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.
Before the decision Our Graham (replaced in the final ITV series by Tommy Sandhu), who was never seen, gave an amusing reminder of each contestant.
Comedian Patrick Kielty and TV presenter Kate Thornton acted as hosts for the show which featured Dame Edna Everage, Roger Moore, Richard E. It returned again on 16 October 2013 to celebrate Black's 50-year career in the entertainment industry.
Blind Date returned on , as part of ITV's coverage of a concert held outside the Tower of London to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the charity The Prince's Trust.but it was eventually hosted by Cilla Black, who already hosted the LWT series, Surprise Surprise.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.Locations ranged from Bognor Regis or a date in an ice cream factory, to Anguilla or the Maldives.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.With 400 brands in 14 categories of home, personal care and foods products, no other company touches so many people's lives in so many different ways.160 million times a day, someone somewhere chooses a Unilever product.Now more than ever, attractiveness is about being your own man, in your own way.Individuality is the new sexy and attraction is connection, not conquest.John Birt, LWT's director of programmes, and the IBA regulatory body had reservations about Norvelle's camp style.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.