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Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? The Monocle Weekly presents just that on our longest-running radio programme.

Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? The Monocle Weekly presents just that on our longest-running radio programme.

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London, United Kingdom

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Monocle

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Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? The Monocle Weekly presents just that on our longest-running radio programme.

Language:

English

Contact:

Midori House, 1 Dorset Street, London, W1U 4EG, UK +44 20 7725 4388


Episodes

Lauren Oyler

1/22/2021
‘The Monocle Weekly’ catches up with writer and critic Lauren Oyler, to learn more about her remarkable debut novel ‘Fake Accounts’, which explores the mendacity and compulsion woven into social media.

Duration:00:23:32

Richard Mosse

1/12/2021
In this exclusive interview, Monocle’s Augustin Macellari meets Richard Mosse, whose unique view on documentary photography has shone a fresh light on some of the world’s forgotten conflicts and offered audiences insight into the struggle of refugees seeking safety in Europe. From his studio in New York, he discusses his practice and tells us more about his new project in the Amazon.

Duration:00:34:27

Peter Bagge

12/1/2020
Legendary underground cartoonist Peter Bagge joins Monocle 24 to reflect on a career in comics as his seminal series ‘Hate’ is republished as a complete collection.

Duration:00:25:31

Lisa Rovner

11/19/2020
We meet Lisa Rovner, the director behind a new documentary ‘Sisters with Transistors’, which shines a light on the pioneering women who helped to shape early electronic music.

Duration:00:17:34

Natalie Erika James

10/30/2020
We meet Natalie Erika James, director of ‘Relic’, to learn more about ageing, loss and the very personal inspiration for her chilling debut.

Duration:00:12:37

Richard Dawson

10/29/2020
Monocle’s Augustin Macellari talks to songwriter Richard Dawson to learn more about the way his prophetic ‘2020’ album changed in light of the year’s tumult.

Duration:00:11:06

Rose Glass

10/19/2020
We catch up with Rose Glass to learn about faith, art and film school as her stunning directorial debut ‘Saint Maud’ arrives in cinemas.

Duration:00:16:54

Carla Bruni

10/12/2020
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.

Duration:00:56:02

Annie

10/9/2020
In this special interview, Monocle 24’s culture correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Norwegian singer Annie about her album ‘Dark Hearts’, which is out on 16 October and is packed with excellent synth pop.

Duration:00:13:36

Trevor Paglen

10/3/2020
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.

Duration:00:22:11

Dieter Meier

8/30/2020
In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with Dieter Meier, one half of Swiss electro duo Yello. The band are back with a new album, ‘Point’, and Meier tells us about his latest food ventures: a winery, restaurant and chocolatiers.

Duration:00:15:00

The Thinker’s Edition: politics and risk

7/29/2020
In the third instalment of our special new series, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel of experts and philosophers to discuss politics, risk and how the political landscape will look beyond coronavirus. Joining us this week is political scientist and president of Eurasia Group, Ian Bremmer; philosopher and political theorist, Phillip Pettit, and Associate Professor of Political Theory at The University of Oxford, Teresa M Bejan.

Duration:00:50:32

Shirley Collins

7/28/2020
Shirley Collins’ decade-spanning career has cemented her position as a cornerstone of English folk music. Monocle 24’s Augustin Macellari learns more about the relevance of ancient music on her new album, ‘Heart’s Ease’.

Duration:00:19:08

The Thinkers Edition: Equal Citizens

7/12/2020
In the second instalment of our special new series, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel of experts and philosophers to reflect on the changing nature of citizenship and equality around the world. Joining us this week is Elizabeth Anderson, Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, Ayona Datta, Professor in Urban Geography at University College London and Eric Klinenberg, Professor of Social Science at New York University.

Duration:00:41:03

Céu

7/11/2020
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.

Duration:00:14:34

Kelly Lee Owens

7/10/2020
While the ‘Monocle Weekly’ takes a break, we’re still keeping up with culture and the arts. In this special interview, experimental musical artist Kelly Lee Owens discusses her forthcoming album ‘Inner Song’ with Monocle’s Augustin Macellari.

Duration:00:22:24

The Thinkers Edition: Life in the City

7/5/2020
In the first of a new series of The Monocle Weekly, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel discussion with leading academics and analysts in urbanism and sociology, taking a deeper look at the changing make-up of our cities and social structures. Joining us this week is Christoph Lindner, Dean of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London, Richard Sennett, a Senior Advisor to the UN on its Program on Climate Change and Cities and Dr Brandi Thompson Summers, an Assistant...

Duration:00:43:11

Thomas Clay

6/29/2020
The Monocle Weekly is on a short break but we’re keeping up to speed with all things cultural. As Thomas Clay’s long-awaited period thriller, ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’, hits streaming services, Augustin Macellari caught up with him to reflect on a strange moment in English history.

Duration:00:11:03

Donny Benet

6/21/2020
In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with Australian singer Donny Benét to hear about his new album ‘Mr Experience’, described as a soundtrack to a dinner party in the late 1980s.

Duration:00:16:26

Adam Goodes

6/14/2020
In a special interview, Andrew Mueller catches up with Adam Goodes, a legend of Australian Rules football and the subject of a new documentary, ‘The Australian Dream’, which tells the story of Goodes’s life and career, and examines racism in sport and society.

Duration:01:00:00