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

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Special: Yuri Gagarin and 60 years of humans in space:

In this special episode, we mark the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight into space. Author Stephen Walker looks at the space race and the fantastic achievements of Yuri Gagarin, the very first cosmonaut.

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49618 Apr 2021
1 hour

Special: Yuri Gagarin and 60 years of humans in space: 

In this special episode, we mark the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight into space. Author Stephen Walker looks at the space race and the fantastic achievements of Yuri Gagarin, the very first cosmonaut.

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49511 Apr 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from the past seven days on Monocle 24, presented by Markus Hippi. Former UK prime minister Tony Blair tells us about the role that vaccine passports could play in international travel; Oscar-winning documentary directors TJ Martin and Dan Lindsay discuss their new film, ‘Tina’; and Penny Martin talks us through the latest issue of ‘The Gentlewoman’.

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4944 Apr 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

This week’s pick of the past seven days on Monocle 24 includes United Nations secretary-general António Guterres on his response to criticism over China and Russia’s presence on the Human Rights Council; Icelandic musician Daoi Freyr; and Foday Dumbuya, founder and creative director of Labrum London.

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49328 Mar 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Highlights from the past week on Monocle 24 hosted by Markus Hippi. This week: Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky; legendary folk singer Peggy Seeger; and one of the most exciting new writers to emerge in the UK, Naomi Ishiguro.

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49221 Mar 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Highlights from the past week curated into a one-hour show. This week: Philippe González, CEO of British shoe-maker John Lobb reveals how the industry is faring in 2021; we hit the dancefloor to explore why the nighttime economy is so important to a city’s branding and social satisfaction; and high-end private chef Saima Khan reveals one of her favourite recipes, which has a well-known fan.

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49114 Mar 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We head to Hong Kong to meet the restaurateur and entrepreneur Lindsay Jang; stop off in Mexico City to meet a designer fashioning a material from colourful corn husks; and hear a favourite recipe from top US chef Andrew D’Ambrosi.

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4907 Mar 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Michelin-starred chef George Mendes shares a favourite recipe; award-winning composer Emile Mosseri discusses the scores and sounds that inspire him; and we head to the Canadian Rocky Mountains for a Tall Story.

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48928 Feb 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We hear about a new documentary exploring the life of legendary Brazilian footballer Pelé. Plus: singer-songwriter Arlo Parks discusses the power of sound, and UK chef Harriet Mansell shares a favourite recipe.

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48821 Feb 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from the past seven days on Monocle 24 carefully curated into a one-hour show. This week: award-winning US conductor Roderick Cox; Hans Meyer, co-founder of Amsterdam-based hotel company Zoku; and top Danish chef Bo Bech shares a favourite recipe.

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48714 Feb 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Highlights from the past week on Monocle 24 including: China expert, historian and broadcaster Jonathan Clements; the founders of Equiano, the world’s first African and Caribbean rum; and architect Hugh Broughton on the challenges in designing for extreme conditions.

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4867 Feb 2021
1 hour

A Curator Special: The Impossible Case of MH370: 

In this special episode of ‘The Curator’, we look back over our series exploring one of the greatest mysteries in civil aviation – the disappearance of flight MH370. Georgina Godwin speaks to French journalist Florence de Changy, whose new book ‘The Disappearing Act’ uncovers the web of misinformation surrounding the infamous flight – and gives us a possible explanation.

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48531 Jan 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from the past week on Monocle 24 squeezed into a 60 minute show. This week: Japanese violinist Midori Komachi; Bill Kramer, president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures; and chef Amy Elles.

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48424 Jan 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Highlights from the past seven days on Monocle 24. This week: Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the challenges Europe is facing; a favourite recipe from a top chef; and writer Max Porter discusses his new book.

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48317 Jan 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from the past seven days on Monocle 24 carefully curated into a 60-minute show. This week: as Donald Trump becomes the first US president to be impeached twice, we ask whether it could spell the end of his political career; we meet British sound designer Johnnie Burn; and we tuck in to a recipe from one of London’s most exciting young chefs.

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48210 Jan 2021
1 hour

Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Highlights from the past week on Monocle 24 including: Irish photographer Richard Mosse; sound engineer and record producer Susan Rogers; and Swiss Guard-turned-chef David Geisser.

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