Love Island 2021 - Sunburnt show: we examine sexual taboos and gender imbalance on season seven

Presenters Iain Leggat and Chelsea Rocks discuss whether Love Island audiences want to see a more open dialogue about sex on screen

NationalWorld’s TV and Culture reporters Iain Leggat and Chelsea Rocks are back for the fourth episode of Love Island video series, Sunburnt.

The eight-episode video series and podcast delves into some key issues related to the show - such as diversity, mental health and sexual taboos - and debates whether season seven has what it takes to win us over again.

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Episode four looks at how Love Island tackles sexual taboos and fetishes on screen. Chelsea and Iain examine whether audiences want to see a more open dialogue about sex on screen, and whether there is a gender imbalance between what the guys and girls can say without audience backlash.

Tyler and Amy in Season 7 (ITV)

Listen as the pair work through the winning formula for – a hit dating show, and whether the Love Island producer want to keep it PG to keep a younger audience.

You can also share your thoughts and engage with NationalWorld’s presenters on Twitter, @Iain_Leggat and @ChelseaRocks__