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24-hour cities, falling box-office numbers and Canada's Unesco World Heritage Sites

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21 August 2016

Episode 372

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As London unveils its Night Tube, we explore the concept of the 24-hour city. Meanwhile, we ask why the box office has struggled this summer and speak to Canada’s environment minister about the country’s process for picking Unesco World Heritage Sites.

21 August 2016

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle 24’s Henry Rees-Sheridan joins Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards to review the week just gone and preview the one to come.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

24-hour cities

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As London unveils its Night Tube this weekend, author of ‘A Nocturnal History of London’ Matthew Beaumont and ‘Time Out’ editor at large Alexi Duggins discuss the concept of a 24-hour city.

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Chapter 3

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Canada’s World Heritage Sites

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Canada’s environment minister explains how Canadians will soon be able to choose their own Unesco World Heritage Sites.

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Chapter 4

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Box-office struggles

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Film critics Tara Judah and Anna Smith tell us what to look forward in the upcoming months and explain why the box office both in the US and China has been so bad this summer.

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