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18 Nov 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Will Apple be the new Netflix?: 

As Apple and Disney launch their own streaming services, Terri White and Toby Earle join Robert Bound to ask whether this rapidly expanding market is increasing not just the quantity of TV shows but their quality.

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11 Nov 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - The Irishman: 

Martin Scorsese’s new film tells the story of Frank ‘The Irishman’ Sheeran, a 1950s truck driver turned hitman who became union boss Jimmy Hoffa’s right-hand man. But does it keep you gripped for its three-and-a-half hours? Robert Bound asks Tim Robey and Simran Hans.

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10 Nov 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Ben Lerner, Eleanor Pinfield and Larry Achiampong: 

Novelist and poet Ben Lerner discusses how his new book, ‘The Topeka School’ explores language, masculinity and violence in Trump’s America. Plus: Eleanor Pinfield, head of Art on the Underground, unpacks the project’s mission to bring colour to London’s transport network, and artist Larry Achiampong discusses his upcoming commission.

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21 Oct 2019
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - Nobel Perspectives live in Hong Kong: 

A new documentary from The Bulletin with UBS brings together three Nobel laureates working with UBS to offer solutions to the challenges of a fast-changing world. Bengt Holmström, Robert Merton and Michael Spence discuss sustainable growth for emerging economies and the future of the millennial generation.

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20 Oct 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from Monocle 24, including big-name interviews with UK actors Imelda Staunton and Simon Callow, fashion designer Norma Kamali and wine critic Jancis Robinson.

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13 Oct 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24 : 

This week: US novelist James Ellroy, UK Labour MP Jess Phillips and Suede frontman Brett Anderson.

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6 Oct 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from the past seven days on Monocle 24, including Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, frontman of electro-pop band Metronomy, Joe Mount, and Hövding CEO Fredrik Carling.

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16 Sep 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Autumn preview: 

Notebooks at the ready: we give you the TV shows, albums and exhibitions that should be on your radar this autumn. Georgie Rogers, Peter White and Francesca Gavin offer their expert tips.

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15 Sep 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Jay Rayner, Shana Moulton and Mark Radcliffe: 

Journalist, broadcaster and food critic Jay Rayner joins us to discuss the epic feast that would constitute his last meal on Earth – and forms the basis of his latest book, ’My Last Supper’. Plus: artist Shana Moulton on the New Age ideas that have informed her latest exhibition and we hear from one of the UK’s best-loved broadcasters, Mark Radcliffe.

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15 Sep 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

A look back at the past week on Monocle 24 with highlights including the co-founder of Uncommon, Tania Adir; US-based artists Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe; and Nicholas Blincoe on his new book ‘More Noble Than War: The Story of Football in Israel and Palestine’.

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8 Sep 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Lara Maiklem, Freeman & Lowe, and James Meek: 

For over 20 years Lara Maiklem has strolled the foreshore of London’s River Thames in search of treasures from the past. She joins us to discuss what she’s learned, as outlined in her new bestseller, ‘Mudlarking’. Plus: we meet immersive artists Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe for a tour of their bold new exhibition in London, and author and journalist James Meek unpacks his latest book ‘To Calais, in Ordinary Time’.

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8 Sep 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Highlights from the past seven days including: Tom Burke on Joanna Hogg’s film ‘The Souvenir’, Henry Porter on his book ‘White Hot Silence’ and the Blind Boys of Alabama perform live.

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26 Aug 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘The Offing’ by Benjamin Myers: 

Robert Bound, John Mitchinson and Susannah Butter crack the spine of ‘The Offing’, the new novel by Benjamin Myers, whose last book ‘The Gallows Pole’ was a big hit.

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18 Aug 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Highlights from the past seven days on Monocle 24 presented by Tom Edwards and Fernando Augusto Pacheco. This week we speak to the editor of ‘New York’ magazine and discuss the results of the Argentinian primaries.

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12 Aug 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - Olafur Eliasson at the Tate Modern: 

We review Olafur Eliasson’s show ‘In Real Life’ – an immersive retrospective of the artist’s career to date. Tom Edwards is joined by Francesca Gavin and Jane Morris to discuss what’s behind the smoke and mirrors.

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11 Aug 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Shawn Levy, Jenny Hval and Zahra Hankir: 

Author Shawn Levy reveals the secrets of Hollywood’s most hedonistic – and iconic – hotel: the Chateau Marmont. Plus Norwegian cult singer-songwriter Jenny Hval tells us about her eagerly anticipated new album ‘The Practice of Love’. We also hear from Lebanese-British journalist Zahra Hankir, editor of ‘Our Women on the Ground’, a new book detailing the experiences of female journalists in the Arab world.

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10 Aug 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Highlights from the past seven days on Monocle 24 presented by Ben Rylan and Fernando Augusto Pacheco. This week we take a deep dive into Lil Nas X’s US record-breaking number-one single “Old Town Road”. We learn how British entrepreneur George Frost created one of the UK’s top rum brands in just a few years. And Swiss pop singer Vendredi Sur Mer performs live.

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4 Aug 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Dirk Maggs, Eliza Spindel and Sharon Eyal: 

We meet Dirk Maggs, who has spent his career at the vanguard of audio drama. Plus: a discussion with curator Eliza Spindel about ‘Artist: Unknown’, a new exhibition at Cambridge’s Kettle’s Yard, and we hear from choreographer Sharon Eyal of the L-E-V dance company to discuss her residency in London’s Bold Tendencies space.

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