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Mary Beard interview: 'I worry about the fate of anyone who appears on Love Island'

Mary Beard interview: 'I worry about the fate of anyone who appears on Love Island'
Front Row Late presenter Mary Beard

As she prepares to host an edition of Front Row Late dedicated to youth culture, Mary Beard talks trigger warnings, cyberbullying, and Reality TV with Amelia Tait

Britain’s most-talked about classicist has never watched a single episode of Britain’s most-talked about TV dating show – but that may soon be about to change. For the last few weeks, the Cambridge scholar Mary Beard has been presenting BBC Two's Front Row Late, touching upon everything from David Cameron’s memoirs to – as briefly as possible – the cultural impact of Love Island. Along the way, Beard has explored the relationship between art and anxiety, the growing redundancy of satire, and our current cult of wellness.

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