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Love Island makers say LGBT contestants bring ‘logistical difficulties’
ITV producers say greater inclusivity is a goal for the reality TV hit, but that sexual diversity challenges the show’s format

Hannah J Davies

03, Jun, 2021 @12:46 PM

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Love Island in the time of Corona: will an Aussie replacement suffice?
Plenty of reality shows have foreign counterparts, but while they are sometimes better, they are never quite what you expect

Stuart Heritage

04, Jun, 2020 @11:00 AM

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'Disrespectful and even dangerous': what a relief Love Island has finished
The dating show proved harder and harder to watch as it progressed towards the final, and not only because of the tragedy of Caroline Flack’s suicide

Yomi Adegoke

24, Feb, 2020 @10:04 AM

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Caroline Flack obituary
Television presenter best known for hosting the reality show Love Island

Anthony Hayward

16, Feb, 2020 @3:36 PM

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Laura Whitmore replaces Caroline Flack as Love Island host
Dublin-born presenter steps in after predecessor was charged with assault this month

Hannah J Davies

20, Dec, 2019 @12:10 PM

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Brash, naff and brainless: why Take Me Out is the only dating show we need
Paddy McGuinness’s gameshow – which returns this weekend for its 11th run – remains a welcome relief from the real world

Stuart Heritage

25, Oct, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Killer Camp: it's Love Island meets a slasher movie – and it's murderously good fun
Running every night in the runup to Halloween, ITV2’s terrific new gameshow traps a gang of attractive contestants together ... then starts bumping them off

Stuart Heritage

25, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Head of ITV comedy drops all-male writing teams
Head of comedy tells festival that there are a ‘significant lack’ of women and an ‘awful lot’ of all-male teams

Guardian staff

18, Jun, 2019 @2:45 AM

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ITV reviews support given to Love Island contestants
After Mike Thalassitis’s death, producers look at how to help stars deal with overnight fame

Jim Waterson Media editor

19, Mar, 2019 @8:13 PM

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Evil Monkeys: will ITV2's bananas new show be the next Love Island?
How best to follow up the most popular series of the summer? With a reality game show where simians electrocute Towie stars, of course

Phil Harrison

02, Aug, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Love Island final attracts more than 4 million viewers
Record audiences for ITV2 watched Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham win hit reality show

Jim Waterson Media editor

31, Jul, 2018 @11:45 AM

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Don’t scoff at Love Island. It’s British society laid bare | Leah Green
Love Island was more than the sum of its beautiful contestants’ body parts. It held up a mirror to some uncomfortable truths, writes Guardian journalist Leah Green

Leah Green

31, Jul, 2018 @11:25 AM

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