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Cornwall With Simon Reeve (Today, BBC2, 8.10pm)

Simon Reeve is best known for his travels across distant or treacherous terrain: forced by 2020 to rein in his intrepid spirit, however, he finds an important story closer to home.

Cornwall has long suffered from the decline of its traditional industries; now, lockdown threatens tourism, the primary source of income for so many of its inhabitants.

Reeve meets those dependent on the trade for their livelihoods — the team behind the Taco Boys food truck, for example, hoping to earn enough from the season to see them through the winter — but he also explores the deeper roots of the area’s deprivation, looking at the shortage of affordable housing in this land of

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