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On this week's edition we get an update on Israel's economy with Peter Hirschberg of Bloomberg's Jerusalem Bureau to see if the country's conservative banks have managed to weather the economic storm. Source: monocle.com
Robert Bound and Steve Bloomfield discuss publishing in the Middle East with the founders of Brownbook â€“ Ahmed and Rashid Bin Shabib, plus we meet London City Hallâ€™s new cycling â€œtsarâ€ Andrew Gilligan, and discuss the history of sound with broadcaster and academic, David Hendy.
Robert Bound and Andrew Tuck meet Major General JC Lawrence to talk about the history of the Gurkhas. We also take a look at the Open City Documentary Festival with producer Chloe Trayner and filmmaker Katharine Round and discuss the fate of Syria with veteran reporter Charles Glass.