Robert Bound and his guests discuss what has piqued their interest in our one-stop shop for lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business.
30:00Robert Bound is joined by film critics Simran Hans and Karen Krizanovich to review Denis Villeneuve's epic new sci-fi blockbuster, 'Dune'.
30:00Danish-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.
10 years of ‘Monocle on Culture’
30:00To celebrate 10 years of Monocle 24, some of our regular critics talk to us about the defining moments of the past decade in art, music and film. Robert Bound is joined by Tim Robey, Francesca Gavin and Will Hodgkinson.
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Emile Mosseri, Kapwani Kiwanga and Jessica Hawkins
30:00Musicians Emile Mosseri and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith tell us about their new collaborative album; we chat to Canadian artist Kapwani Kiwanga about her archival work at Art Basel; and we meet the British stunt driver Jessica Hawkins, who landed her first on-screen job on the new James Bond movie.
James Bond: ‘No Time to Die’
30:00We speak to director Cary Joji Fukunaga and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson about the much-anticipated new James Bond film, ‘No Time to Die’. They discuss the long-awaited movie, how Daniel Craig has shaped the character of 007 and making Bond for 2021.
Helen Frankenthaler, Zürich Film Festival and ‘Picture Post’
30:00We visit Dulwich Picture Gallery to learn about ‘Radical Beauty’, a new exhibition of woodcut prints by abstract artist Helen Frankenthaler. We also chat to Christian Jungen, artistic director of the Zürich Film Festival, and Rob West, the director of a new documentary about ‘Picture Post’ magazine.
Saint Etienne and Alasdair McLellan
30:00British band Saint Etienne have just released their 10th album, ‘I’ve Been Trying to Tell You’. Accompanying the music is a film by Alasdair McLellan, a series of vignettes set on a road trip across the UK. McLellan and Saint Etienne’s Sarah Cracknell join Robert Bound to discuss the project.
30:00Robert Bound chats to Penny Martin, editor in chief of ‘The Gentlewoman’, about a new anthology of essays called ‘Modern Manners’. The book is a primer for contemporary life from the elegant and amusing female perspective to which readers of the magazine will already be happily attuned.
Autumn on screen
30:00TV critics Scott Bryan and Inkoo Kang join Robert Bound to round up the best programmes hitting televisions this season in the US and UK.
Reopening the dance floor
30:00As nightlife tries to find its feet again we speak to club owner Ray Ng in Hong Kong about his decision to launch a new venue. Plus, Simon Taffe, director of the UK’s End of the Road festival, on the toll of the pandemic on his industry.