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On the origin story that birthed a passion for classics, the catharsis of being the only female lecturer in her Cambridge University faculty during the rise of 1970s feminism, and the failings of her LRB article on 9/11, the national treasure that is author, presenter, and professor Dame Mary Beard goes Out to Lunch with Jay Rayner at The Cambridge Club Festival. 

Mary and Jay snack on an afternoon tea spread, including the famous Chelsea Buns, from Tim Hayward at Fitzbillies, Cambridge: 

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Out To Lunch is a Somethin’ Else and Jay Rayner Production. 

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