Mary Beard

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TV tonight: Grantchester is back with another whodunnit to solve
Tom Brittney and Robson Green return as Will and Geordie, and are at loggerheads with the latter’s new boss. Plus: Mary Beard goes inside culture. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale, Alexi Duggins and Simon Wardell

11, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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TV tonight: glass-ceiling smashers pull anti-female prejudice apart
Mary Beard and guests look at the effects of stereotyping on women in power today. Plus the Essex couple with £60,000 to spend on their garden … Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall and Simon Wardell

25, Feb, 2022 @6:10 AM

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The week in TV: Pam & Tommy; Mary Beard’s Forbidden Art; Station Eleven; Race & Medical Experiments: What’s the Truth?
A transformed Lily James gives us a fully rounded Pamela Anderson; Mary Beard finds no end of illicit art; and an eye-opening documentary explores vaccine hesitancy through the lens of race

Barbara Ellen

06, Feb, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Top 10 books about the Roman empire | Greg Woolf
From Edward Gibbon to Asterix the Gaul, the astonishing endurance of the largest state Europe has ever known continues to inspire a compelling literature

Greg Woolf

08, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Mary Beard: ‘If we want to understand the pandemic, we need the arts’
The classicist on owning her TV image, dealing with internet trolls, and why her new book on Roman emperors sheds light on our preoccupation with statues

Rachel Cooke

19, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Latin to be introduced at 40 state secondaries in England
£4m scheme will form part of government effort to counter subject’s reputation as elitist

Miranda Bryant

31, Jul, 2021 @11:14 AM

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TV tonight: behind the scenes at Glastonbury in the 1990s
BBC Two travels back in time to a scorching decade of Glastonbury festivals. Plus: Gregg Wallace dons the lederhosen to tuck in to schnitzel and beer. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Simon Wardell

25, Jun, 2021 @5:20 AM

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TV tonight: celebrate a decade of Robert Popper’s sitcom Friday Night Dinner
Come for the insight, stay for the behind-the-scenes footage of the late Paul Ritter. Plus: Mary Beard goes inside culture. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Hannah Verdier, Jack Seale and Damon Wise

28, May, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Mary Beard to fund classics students from under-represented groups
Academic and broadcaster will give £80,000 to support two students at Cambridge as parting retirement gift

Sally Weale

14, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Rod Ponton is not a cat, but he gave us plenty of lockdown joy | Rebecca Nicholson
The Texas lawyer trapped in a Zoom filter perfectly encapsulated the surreal working life so many of us endure

Rebecca Nicholson

13, Feb, 2021 @6:00 PM

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'Witch' tweets reflect society's fear of older women, says Mary Beard
Inside Culture host draws parallel between witch trials of the past and the online abuse she receives

Matthew Weaver

09, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Martin Scorsese in lockdown: an auteur's eye view of house arrest
The 77-year-old director’s thoughtful movie dispatch from his New York study for Mary Beard’s TV culture show is an affecting treat, and an honest reflection on ageing

Peter Bradshaw

29, May, 2020 @3:51 PM

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