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Three singles of the same sex were introduced to the audience.

They were then asked a question by a single individual of the opposite sex, who could hear but not see them, to choose with whom to go on a date.

The Bethany Platt actress took to the social media site yesterday (December 28) and posted a picture that included boyfriend Tom Leech.

In it, she referred to him as a her "to be husband", according to I would never ask ANYONE else to be my ‘plus one’.

In the final series (2002–03), the format was tweaked; the "Ditch or Date? In 2003, the show was broadcast live to try to improve dwindling ratings. , was shot in early 1985 and fronted by comedian Duncan Norvelle.

John Birt, LWT's director of programmes, and the IBA regulatory body had reservations about Norvelle's camp style.

Blind Date originally ran on Saturday nights from 30 November 1985 to on ITV. The new series began airing on 17 June 2017 in its usual Saturday night slot and is produced by So Television and Stellify Media, a firm part-owned by Sony Pictures Television.

The show had a format similar to the show known in Australia as Perfect Match or in the US as The Dating Game.

Black had seen The Dating Game in the US and enthused about it to LWT's Alan Boyd, who produced Surprise, Surprise and who made the Norvelle pilot.