Every few minutes a swirling vortex would appear in the air next to Cilla, and she’d shove her hand into it, grabbing out handfuls of Scouse banter and showering it over the audience like confetti.
Blind Date, the world's greatest dating show is coming to TV3 this autumn, with Ireland's top funnyman Al Porter stepping into the role of mischievous matchmaker. To apply simply fill out this application form by midnight on Friday 30th June.
Much-loved dating show Blind Date has made a comeback to our screens following a a fourteen year hiatus. Praising the move by show bosses, Mel told host Lorraine Kelly: '[Blind Date] is so fun and quite racy and the host is gay, so it makes sense...
Its reboot has seen Paul O'Grady take the reins, replacing former host Cilla Back, and Melanie Sykes has joined him as the show's voice-over. it's long overdue.' Blind Date sees one singleton quiz three potential suitors on the show while they are hidden behind a screen.
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As my mother's hair-dryer voomed into life in the kitchen, I was to be found in the living room watching Cilla on Blind Date, contorting myself on the couch (emphatically not a euphemism), often upside down, a combination of ever-stretching limbs and rising hormones making it impossible for me to sit properly and at peace for any significant length of time.