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Monocle 24: The Monocle Weekly

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Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? Hosts Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound present just that on our longest-running radio programme.

Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? Hosts Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound present 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? Hosts Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound present 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

Alice Black, Travis Elborough and Julia Hobsbawm

1/14/2018
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Alice Black, co-director of London’s Design Museum, discusses what makes for good design in 2018 and this month’s nominations for the Beazley designs of the year. We also welcome back Travis Elborough to talk about his new book – ‘Our History of the 20th Century’ – and meet social-health and connectedness speaker Julia Hobsbawm to learn about her book ‘Fully Connected’.

Duration: 00:54:29


Lookahead to 2018

1/7/2018
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For the first edition of ‘The Monocle Weekly’ of 2018 we’re joined by our bureau staff from Tokyo, Toronto and New York to discuss a global spread of themes and stories to look out for over the next 12 months.

Duration: 00:45:26


The best of The Monocle Weekly 2017

12/31/2017
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We listen back to some of our favourite conversations from 2017, featuring Yasmeen Ismail, Booker T Jones, Phyllida Lloyd, Sudan Archives and more.

Duration: 00:58:33


Tyler Brûlé’s column: A radical departure

12/29/2017
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Recalling a great 20th-century design innovation, our editor in chief wonders if true progress has been grounded by technological mores.

Duration: 00:05:26


Special 4: Mountain living

12/27/2017
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Monocle’s Sophie Grove and Marie-Sophie Schwarzer discuss how to make great architecture in snowbound settings.

Duration: 00:06:18


Judith Flanders, Eliza Reid, Richard Smyth and Guy de Launey

12/24/2017
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We discuss the history of Christmas with Judith Flanders, meet birdsong expert Richard Smyth, enjoy some winter sports in Slovenia and learn about a Christmas Eve tradition in Iceland with Eliza Reid.

Duration: 00:50:47


Tyler Brûlé’s column: A break, with tradition

12/22/2017
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Our editor in chief anticipates another full and varied festive itinerary as long-established seasonal customs continue to evolve and expand

Duration: 00:04:59


Special 3: Ice work

12/20/2017
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Monocle’s Guy de Launey visits a fearless group of ice climbers practising their talents on a simulated ice-face just outside Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Duration: 00:06:22


Lisa Markwell, Ivan Carvalho, Pasi Remsu and Markus Hippi

12/17/2017
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We discuss how to refresh Christmas cooking with writer and chef Lisa Markwell. Plus, a Christmas market in Italy that’s revitalising one town’s winter calendar and we learn why the sauna is a big part of the Finnish identity with Pasi Remsu and Markus Hippi.

Duration: 00:44:57


Tyler Brûlé’s column: Secret Santa

12/15/2017
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From issue two of ‘The Monocle Winter Weekly’ newspaper, our editor in chief Tyler Brûlé helps you get in the spirit of Christmas.

Duration: 00:04:31


Special 2: The gift that keeps on giving

12/13/2017
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This week on ‘The Monocle Winter Weekly’, we’ll be hearing from Govone in the northwest of Italy, where our correspondent Ivan Carvalho has been enjoying the town’s annual Christmas market.

Duration: 00:04:47


The Classics 50: Beth Shapiro

12/8/2017
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We talk to evolutionary biologist Beth Shapiro about whether it might ever be possible to bring back extinct creatures such as the woolly mammoth – and what developments in this field mean for creatures currently roaming the Earth.

Duration: 00:12:55


Tyler Brûlé’s column: Keeping retail real

12/8/2017
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In the first of his regular columns from ‘The Monocle Winter Weekly’ newspaper, our editor in chief Tyler Brûlé explains why the festive season is a time to remember the advantages of traditional retail over online marketplaces.

Duration: 00:04:55


Annie Warburton, Phoebe Cummings, Paddy Butler and José Pizarro

12/3/2017
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Annie Warburton from the Crafts Council and artist Phoebe Cummings discuss why works by some of the best British crafters will be heading to Miami this week. We also hear from bookseller Paddy Butler about the success of London store Libreria and speak to chef José Pizarro about his favourite dishes from Catalonia.

Duration: 00:52:51


The Classics 49: Nitin Sawhney

12/1/2017
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A listen back to a discussion with the composer Nitin Sawhney, who joined Monocle’s Robert Bound to explain why the animal kingdom had inspired his latest project.

Duration: 00:11:07


Anu Partanen, Lola Odujinrin and Jim Herrington

11/26/2017
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A chat with Anu Partanen, the Finnish-American journalist whose book “The Nordic Theory of Everything” explains the best bits of the region to the rest of the world. Plus, we hear from Lola Odujinrin, the pilot whose dream to fly a light plane solo around the world saw him taking the long way around, and we meet photographer and climber Jim Herrington, whose new book “The Climbers” celebrates some of the world’s most high-minded athletes.

Duration: 00:50:00


The Classics 48:

11/24/2017
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Duration: 00:14:03


Julian Rosefeldt, Sudan Archives and Sam Leith

11/19/2017
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Artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt discusses ‘Manifesto’, his collaboration with Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett. We also hear from US musician Sudan Archives, whose music combines progressive beats, global influences and a healthy dose of the good old-fashioned violin, and we talk writing with journalist and author Sam Leith.

Duration: 00:47:09


The Classics 47: Charles Saumarez Smith

11/17/2017
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Cultural historian Charles Saumarez Smith is chief executive of The Royal Academy of Arts – one of the UK’s foremost creative institutions. He joined us back in 2013 to discuss the venue’s history.

Duration: 00:11:08


Gabrielle Langholtz, Luca Silvestrini and Paul Fleckney

11/12/2017
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Author and food writer Gabrielle Langholtz talks us through ‘America: The Cookbook’. We also speak to Italian choreographer Luca Silvestrini about his production ‘Border Tales’ and meet writer Paul Fleckney, whose new book celebrates life from a dog’s point of view.

Duration: 00:49:57

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