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Monocle 24: The Big Interview

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Monocle 24’s new series features in-depth interviews with inspirational names in global politics, business, culture and design. Hosted by Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck and Monocle’s senior editors.

Monocle 24’s new series features in-depth interviews with inspirational names in global politics, business, culture and design. Hosted by Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck and Monocle’s senior editors.

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Description:

Monocle 24’s new series features in-depth interviews with inspirational names in global politics, business, culture and design. Hosted by Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck and Monocle’s senior editors.

Twitter:

@monocle24

Language:

English


Episodes

Alexander Stubb

9/23/2022
The former prime minister of Finland sits down with Markus Hippi to discuss his remarkable political career, Finland's decision to join NATO, and the war in Ukraine.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:18

9/16/2022
Edward Enninful: the editor in chief of British ‘Vogue’ sits down with Sophie Grove to discuss his new memoir, ‘A Visible Man’, growing up in Ghana and what it was like working with some of the most iconic fashion trailblazers, including Kate Moss, Anna Wintour and Naomi Campbell.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:01

Alberto Alessi

9/5/2022
Design heavyweight Alberto Alessi sits down with Josh Fehnert to discuss the ills and advantages of running a family business and the fine line between art and design. Plus: a few choice tips for success in business.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:09

Platon

7/11/2022
The award-winning photographer has turned his camera on political figures and global superstars, including the Obamas, Prince and Muammar Gaddafi. He sits down with Charlie Filmer-Court to discuss his life’s work and what it was like to be an inch away from Vladimir Putin as he captured his photograph. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:13

Vitali Shkliarov

7/1/2022
The Belarusian-American democratic activist and political strategist sits down with Christopher Cermak to discuss what it was like to work on Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaigns, his imprisonment in Belarus and his lifelong goal to help opposition politicians challenge authoritarian regimes in eastern Europe.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:53

Poppy Northcutt

6/24/2022
The women’s rights attorney and former Nasa engineer speaks to Emma Nelson about working on the male-dominated space programme in the 1960s, what it was like to help retrieve the Apollo 13 astronauts after their mid-flight disaster and why she’s concerned about the threat to Roe vs Wade.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:25:45

Vikas Swarup

6/17/2022
Vikas Swarup, the Indian author and former diplomat, tells Georgina Godwin about his postings across the world, pivoting to writing after a decades-long diplomatic career and his international best-selling book ‘Q&A’, which was adapted into the hit film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:02

Astronaut series: Susan Kilrain

6/13/2022
The astronaut and engineer speaks with Andrew Mueller about working in space, her previous life as a fighter pilot and the toughest job she’s had: being a mother.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:49

6/10/2022
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:42

Katharine Hayhoe

6/3/2022
Katharine Hayhoe, the Canadian atmospheric scientist, sits down with Andrew Mueller to discuss the climate crisis and her new book ‘Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:40

Jack Barsky

5/26/2022
How did a young scientist in East Germany become a spy for the KGB, live a secret double life as an undercover agent in the US and, years later, get American citizenship? The former Soviet spook tells Andrew Mueller about his extraordinary life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:39

Kristin Hersh

5/20/2022
The US singer-songwriter sits down with Andrew Mueller to discuss her musical career fronting alternative rock bands Throwing Muses and 50FootWave, her solo albums, and her new book ‘Seeing Sideways: A Memoir of Music and Motherhood’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:25:38

Kateryna Yushchenko

5/13/2022
The former first lady of Ukraine sits down with Emma Nelson to discuss her upbringing in Chicago, her husband’s poisoning during his election campaign and what it was like to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:18

Astronaut series: Naoko Yamazaki

5/6/2022
The second Japanese woman in space talks to Georgina Godwin about the International Space Station’s robotic arm, adjusting to life back on Earth and what the war in Ukraine could mean for space exploration.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:16

Astronaut series: Soyeon Yi

4/28/2022
Soyeon Yi, South Korea’s first and only astronaut, speaks to Georgina Godwin about her trip to space, the view from the International Space Station and a complicated return to Earth in which she landed among nomads in Kazakhstan – and inspiring the next generation of Stem leaders.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:57

Astronaut series: Susan Kilrain

4/22/2022
The astronaut and engineer speaks with Andrew Mueller about working in space, her previous life as a fighter pilot and the toughest job she’s had: being a mother. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:49

Astronaut series: Sian Proctor

4/14/2022
Astronaut, geologist and science communicator Sian Proctor joins Andrew Mueller to discuss making space more accessible, overcoming setbacks and being the first African American woman to pilot a spacecraft.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:04

Nicole Stott

4/8/2022
Veteran Nasa astronaut Nicole Stott sits down with Andrew Mueller to discuss her time on the International Space Station and what life in Earth’s orbit taught her about solving challenges on the planet.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:14

Tony Leon

4/1/2022
The politician and former South African ambassador to Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay looks back on his career and shares the lessons he learned while working with Nelson Mandela.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:49

Tarja Halonen

3/25/2022
Finland’s first-ever female head of state looks back on her remarkable career in public service and shares her take on the prospect of Finland joining Nato. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:15