Schedule

00:00 on air

The Monocle Daily

Hear our take on the news and enjoy sharp reporting on the big stories every weekday. Tune in as our guest panel reviews the day’s events in Europe, follows developing stories in the Americas and welcomes early risers in Asia and Australasia. Plus: reports and analysis from Monocle’s correspondents and bureaux around the world.

00:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 00:42:06Josh.Expresso & Tschianti
  • 00:45:04Mariah CareyAll I Want For Christmas Is You
  • 00:49:05StromaeSanté
  • 00:52:24ABC DialectMagic
  • 00:56:20Christian Falk (feat. Demetreus)Make It Right
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 
  • 01:31:16ShygirlCleo
  • 01:35:03GeorgiaNever Let You Go
  • 01:38:59TootardMOONLIGHT
  • 01:43:04AbbaHappy New Year
  • 01:47:18The SupremesSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
  • 01:50:52ÁTOAQueres Ouvir
  • 01:53:42Charli XCXGood Ones
  • 01:55:59Bing CrosbyWhite Christmas
02:00 on air

The Entrepreneurs

Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, from startups to heritage brands, covering the best in hospitality, design, fashion and retail.

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 
  • 02:41:21Hot ChipMelody of Love
  • 02:45:36Chris ReaDriving Home for Christmas
  • 02:50:53CatastropheMaintenant ou jamais
  • 02:55:05Boney M.Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord
03:00 on air

The Big Interview

Long-form conversations about the lives and careers of the world's leading and most exciting names from the worlds of art, design, literature, politics, business and food. We hear from the masters themselves, about their art, their craft, their secrets and successes.

03:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 03:32:32The CardigansMy Favourite Game
  • 03:36:16DabeullYou & I
  • 03:39:38The CarpentersChristmas Song
  • 03:43:15Lisa WahlandtDer Nikolaus
  • 03:47:34MelizaParadis En Moin
  • 03:51:57Kylie Minogue & Jessie WareKiss of Life
  • 03:55:09Barbra LicaChristmas Time Is Here
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 
  • 04:30:32The PirouettesIl n'y a que toi
  • 04:34:02CapyacCeasefire
  • 04:38:14GriffBlack Hole
  • 04:41:34Pet Shop BoysSe A Vida E (That's the Way Life Is)
  • 04:45:31Dean MartinLet It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  • 04:48:46SilvaSorriso de Agogô
  • 04:52:12SVEANever Call Me Again
  • 04:55:03Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve (Japanese Version)
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 
  • 05:31:38Poolside & TurbotitoGetting There From Here (feat. Todd Edwards)
  • 05:35:52KhruangbinSo We Won't Forget
  • 05:41:00Carla BruniQuelque chose
  • 05:43:49Omer Adam & Eden Ben ZakenKuku Riku
  • 05:46:50Michael BubléHave Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • 05:52:01Helene FischerNull auf 100
  • 05:56:09Snoh AalegraLOST YOU
06:00 on air

The Entrepreneurs

Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, from startups to heritage brands, covering the best in hospitality, design, fashion and retail.

06:10 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 06:13:05HervéParéo parade
  • 06:16:13Rob Ruha & Ka Hao35
  • 06:19:43Rita LeeMania De Você (Dubdogz & Watzgood Remix / Radio Edit)
  • 06:23:00Wham!Last Christmas
  • 06:27:24Vitaa & SlimaneÇa va ça vient
  • 06:30:42CostarikaParaíso do Mundo (feat. Ana Flora) [Radio Bossa]
  • 06:35:24Le CouleurConcorde
  • 06:39:26Kylie MinogueWhite December
  • 06:42:33The CarpentersWinter Wonderland/Silver Bells/White Christmas
  • 06:48:06Bleu ToucanLe Hublot
  • 06:51:51Friday Night PlansPlastic Love
  • 06:56:26Jackson 5Frosty the Snowman
  • 07:01:03LordeSolar Power
  • 07:04:23SladeMerry Christmas Everybody
  • 07:07:56Say Lou LouThe Look of Love
  • 07:12:05AnnieNeon Lights (feat. Jake Shears)
  • 07:16:47Busy PTrack of Time (feat. Haich Ber Na & Shay Lia)
  • 07:20:47Yumi ZoumaCool For a Second
  • 07:23:58Francesca MichielinLEONI
  • 07:27:56Andy WilliamsIt's The Most Wonderful Time
  • 07:30:45Elton John & Dua LipaCold Heart (PNAU Remix)
  • 07:34:12Jessie WareWhat's Your Pleasure?
  • 07:38:54Club Intl, John Eatherly & Madeline FollinLucky Star
  • 07:42:51VHOORCraque
  • 07:45:14Kelly ClarksonUnderneath the Tree
  • 07:49:07The WeekndTake My Breath
  • 07:52:49Whale IslandAin't Nobody Straight in LA
  • 07:55:47Nat King ColeThe Christmas Song
08:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 08:09:23Tom Jones and Cerys MathewsBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 08:13:13Justin BieberMistletoe
  • 08:16:36Lisa WahlandtSchlittenfahrt
  • 08:21:03RonnettesSleigh Ride
  • 08:24:15Saint EtienneMy Christmas Prayer
  • 08:27:57Cee Lo GreenYou're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
  • 08:31:26QuasimodeHappy Few ft. Wouter Hamel
  • 08:36:08Meghan TrainorI'll Be Home
  • 08:39:57AbbaHappy New Year
  • 08:45:39John LennonHappy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • 08:49:00B.B. KingMerry Christmas, Baby
  • 08:53:10Dean MartinRudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • 08:55:34Kylie MinogueEvery Day's Like Christmas (A Stock Aitken and Waterman Remix)
  • 09:38:10WizzardI Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
  • 09:42:56Barbra LicaWinter Wonderland
  • 09:46:29Binky GriptiteStone Soul Christmas
  • 09:49:47Ariana GrandeDecember
  • 09:51:48Diana Krall & The Clayton Hamilton Jazz OrchestraLet It Snow
  • 09:55:52Robbie WilliamsSanta Baby ft. Helene Fischer
10:00 on air

