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5 Oct 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Miranda July: 

As her new film, ‘Kajillionaire’, is shown at the London Film Festival, director Miranda July tells Robert Bound about the characters, colours and conversations that brought it to life.

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28 Sep 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Vic Reeves Art Book’: 

Comedian and artist Jim Moir, better known as Vic Reeves, joins Robert Bound to talk about his new book, a collection of his paintings that range from the dark to the absurd.

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21 Sep 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - At the drive-in: 

We speak to the director and cast of a new drive-in production of ‘La Bohème’ at Alexandra Palace about the future of opera, staging a show during a pandemic and acting out a love story from a distance of two metres.

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14 Sep 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’: 

Justin Quirk tells Andrew Mueller about how a childhood love for glam metal inspired his new book, ‘Nothin’ But a Good Time’. It tells the story of this maligned music genre, from the extravagant hair, makeup and costumes to the political backdrop of 1980s America.

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7 Sep 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘I Hate Suzie’: 

We discuss ‘I Hate Suzie’ from Lucy Prebble, playwright and a writer for ‘Succession’, and Billie Piper. The TV series is a comedy about an actress whose phone is hacked, leading to compromising photos being leaked on the internet. Lucy Jones and Toby Earle join Robert Bound.

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31 Aug 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Tenet’: 

As cinemas reopen, Simran Hans and Tim Robey join Robert Bound to discuss Christopher Nolan’s time-bending new action-adventure, ‘Tenet’.

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24 Aug 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Summer’ by Ali Smith: 

Robert Bound is joined by the writers Susannah Butter and Alex Preston to review the final book in Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet and discuss the things it made them think of.

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17 Aug 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Claire Oakley, director of 'Make Up': 

Claire Oakley, the director of new British psychosexual thriller ‘Make Up’, speaks to Robert Bound about the holiday parks, music and dreams that inspired her debut feature.

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11 Aug 2020
31 min

Only in Australia - Indigenous Experiences: 

Indigenous Australians have lived in Australia for more than 50,000 years, making theirs the world’s oldest surviving, continuous culture – and now, through tourism, Aboriginal Australians are sharing their traditions with new global audiences. In this episode, Georgina Godwin discovers different corners of Australia through the eyes of its first peoples, with Aboriginal guides taking the listener on an immersive journey.

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10 Aug 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Reality check: 

It seems that there has been an uptick in the amount of reality TV being put out into the world by Netflix. On this week’s show, Robert Bound is joined by Fernando Augusto Pacheco and the TV critics Inkoo Kang and Scott Bryan to look at the different formats – from dating shows to real-life soap operas – and ask whether the streaming giant, which was once known first and foremost for glossy drama, is changing tack with its content to cater for an international audience.

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3 Aug 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - The Fight: 

Robert Bound speaks to film-maker Eli B Despres about ‘The Fight’, a new documentary that he’s co-directed about four different cases taken on by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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27 Jul 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Back to business: 

As Tate reopens its museums, we visit Tate Modern to speak to art critic Louisa Buck and Tate’s director, Maria Balshaw, about the importance of seeing art in the flesh and the new challenges of running a gallery.

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20 Jul 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - A time for change?: 

Robert Bound is joined by guests from the film, publishing, art and music industries to talk about the future of the arts, how they have been affected by lockdown and whether this is an opportunity for positive change.

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13 Jul 2020
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘The Booksellers’: 

We speak to DW Young and Judith Mizrachy, the director and producer of new documentary ‘The Booksellers’, which offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of New York’s book collectors and traders.

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19 Oct 2020
16 min

The Monocle Weekly - Rose Glass: 

We catch up with Rose Glass to learn about faith, art and film school as her stunning directorial debut ‘Saint Maud’ arrives in cinemas.

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12 Oct 2020
14 min

The Monocle Weekly - Carla Bruni: 

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s culture correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to singer-songwriter Carla Bruni about her eponymous new album, which was recorded during lockdown.

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3 Oct 2020
22 min

The Monocle Weekly - Trevor Paglen: 

In this special interview, Monocle’s Augustin Macellari talks to artist Trevor Paglen about his new London exhibition, ‘Bloom’, and reflects on how technology’s complicated systems are shaping our lives.

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11 Jul 2020
15 min

The Monocle Weekly - Céu: 

In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with fellow Brazilian singer Céu on her new album ‘APKÁ’, which extends her engagement with tropical electronica beats.

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