SHRINK THE BOX: 3: The Queen's Gambit - Beth Harmon

Kermode & Mayo’s Take

Feb 14 2023 • 1 min

The often enigmatic chess genius that is Beth Harmon - is the Queen of this week’s episode. Ben and Sasha explore why Beth feels so compelled to clean up after parties - and how her controlled prowess at the chessboard, becomes utter chaos away from it. Don’t forget to check out Season 1 of The Queen’s Gambit to avoid spoilers. Listen and follow Shrink The Box now: Do you have a character suggestion for us? Get in touch! Please email If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode: For the UK, call SAMARITANS on 116 123 Internationally: For UK help via talking therapies contact your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Shrink The Box is a Somethin’ Else Production with Sony Music Entertainment. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email Learn more about your ad choices. Visit