The Monocle Weekly

Erling Kagge, Tamara Rojo, Pauline Ballet and Andy McGrath

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7 April 2019

Episode 509

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Norwegian writer and explorer Erling Kagge joins us to discuss his book ‘Walking: One Step at a Time’. We also hear from Tamara Rojo, artistic director of the English National Ballet, and speak to the talents behind ‘Rouleur’ magazine about the upcoming Paris–Roubaix bike race.

7 April 2019

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco joins Tom Edwards and Augustin Macellari to look to the week ahead.

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Chapter 2

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Erling Kagge

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Norwegian adventurer Erling Kagge has not only scaled Everest but he’s also reached both the North and South Poles. He joins us to discuss his new book ‘Walking: One Step at a Time’ and the rewards of making great journeys on foot.

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Tamara Rojo

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The artistic director of the English National Ballet joins us to discuss the dance company’s current showcase ‘She Persisted’, now at London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre.

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Chapter 4

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Pauline Ballet and Andy McGrath

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The gruelling Paris-Roubaix bike race will soon be taking place along bone-rattling cobbled streets in northern France. Cycling photographer Pauline Ballet and Andy McGrath, editor of cycling magazine ‘Rouleur’, join us to discuss the event.

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