03:33:42Nilla PizziPerfidia
  • 03:36:19Roisin MurphyNarcissus
  • 03:43:56LOONAButterfly
  • 03:49:06BriskebyRookie Mistakes
  • 03:52:34Those NorwegiansDom.B.Sensi
  • 03:55:44Girl RayShow Me More
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 
  • 04:30:07Wincent WeissFeuerwerk
  • 04:33:40Caravan PalaceAbout You (feat. Charles X)
  • 04:37:29Vendredi Sur MerÉcoute Chérie
  • 04:41:20Branko and Dino D'SantiagoTudo Certo
  • 04:46:53Kadhja BonetRemember the Rain
  • 04:51:38Caroline PolachekSo Hot You're Hurting My Feelings
  • 04:54:52PrefacePalace Hotel
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 
  • 05:42:41Candy Dulfer2025
  • 05:47:18Paige BeaBurnout
  • 05:50:54VagabonWater Me Down
  • 05:55:32Of Monsters and MenWars
  • 06:00:30Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  • 06:03:39NoraaLie To Me
  • 06:07:02Georg Levin & Clara Hill(I Got) Somebody New
  • 06:12:23Mayra AndradePull Up
  • 06:16:26Dominic SenHear Me
  • 06:20:21Boys Get HurtSummer Solstice
  • 06:24:34QuasimodeSoul Cookin'
  • 06:28:21Quiet Nights OrchestraMovin'
  • 06:30:48Toro y moiFreelance
  • 06:34:38AnnalisaSenza Riserva
  • 06:37:38Roisin MurphyNarcissus
  • 06:45:13FinneasI Don't Miss You At All
  • 06:48:53Dennis LloydNevermind
  • 06:51:34Holiday SidewinderKokomo
  • 06:55:13James RightonEdie
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 
  • 07:20:53KindnessLost Without (feat. Seinabo Sey)
  • 07:25:09Ruby Velle & the SoulphonicsMy Dear
  • 07:28:45Gavin Turek2AM
  • 07:33:16Tara PriyaRolllin'
  • 07:36:06Anderson .PaakKing James
  • 07:41:21Futuro PeloNefertiti
  • 07:44:01Cathy ClaretPrimavera
  • 07:47:51Say Lou LouThe Look of Love
  • 07:51:46TennisHow to Forgive
  • 07:55:27Emotional OrangesJust Like You
08:00 on air

The Curator

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

09:00 on air

Monocle on Sunday

Our new weekend programme comes live from Monocle’s radio studio in Zürich, where Tyler Brûlé and a panel of special-guest thought leaders discuss key topics in front of a studio audience. Monocle on Sunday is presented in association with Zürich, Switzerland.

10:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

The perfect soundtrack to your weekend wherever in the world you are. Smart conversation, clever guests and plenty of inspiration for the week ahead.

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

The perfect soundtrack to your weekend wherever in the world you are. Smart conversation, clever guests and plenty of inspiration for the week ahead.

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

The perfect soundtrack to your weekend wherever in the world you are. Smart conversation, clever guests and plenty of inspiration for the week ahead.

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

The perfect soundtrack to your weekend wherever in the world you are. Smart conversation, clever guests and plenty of inspiration for the week ahead.

15:00 on air

The Curator

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

16:00 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 16:00:48Gregory PorterRevival
  • 16:03:59SigridDon't Feel Like Crying
  • 16:06:33Craft SpellsStill Left With Me
  • 16:11:02Mashrou' LeilaCavalry
  • 16:16:26Gavin Turek2AM
  • 16:20:59David WaltersMama (Deni Shain & Mister Francky Remix)
  • 16:26:00Autour De LucieChanson sans issue (ne vois-tu pas)
  • 16:29:22CHVRCHESRecover
  • 16:33:02Tove LoReally Don't Like U ft. Kylie Minogue
  • 16:36:44Larry Graham and Graham Central StationRaise Up
  • 16:40:22Purple Disco MachineEmotion
  • 16:45:25JonesMelt
  • 16:49:04Morii Morii95
  • 16:52:24Peggy GouStarry Night
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 
  • 17:30:56Ruben HeinFool By Morning
  • 17:34:38Kelsey LuI'm Not in Love
  • 17:42:58Miranda JoanHappy to Have You
  • 17:46:54The Lightning SeedsYou Showed Me
  • 17:50:53Sunday GirlFour Floors
  • 17:54:27Rosemary FairweatherHeavenly
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 
  • 18:20:55RalphTables Have Turned
  • 18:24:21Lila DrewNumb
  • 18:27:34Jazzanova feat. Paul RandolLet Me Show Ya
  • 18:33:59Pat LokHollywood (feat. Kye Sones)
  • 18:38:20VagabonWater Me Down
  • 18:42:50La Ong FongEmbrace
  • 18:47:39MohandasSaudades do Pará
  • 18:53:53SakanactionKikitakatta Dance Music Liquidroom Ni
  • 18:57:58Branko and Dino D'SantiagoTudo Certo
19:00 on air

Monocle on Sunday

Our new weekend programme comes live from Monocle’s radio studio in Zürich, where Tyler Brûlé and a panel of special-guest thought leaders discuss key topics in front of a studio audience. Monocle on Sunday is presented in association with Zürich, Switzerland.

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 
  • 21:30:14James RightonEdie
  • 21:34:00Roisin MurphyNarcissus
  • 21:43:31Neon IndianAnnie
  • 21:47:33AnnieAnniemal
  • 21:51:05BENEEFind an Island
  • 21:54:17R PlusMy Boy
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 
  • 22:33:05Luciana MelloNa Galha Do Cajueiro
  • 22:37:09Carly Rae JepsenJulien
  • 22:42:50Francis and The LightsFriends (feat. Bon Iver)
  • 22:45:55Parov StelarJimmy's Gang
  • 22:51:17Gavin Turek2AM
  • 22:55:47French 79Hometown
23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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