A couple more of your suggestions after Harriet Gibson asked who you would like to see host the returning Blind Date.
There have been a few votes for comedians in character…
But not many women, we note – perhaps nobody can match Cilla herself?
Who should host the new Blind Date?
31 May, 2003: the day terrestrial television bid a fond ta-ra to Blind Date – the one stop shop for love and a lorra lorra laughs. At the height of its popularity in the 1980s, 18.2 million tuned in on a Saturday night to watch as a selection of lonesome singletons with enormous perms wrestled with food-based innuendo.
This week it was announced that the show is making a comeback. It returns in a very different cultural climate, however. Perhaps the end of Blind Date marked the end of innocence itself. It existed before one could hook up with the nearest ankle fetishist within a 10cm radius within the click of a button. Before you could flick on the TV and see a row of brazen penises on display (Naked Attraction, not The Grand Tour)….