Mary Beard to host TV version of Radio 4’s Front Row

Cambridge classicist to anchor new Friday night series of live arts debates on BBC Two

Mary Beard is to be the new regular presenter of the TV version of Radio 4’s Front Row, with the BBC returning live arts debate to a Friday night slot.

The Cambridge classicist has been named as the anchor for a series of six programmes that will be broadcast after Newsnight at 11pm, promising “cultural debate, critical reviews and interviews”.

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