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.
The show's former host sadly died in 2015.
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
Sadly, Fred will not be present.
Camera-shy fans of ‘First Dates’ can now experience the matchmaking magic for themselves, without becoming minor celebrities
'There’s too much of that on TV now and I’m not interested.'
Paul O’Grady has admitted he decided to host ‘Blind Date’ because he was concerned the show’s legacy could be damaged with
'You’re out of your mind if you think Cilla was all mumsy.'
Filming for the reboot of ‘Blind Date’ is well underway and new host Paul O’Grady hasn’t wasted anytime in spilling the beans
'She no longer felt like the right fit.'