Top TV picks for June
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9 June 2017
Ben Rylan is joined in the studio by writer Lucy Jones and TV editor at London Live Toby Earle to discuss their highlights on Netflix and Amazon Prime this month. Plus we nip over to São Paulo for some Japanese culture and find out what’s at number one in Belgium in this week’s global countdown.
9 June 2017
Ben Rylan is joined in the studio by writer Lucy Jones and TV editor at London Live Toby Earle to discuss their highlights on the streaming services this month: Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’ and ‘Bloodline’, and Amazon Prime’s ‘American Gods’ and ‘I Love Dick’.
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Brazil and Japan are separated by more than 17,000km as the crow flies. Culturally speaking, they might be even further apart but that hasn’t stopped leaders in Tokyo from reaching out with an ambitious global initiative. In late April, a new Japan House opened in central São Paulo. The idea is to combine art and culture with business and technology using exhibitions, shops, a restaurant, activities, talks and more. Monocle’s Frederick Bernas sits down with Angela Hirata, the institution’s president, to find out what the buzz is all about.
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