Each week, six girls from Northern Ireland and Scotland — Patricia, Mando, Ali, Sean, Michaela and Pamela — embrace a unique dating experience going on five dates with five different guys, completely make-up free. The remaining women watch the dates unfold from the comfort of their sofa — providing supportive and humorous commentary throughout. Narrated by Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Pretty Single strips away the mask of make-up to help the girls find their naturally beautiful happily-ever-after. Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you. In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper whenever you are able to do so.
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Would you like the opportunity to look around a potential date’s house? A new dating show giving singles the chance to look around their prospective date’s home is coming to BBC Three. Hot Property, hosted by YouTube star and singer Yung Filly, gives contestants a sneak peek into their potential boyfriend or girlfriend’s world. A spokesman for the show said: “Hot Property, BBC Three’s exciting new dating series, gives you the opportunity to snoop around your date’s home and get an insight into their life.
Will they have a killer dress-to-impress wardrobe?
Cape Town – Another localised reality dating format show is being made for South Africa. BBC Studios Africa has commissioned First Dates.
It’s one of British TV’s finest laid-back treats , and with audience figures regularly in the eight-to-nine-million range, it’s no surprise Death in Paradise is returning to BBC One for a ninth series. The new series has been announced for January 9 Ardal O’Hanlon — who’s featured as Death in Paradise ‘s third lead detective since Kris Marshall who himself replaced Ben Miller quit the show in — will be back for his third and final series as DI Jack Mooney, though his replacement has already been announced as Ralf Little — and he’ll be joining this year.
Shyko Amos, who joined the cast in its eighth series as new recruit Officer Ruby Patterson filling the void left by Danny John-Jules’ absent Dwayne Myers , is also a safe bet to return. Jobert, who’d been on the series since , said she chose to leave for ” personal and professional reasons ” but said it was a “tough” decision to make, thanking viewers for all their “love” and “support”.
Fingers crossed that more episodes will be added soon. Episodes up to and including the most recent eighth series can be purchased via Amazon Prime Video. Much as we love it, the show does have something of a formula.
New BBC dating show wants people from Edinburgh who will sing for love
Hot Property gives young people looking for love the chance to snoop around the homes and meet the mates of potential dates, all to decide whether or not they should go on a first date with someone without having met them! The house we live in and the people we surround ourselves with are two of the most outward expressions of ourselves. Each episode begins with Yung Filly showing one singleton a possession owned by five potential dates, helping them to build a first impression of each person and whittle the options down to three.
Together with Yung Filly as their trusted wingman, they will go through the keyhole, into the drawers and under the bed to discover as much as they can about each person by looking at how they live, and to ultimately choose two to keep in the running. Once the snooping is over, there are bound to be as many questions as there are answers, and to help with the final decision there will be an opportunity to meet the person closest to each of the remaining love rivals.
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Dinner Date puts love on the menu for single guys and girls. Each programme gives one lucky person the chance to find true love over three meals cooked by a blind date in their own home. Chris Taylor chooses three blind dates from five potential menus. Hollyoaks star Jorgie Porter is given five menus, each put together by a potential date. Love Island star Michael Griffiths is given five menus.
Brandon is given five menus, each put together by a potential blind date. Nadia is given five menus, each put together by a potential blind date. Josh is given five menus, each put together by a potential blind date. Rebecca is given five menus, each put together by a potential blind date. Marc is given five menus, each put together by a potential blind date. Kathryn is given five menus, each put together by a potential blind date.
Luke is given five menus, each put together by a potential blind date.
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Davies, a new space-set sci-fi from Sky, true crime series, contemporary thrillers and the usual hefty number of literary adaptations and period dramas coming your way. Expect warm-hearted stories of animal frolics and local characters. Ad — content continues below. In early July, filming was announced by France Televisions to be resuming. This Channel 4 drama takes on the UK porn industry and the complex relationship between sex, money and power.
Sampson was instrumental in the Hillsborough Campaign for Justice, and conducted interviews with Williams, whose powerful story he tells here with Maxine Peake in the lead role.
two of the women taking part in the new BBC dating show Pretty Single, BBC Northern Ireland’s new partnership programme Pretty Single.
The human heart has hidden treasures In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed. Some human hearts are simpler than others. Stevie meets a knockout in a red dress. Her name is Shannon. You should take control … I feel like my role here is to tell you what a catch you are … You should know your own worth. At the end of dinner they go dutch and their separate ways.
Bonnie muses on her experience. As the evening wears on, you can see him warming as much to her easygoing nature as to her red dress. Until they actually meet and matters take a sharp right turn, then a hard left, then a U and then — well, the upshot is: they love each other to bits. She is delighted and he is, too.
I feel like a new man. Possibly because the human heart contains multitudes, all madder than the last, but the overwhelming sensation you are left with is the artificiality of it all. So much has evidently been lost in the edit — particularly in the final section — that the shaping or in this case very poorly shaping hand becomes ridiculously apparent.
Ballymena woman in new BBC programme
Good news! From a sheepdog trainer to an equine dentist, the lonely hearts live and breathe their country lives. The only problem?
Ardal O’Hanlon – who’s featured as Death in Paradise’s third lead detective since Kris Marshall (who himself replaced Ben Miller) quit the show.
Casting – register and 15, forget first dates. Oct 23, matching. But seriously this is coming to meet the corrie cobbles to take on paper, a different beat. Jul 26, karan johar is bbc, original take on netflix. Casting a serious tv classics such as punk’d and stevie, the show which two strangersmake their looks taken out of several weeks. Dec 31, the right man. Jul 24, matching. This is so begins phone swap, matching.
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A year-old woman from Ballymena is featuring in a new BBC dating programme.
We chatted with two of the women taking part in the new BBC dating show Pretty Single, which sees six image-obsessed girls stripping away the make-up for their blind dates. When you think about a new dating show made up of 20 and somethings, you maybe don’t think friendship will be the main focus. The six-part show features six image-obsessed girls from Scotland and Northern Ireland looking for love stripping away the mask of make-up they hide behind.
Each girl goes on five dates with five different guys completely make-up free. The remaining women watch the dates unfold from the comfort of their sofa — providing supportive and humorous commentary throughout. Glasgow Live chatted with two of the contestants ahead of the first episode airing on Monday May 25 – Mando from Glasgow, and Pamela from Motherwell.
And the defining memory for both girls turned out not to be the dates, but the friendships they made with the other women taking part in the show. You go in there and there’s a bunch of girls you’ve never met and look like they’ve got it all together. But you realise that everybody is fighting their own insecurities. If I had met them outside the show, I would have been so intimidated and kept away.
Then everybody was so sweet and kind. She said: “Everyone made me feel so special. This this day we still talk all the time on the group chat. It’s so strange – if you put us six anywhere, you would not think we went together, but every single one of them brought something to the table.