The Monocle Weekly

Simon Oldfield, Jessy Jetpacks, Ben Okri, Rachel Pimm and Mihir Bose

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15 July 2018

Episode 471

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We hear from Simon Oldfield, Jessy Jetpacks and Ben Okri about a new story collection, ‘A Short Affair’. Plus: we meet artist Rachel Pimm, in anticipation of a performance of her new work at the now-defunct Bell Foundry in London’s Whitechapel. All that and a look back at the World Cup, as well as a look forward to the final, with author and sports journalist Mihir Bose.

15 July 2018

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Chapter 2

A Short Affair

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Editor Simon Oldfield, artist Jessy Jetpacks and writer Ben Okri gather to discuss the power of the short story ahead of the release of Pin Drop Studio’s new collection, ‘A Short Affair’.

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Rachel Pimm

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In anticipation of the Whitechapel Gallery’s Nocturnal Creatures festival, we catch up with artist Rachel Pimm to learn more about her striking performance piece in the Whitechapel Bell Foundry.

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Chapter 4

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Chapter 4

Mihir Bose

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Veteran sports journalist Mihir Bose joins Tom Edwards to unpack the tournament that was and to look ahead to this afternoon’s final.

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