The Stack

Essential listening for anyone who cares about the printed word and developments in publishing. From independent publications, new forms of print media and graphic novels to little-known niche magazines, ‘The Stack’ is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest local newspaper.

10:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 10:50:05Helene FischerKling Glöckchen, klingelingeling
  • 10:53:42She & HimLittle Saint Nick
  • 10:55:46Paul McCartneyPipes Of Peace
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

Show playlist 
  • 11:31:38Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve (Japanese Version)
  • 11:47:55Janet SeidelNoel Blanche
  • 11:51:50TuomoAnother Lonely Christmas (Live Midori House Session Version)
  • 11:57:48Jamie Cullum & Kansas Smitty’sSleigh Ride
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

Show playlist 
  • 12:34:10Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve
  • 12:38:27Chris HartStandard Medley
  • 12:42:45Elisa LindstromBereden väg för herran
  • 12:45:59The CarpentersMerry Christmas Darling
  • 12:50:04Darius RuckerWinter Wonderland
  • 12:52:54Jackson 5I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  • 12:55:59Kylie MinogueChristmas Isn't Christmas 'Til You Get Here
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

Show playlist 
  • 13:32:35Jose FelicianoFeliz Navidad
  • 13:35:42J LoveChristmas Cookies
  • 13:38:00Ariana GrandeWinter Things
  • 13:41:42Barbra LicaLast Christmas
  • 13:44:59Jessie JMan with the Bag
  • 13:47:46Lisa WahlandtRiver
  • 13:52:02Michael BubléSilent Night
  • 13:55:49Boney M.When A Child Is Born
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

Show playlist 
  • 14:31:47Lisa WahlandtSanta Claus Is Comin' To Town
  • 14:35:21Emmy The Great & Tim WheelerChristmas Moon
  • 14:38:37Kylie MinogueI'm Gonna Be Warm This Winter
  • 14:42:13Fun.Sleigh Ride
  • 14:45:52Michael BubléHolly Jolly Christmas
  • 14:47:56Cecilia StalinChristmas Peace
  • 14:50:34Jimmy Jules & Nuclear Soul SystemXmas Done Got Funky
  • 14:53:58Dean MartinLet It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  • 14:55:50Donny HathawayThis Christmas
15:00 on air

The Entrepreneurs

Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, from startups to heritage brands, covering the best in hospitality, design, fashion and retail.

15:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 15:33:02Mariah CareyAll I Want For Christmas Is You
  • 15:37:02Club For FiveReippahasti käypi askeleet
  • 15:40:06The CarpentersChristmas Song
  • 15:44:34Bobby HelmsJingle Bell Rock
  • 15:46:45TuomoAnother Lonely Christmas (Live Midori House Session Version)
  • 15:51:24Michael BubléI'll Be Home For Christmas
  • 15:56:17Kelly ClarksonMy Favorite Things
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 
  • 16:31:20Lianne La HavasRead My Mind
  • 16:36:14Pupkulies & RebeccaSaùde
  • 16:40:53Polo & PanFeel Good
  • 16:44:53XYLØYes & No
  • 16:47:55Bing Crosby & David BowiePeace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy
  • 16:52:19Francesca GramegnaConversazione
  • 16:55:25Bleu ToucanDans Le Mille
  • 17:00:35ShygirlCleo
  • 17:04:26Tony BennettWinter Wonderland
  • 17:06:40m-floCome Again
  • 17:12:37EvangeliaFotiá
  • 17:16:42Shinichiro YokotaSpace Station (feat. Little Boots) [Space Mix]
  • 17:22:14Alice et MoiJ'en ai rien à faire
  • 17:25:47KungsRegarde-moi
  • 17:28:52Brenda LeeRockin' Around the Christmas Tree
  • 17:31:01VideoclubEuphories
  • 17:34:31TocoBom Motivo (featuring Rosalia de Souza)
  • 17:39:22Roisin MurphySomething More (Edit)
  • 17:43:25Elton JohnStep Into Christmas
  • 17:47:56Satin JacketsAutomatic ft. Panama
  • 17:52:39Charli XCXGood Ones
  • 17:55:00Harry Connick Jr.Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
18:00 on air

The Stack

Essential listening for anyone who cares about the printed word and developments in publishing. From independent publications, new forms of print media and graphic novels to little-known niche magazines, ‘The Stack’ is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest local newspaper.

18:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 18:31:34Kim PetrasFuture Starts Now
  • 18:36:18Dua LipaBreak My Heart
  • 18:40:01Namie AmuroChristmas Wish
  • 18:43:59Yoh KamiyamaLaundry
  • 18:48:15Ella FitzgeraldSleigh Ride
  • 18:52:15Carly Rae JepsenSummer Love
  • 18:55:34The PirouettesIl n'y a que toi
  • 18:59:02The SupremesSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
19:00 on air

The Chiefs

Tyler Brûlé is joined by an array of C-suite leaders – including the CEOs of major airlines, broadsheets, institutions and retail operations – for in-depth discussions about business and entrepreneurship. Do you want to know how the finest global businesses are successfully navigating through times of crisis? Then join Monocle’s editorial director – himself a champion of entrepreneurialism – and a stellar cast of leading chief executives for practical advice on steering companies towards secure and profitable futures.

19:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 19:33:09StromaeSanté
  • 19:36:16Marcos ValleEstrelar
  • 19:41:19Number One PopstarI Hate Running
  • 19:44:14Dean MartinBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 19:46:35Vitaa & SlimaneÇa va ça vient
  • 19:51:37MireiLonely in Tokyo
  • 19:55:14Chris ReaDriving Home for Christmas
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 
  • 20:31:58Little BootsSilver Balloons
  • 20:36:43AlizeeMoi Lolita
  • 20:40:53Hiroshi SatoSay Goodbye
  • 20:44:19The RonettesFrosty the Snowman
  • 20:47:33WafiaHurricane
  • 20:50:54ParcelsFamous
  • 20:55:51Lisa WahlandtDer Nikolaus
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 
  • 21:32:47Rina SawayamaCherry
  • 21:36:12Paul McCartneyWonderful Christmastime
  • 21:39:58Nova MillerMi Amor
  • 21:43:13AbbaDon't Shut Me Down
  • 21:47:08ChromaticsYou're No Good
  • 21:51:59Kylie Minogue & Jessie WareKiss of Life
  • 21:55:15The CarpentersI'll Be Home For Christmas
  • 22:00:37Alvaro SolerMagia
  • 22:03:51Boney M.Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord
  • 22:07:58Emi MeyerParaiso
  • 22:12:07RhyeCome In Closer
  • 22:16:32Peggy GouNabi (feat. OHHYUK)
  • 22:20:30CopenemaSerei Seu
  • 22:25:40Miley CyrusMidnight Sky
  • 22:29:35Barbra LicaChristmas Time Is Here
  • 22:33:37Majid JordanWaves of Blue
  • 22:37:03Nattalia SarriaLast Summer Whisper
  • 22:43:04Michael Von Der HeideVoila La Nuit
  • 22:47:07Michael BubléHave Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • 22:51:02LÉONAnd It Breaks My Heart
  • 22:55:07Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve (Japanese Version)
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 
  • 23:19:56Bread & ButterSummer Blue
  • 23:23:53LEALeiser
  • 23:27:17PoolsideI Feel High (with DRAMA)
  • 23:30:12Wham!Last Christmas
  • 23:34:33MuziJuice
  • 23:38:18Baron.EJeunesse Dorée
  • 23:42:33Marisa MontePortas
  • 23:45:17SladeMerry Christmas Everybody
  • 23:48:40Snoh AalegraNEON PEACH (feat. Tyler, The Creator)
  • 23:51:48ParadisToi Et Moi
  • 23:55:24Kelly ClarksonUnderneath the Tree

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