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26 Mar 2017
30 min

The Big Interview - Agnès B.: 

The French fashion designer sits down with Monocle’s Nolan Giles in Paris to discuss politics, supporting young artists, her love of London and getting France back on track.

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19 Mar 2017
29 min

The Big Interview - Susan Goldberg: 

Susan Goldberg, editor in chief of ‘National Geographic’, sits down with Monocle’s Tomos Lewis in Washington to talk about the US’s new administration, the power of journalism, magazine covers and how to steer a legacy brand in changing times.

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13 Mar 2017
30 min

Culture with Robert Bound - Something old, something new: Francesca and Seana Gavin: 

Robert Bound is joined in the studio by the Gavin sisters: curator and writer Francesca and artist Seana. They discuss the books and art that have influenced their lives and work, from Bronzino’s ‘An Allegory With Venus and Cupid’ to a selection of old books once owned by cinematographer Wolfgang Suschitzky.

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12 Mar 2017
29 min

The Big Interview - Jude Kelly: 

The theatre producer and artistic director of London’s Southbank Centre sits down with Monocle 24’s Tom Edwards to talk about gender equality and the importance of universal accessibility to the arts and culture.

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8 Mar 2017
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Second nature: 

The green revolution has made its mark in offices, with science supporting the idea that greenery boosts wellbeing, but gyms are yet to catch on. This week we meet Matt Aspiotis Morley – whose fitness brand Biofit uses natural materials, lots of plants and zero technology – and find out how he plans to attract customers in a crowded market.

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5 Mar 2017
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Kelly Reichardt, Steven Cantor, Gabrielle Tana and Hugo Chapman: 

Director Kelly Reichardt on her new film ‘Certain Women’, the British Museum’s Hugo Chapman on how the US reacts to social change via art and print and film-makers Steven Cantor and Gabrielle Tana on the appeal of ballet and why they chose the prodigal talent of Sergei Polunin to be the focus of new documentary ‘Dancer’.

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5 Mar 2017
29 min

The Big Interview - Marina Abramović: 

Influential performance artist Marina Abramović sits down with Sophie Grove in the Moderna Museet in Stockholm to talk about her childhood, the Slavic soul, the powerful chemistry between audience and performer and the sacrifices that an artist must be willing to make.

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1 Mar 2017
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Perfect fit: 

Tom Adeyoola is on a mission to build his company into what he calls the “Google of size and shape” and he’s raised millions and hired 14 PhD holders to make it a reality. Metail is a London-based fashion-technology start-up that allows customers to discover and purchase clothes online that fit them perfectly, based on their personal measurements. It’s a lucrative space that many start-ups have tried to conquer – but few have succeeded. Why? Adeyoola explains Metail’s rocky beginnings and tells us how they’ve come out on top.

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26 Feb 2017
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Survive, Tiffanie Darke, Chris Sidwells and Matt Barbet: 

We’re joined by Survive, the Texan electronic band whose members created the hit soundtrack for Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’. Plus: journalist Tiffanie Darke considers what it means to belong to Generation X and cycling specialists Chris Sidwells and Matt Barbet on the history of the humble cycling jersey.

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21 Feb 2017
30 min

Section D - Meeting Santiago Calatrava: 

A sit-down with the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, plus a digest of what you might have missed from Stockholm Design Week.

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19 Feb 2017
54 min

The Monocle Weekly - Ling Lee, Nadine Chahine, Alicia Bastos and DJ Limao: 

We talk to Ling Lee, co-curator of ‘Robots’, the new exhibition at London’s Science Museum, which looks at the relationship between humans and our mechanical friends. Plus: typographer Nadine Chahine on how to make fonts more recognisable and a preview of this weekend’s Rio Carnival with culture and music specialists Alicia Bastos and DJ Limao.

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10 Feb 2017
28 min

The Menu - Jamie Oliver: 

Jamie Oliver on the successes, failures and the biggest lessons he has learned over the course of his career, plus the week’s top headlines from the US.

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5 Feb 2017
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Derek Thompson, Graham Fink and Julius Wiedemann: 

We learn the secret ingredients and shadowy forces behind what creates a hit – be it a song, app or meme – with Derek Thompson, author of new book ‘Hit Makers’. Plus, artist and ad man Graham Fink explains his new exhibition ‘Stone Souls’ and some of his most famous campaigns. And we look at the artists who designed some of music’s best record sleeves with Julius Wiedemann, editor of Taschen’s ‘Art Record Covers’.

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16 Mar 2017
14 min

The Monocle Weekly - The Classics 13: James F Reilly: 

We head back to March 2015 and a chat with astronaut James F Reilly. Whether it’s space food or how to approach a space walk, Reilly’s three trips to the great beyond have made him a sought-after educator on how to operate in zero gravity with zero fuss.

Original air date: 22 March 2015.

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24 Feb 2017
13 min

The Monocle Weekly - The Classics 10: Jeff Staple: 

We listen to a chat with designer and sneakerhead Jeff Staple from The Monocle Weekly’s archive. Back in August 2015, Jeff’s take on the Nike Dunk Low Pro SB had just been put in the Brooklyn Museum and the collector was overseeing a sneaker auction too. He joined Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck and culture editor Robert Bound to explain how to spot a classic pair.

Original air date: 2 August 2015.

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