Blind Date

Paul O'Grady Suggests BBC Wouldn't Include Same-Sex Couples On 'Blind Date'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Paul O’Grady has lauded Channel 5 for championing same-sex relationships on the new series of ‘Blind Date’, while suggesting the BBC would not b...

'Blind Date' Viewers Had A Very Mixed Reaction To Channel 5's Reboot

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Paul O’Grady’s rebooted version of ‘Blind Date’ received a mixed reaction from viewers as it made its debut on Saturday (17 June) night. The ...

I'd Never Go On A Blind Date - So Why Do I Love To Be A Fly On The Wall?

The Guyliner | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
The Guyliner

Long before smartphones became our primary way of finding love, we relied on our mates to hook us up with someone suitable. Pics were harder to come by - and although vanity is nothing new, even one generation back it was not the done thing to have a self-portrait handy in case your friends wanted to play Cupid.

Paul O'Grady Reveals Cilla Black Will Still Be A Big Part Of The New 'Blind Date' On Channel 5

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Having been part of ITV’s Saturday night line-up for 18 years, you’d be hard-pressed to find an adult who doesn’t remember ‘Blind Date’. Of ...

'First Dates' Fans Can Now Have A Blind Date Inspired By The Show At This Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Camera-shy fans of ‘First Dates’ can now experience the matchmaking magic for themselves, without becoming minor celebrities. A restaurant in Not...

Paul O'Grady Was 'Terrified' At The Thought Of 'Some Reality Person' Hosting 'Blind Date'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Paul O’Grady has admitted he decided to host ‘Blind Date’ because he was concerned the show’s legacy could be damaged with the wrong presenter...

Paul O’Grady Jokes Friend Cilla Black 'Took Cocaine' And Left Him ‘Blind Date’ In Her Will

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Filming for the reboot of ‘Blind Date’ is well underway and new host Paul O’Grady hasn’t wasted anytime in spilling the beans about his friend...

'Blind Date' Bosses Switch Gears, 'Aiming New Series Towards Older Viewers'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Blind Date’ bosses have reportedly made a change in their approach to the upcoming reboot, and will now be aiming the show towards “older viewe...

Channel 5 Announces Voiceover For 'Blind Date' Reboot, And It's Not 'Our Graham'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Melanie Sykes is joining the team of the upcoming ‘Blind Date’ reboot, which will air on Channel 5 later this year. The TV personality will serve ...

Paul O'Grady Actually Turned Down 'Blind Date', But Changed His Mind For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Paul O’Grady has admitted he initially turned down the chance to front ‘Blind Date’, but changed his mind when he realised she would have found ...

Cilla Black's Son Has His Say After Paul O'Grady Is Announced As New 'Blind Date' Host

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Cilla Black’s son has voiced his support for Paul O’Grady, following the news that he’ll be presenting the new series of ‘Blind Date’. After...

Paul O'Grady Will Be Getting A Bit Of Help From A Familiar Face On 'Blind Date'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Although Paul O’Grady has been announced as the main host of the ‘Blind Date’ reboot, Vicky Pattison will still have a role in the show, it has ...

Channel 5 Confirms New Host Of 'Blind Date'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Despite our calls for Jane McDonald to be named as the new host of ‘Blind Date’, Channel 5 has decided to go with another name to front their rebo...

Bravo Blind Date For Including LGBT Contestants - Our Cilla Would Be Proud

Matt Horwood | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Matt Horwood

Representation alone might not create a world where all LGBT relationships are accepted as equal, but it's a start. And broadcasters should take not just responsibility, but in fact pride, in helping create positive change for our community.

9 Reasons Why Jane McDonald Needs To Host The ‘Blind Date’ Reboot

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Some things in life are just meant to be together: Ant & Dec, chips and gravy... and Jane McDonald and ‘Blind Date’. With a new series of the cla...

‘Blind Date’ Revival Will Feature LGBT+ Contestants For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

The upcoming ‘Blind Date’ revival will feature LGBT+ contestants, it has been revealed. Channel 5 is currently in the process of finding a new ho...

Holly Willoughby Speaks Out On 'Blind Date' Presenting Rumours

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Holly Willoughby has ruled herself out of replacing Cilla Black as the new host of ‘Blind Date’. The ‘This Morning’ presenter has repeatedly b...

Cilla Black's Friend Christopher Biggins Slams Channel 5's 'Blind Date' Reboot

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Christopher Biggins has slammed the decision to bring back ‘Blind Date’. The star, who was a close friend of the show’s late host Cilla Black, ...

'Blind Date' 'To Return' After 13 Years, But Who's Been Tipped To Replace Cilla Black?

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

The original dating show ‘Blind Date’ is to return for a brand new series, more than a decade after it left our screens, it has been claimed. Acco...

Holly Willoughby Follows In Cilla's Footsteps Again

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Holly Willoughby has further cemented herself as the new Cilla Black after landing her own dating show. READ MORE: Holly And Phil's Latest Innue...

Don't Feel Old But... These 15 TV Shows All Debuted 30 Years Ago!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

As we prepare to bid fond farewell to Cilla Black on Thursday, it comes as a surprise to discover that 'Blind Date', the show she presided over and to...

Paul O'Grady 'Had To Pocket Cilla's Million-Pound Jewels On Dicey Nights Out'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Cilla Black had to rely on her friend to hide her valuable jewellery on big nights out in "quite dicey nightclubs". Longtime showbiz pal Paul O'G...

As Much as We'd Like to Believe It, Love Isn't Blind... Yet

Tom Pey | Posted 23.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Pey

Here at RLSB (whilst we aren't running a dating service our pilot event was just the start of things to come) we want blind young Londoners to go out and live their life - and part of this is having the self-confidence to find someone to share it with.

Burger Blind Date at TGI's...

Paige Hiley | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Paige Hiley

The night rounded off with what could only be the most embarrassing and funny thing in the whole of TGI's... receiving our burger face pictures. Earlier on a guy came around snapping pictures of us making our 'burger faces' before we tucked into the delicious food. You can see my stunning burger face below...

The Day I Was Set-Up - When Matchmaking Goes Awry

Chris Rooney | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

A new dating avenue opened up to me the other week when a friend wanted to set me up with his girlfriend's friend - "the introduction" - a classic high-risk/high-gain manoeuvre. I was very excited. Should things go well, I thought, we could all form a summer gang and link up for festivals and beer garden larks.