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Monocle on Saturday

The perfect soundtrack to start your weekend comes courtesy of Monocle's editors, hosting out of our studios in London and Zürich. Each week you'll hear postcards from our correspondents, alongside contributions from special guests joining to discuss the week's big stories.

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Monocle On Saturday: 24 October 2020:

Georgina Godwin and guests get your weekend started with the latest on the race to the White House, a review of the day’s papers and a visit to one of London’s leading cultural events.

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2624 Oct 2020

Monocle On Saturday: 24 October 2020: 

Georgina Godwin and guests get your weekend started with the latest on the race to the White House, a review of the day’s papers and a visit to one of London’s leading cultural events.

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2517 Oct 2020

Monocle On Saturday: 17 October 2020: 

The PEN Pinter Prize 2020 and Monocle editor Andrew Tuck on the woes of hospitality amid the pandemic. Plus: the weekend’s newspapers.

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2410 Oct 2020
35 min

Monocle On Saturday: 10 October 2020: 

We round-up the weekend’s newspapers and visit this week’s unusual Frieze art fair. Plus: our editor Andrew Tuck’s weekend column.

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233 Oct 2020
30 min

Monocle On Saturday: 3 October 2020: 

The latest on Donald Trump and the US presidential election, a letter from Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck, a flick through the day’s newspapers and a celebration of Bookshop Day.

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2226 Sep 2020
40 min

Monocle On Saturday: 26 September 2020: 

A round-up of the day’s international papers, a letter from Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck, a look ahead to the Cheltenham Literature Festival, plus how the Comedy Women in Print award supports female comedy writers.

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2119 Sep 2020
30 min

Monocle On Saturday: 19 September 2020: 

Daniel Gorman, director of English Pen, on how the organisation is working to keep writers safe around the world. Plus: a round-up of the weekend’s papers and how Zürich’s art scene is changing.

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2012 Sep 2020
42 min

Monocle On Saturday: 12 September 2020: 

A round-up of the day’s top news from Italy; drinks expert and author Henry Jeffreys on lesser-known cocktails that deserve more attention; and a weekend column by our editor Andrew Tuck.

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195 Sep 2020
38 min

Monocle On Saturday: 5 September 2020: 

The reopening of the Vienna State Opera, the art of making chandeliers and a round-up of the weekend’s main news

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1829 Aug 2020
30 min

Monocle On Saturday: 29 August 2020: 

The US political expert, Scott Lucas, on a dramatic week in his homeland, a sneak preview of our interview with Norman Foster, a review of the day’s papers and Andrew Mueller’s irreverent take on the week's news.

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1722 Aug 2020
36 min

Monocle On Saturday: 22 August 2020: 

How the musical ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ has headed outdoors in London, why Italian adults can no longer expect financial support from their parents anymore, and a round-up of the day’s newspapers.

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1615 Aug 2020
40 min

Monocle On Saturday: 15 August 2020: 

How the Edinburgh International Book Festival has found a way to go ahead during the pandemic. Plus: Monocle editor Andrew Tuck’s weekend column and a look at the day’s newspapers. Georgina Godwin and guests set the tone for the weekend.

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158 Aug 2020
34 min

Monocle On Saturday: 8 August 2020: 

The biggest discussion topics from Italy, a round-up of the weekend’s Brazilian papers and what we’ve learned over the past seven days. Georgina Godwin and guests set the tone for the weekend.

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141 Aug 2020
34 min

Monocle On Saturday: 1 August 2020: 

A look at the diverse Booker Prize longlist, a leaf through the day’s international newspapers, plus what we learnt this week.

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1325 Jul 2020
44 min

Monocle On Saturday: 25 July 2020: 

We discuss how the publishing industry is changing to give more visibility to underrepresented writers, how the city of Florence is getting back on track after the worst of the pandemic, and we take a look at the weekend’s papers.

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1218 Jul 2020
60 min

Monocle On Saturday: 18 July 2020: 

How the hospitality industry is getting back to business in London. Plus: an art project for asylum seekers during lockdown and a look at the weekend’s hot discussion topics.

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