12/05/2014 04:38 BST | Updated 12/05/2014 06:59 BST

Cilla Black: 'I Got The ‘Blind Date' Job After Being Told I Was The Most Sexless Presenter On TV'

Cilla Black has revealed the not-so-flattering motive behind TV producers’ decision to make her the host of the classic dating show ‘Blind Date’.

The Liverpudlian has also explained how she pushed to get the show, which is based on an Australian programme, on UK television.

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