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Peter Saville

Tue, 2021-10-19 21:00
We speak to Peter Saville, the graphic designer behind iconic album covers for Joy Division and New Order, before taking an advance look at Monocle’s November issue. Plus: German bathroom manufacturer Hansgrohe shares some Water Tunes.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Edition 2062

Tue, 2021-10-19 19:00
Hear our take on the news and enjoy sharp reporting on the big stories every weekday. Tune in as our guest panel reviews the day’s events in Europe, follows developing stories in the Americas and welcomes early risers in Asia and Australasia. Plus: reports and analysis from Monocle’s correspondents and bureaux around the world.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Food Neighbourhoods 257: Recipe edition, Helen Evans

Tue, 2021-10-19 15:59
A recipe for brown butter cakes by the head of bread and pastry at Flor Bakery in London’s Borough Market.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Tuesday 19 October

Tue, 2021-10-19 13:00
Are leaders in Russia and Belarus intent on forming an ever-closer relationship? Plus: Monocle’s Dr Chris Smith on the so-called Delta Plus variant, an update on Italy’s local election results and Anna Brady has the very latest art-market news.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Tuesday 19 October

Tue, 2021-10-19 08:00
We analyse the public debate between the heads of Japan’s major political parties and look ahead to COP26 in Glasgow. Plus: the future of high-speed rail in Finland.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Adam Jeppesen

Mon, 2021-10-18 21:00
Danish-American artist Adam Jeppesen joins Robert Bound to talk about his work that pushes the boundaries of what photography can be. They discuss anthotypes (and what they are), material and process, and interpreting art in a gallery setting.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Monday 18 October

Mon, 2021-10-18 19:00
Isabel Hilton and Kapil Komireddi discuss the legacy of former US secretary of state Colin Powell. Plus, China’s economic uncertainty and, as we look ahead to COP26, we ask whether it matters if the world’s biggest contributor to greenhouse gases only attends virtually.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Tall Stories 279: London’s blue plaques

Mon, 2021-10-18 17:45
Monocle’s Sophie Monaghan-Coombs investigates what’s behind the blue plaques that dot buildings across London.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Monday 18 October

Mon, 2021-10-18 13:00
What impact will the killing of David Amess have on the way that UK MPs operate? Plus, Barack Obama wades into Virginia’s governor race, we examine the significance of Kosovo’s local elections and David Whitehouse tells us about the first movie to be shot in orbit.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Monday 18 October

Mon, 2021-10-18 08:00
We discuss the latest US efforts to deal with Iran’s nuclear programme and profile a challenger to Viktor Orbán in next year’s Hungarian elections. Plus, the latest tech news.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Oncology Impact Fund 2

Mon, 2021-10-18 01:00
Special guests from MPM Capital and UBS Global Wealth Management discuss the second Oncology Impact Fund. The $850m fund (which follows the record-setting success of the UBS OIF 1 that we covered on this programme back in 2016) is an impact-investing initiative that invests in private and public companies that are developing innovative treatments and novel therapeutics. Hear how this reimagining of the power of investment helps to fight cancer while at the same time generating compelling financial return for investors.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Monocle 24 turns 10

Sun, 2021-10-17 13:00
We take a trip down memory lane to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Monocle 24. Our producers, hosts and correspondents reflect on a decade of broadcasting, the places they have been and the stories they reported.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Sylvia Whitman

Sun, 2021-10-17 13:00
Georgina Godwin is in conversation with Sylvia Whitman, who spends her days surrounded by words but is not the one putting pen to paper. She is the proprietor of the Shakespeare & Company bookshop in Paris, a legendary landmark.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Live from Zürich

Sun, 2021-10-17 10:00
Tyler Brûlé dissects the weekend’s biggest and most interesting news stories with panellists Benno Zogg and Eemeli Isoaho, and our friends and contributors in the UK and Japan.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Monocle 24 turns 10

Sun, 2021-10-17 01:00
As Monocle 24 celebrates its 10th birthday, we serve up some of the very best interviews from the past decade, with highlights from our studios at Midori House and from around the world, including Martha Stewart, Ian McKellen and Gregory Porter.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Muqtada al-Sadr and the future of Iraq

Sat, 2021-10-16 13:00
Last week Iraq held a parliamentary election several months early, with Shia cleric and militia commander Muqtada al-Sadr emerging as the winner. What kind of Iraq does al-Sadr want? Andrew Mueller is joined by Sofia Nitti, Jane Arraf and Renad Mansour.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Highlights from The Monocle Media Summit 2021

Sat, 2021-10-16 11:00
Highlights from The Monocle Media Summit 2021 with Monocle’s editors and Christine Ockrent, Matti Rönkä, Mishal Husain, Christoph Amend, Jeremy Leslie, Clarissa Ward and Peter York.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Monocle on Saturday: 16 October 2021

Sat, 2021-10-16 10:00
The weekend’s top discussion topics with Markus Hippi. Featuring Vincent McAviney with the newspapers, Monocle editor in chief Andrew Tuck’s column and what we’ve learned this week.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

‘The Menu’: 10 years

Fri, 2021-10-15 21:00
We celebrate the 10th anniversary of Monocle 24 with a special edition, in which we speak to some of the best culinary experts across the globe about how the world of food and drink has changed in the last decade and what they expect from the next 10 years.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Friday 15 October

Fri, 2021-10-15 19:00
Monocle’s Chris Cermak and Chiara Rimella discuss the stabbing of British MP David Amess and how Germany honours Afghan veterans. Plus, our regular Letter from New York and reflections on 10 years of Monocle 24.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

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