Tonight on First Dates the big debate was how you wipe your bum, is it standing up or sitting down? Yes this is the calibre of the discussion on the programme tonight – it’s a far cry from the feels I got watching last week.… Read on
Over the weekend my attention was drawn to this opinion piece by Steve Downes which criticises UKIP for their support of the Tory candidate in North Norfolk. The ‘Blukip’ coalition – prevalent now across the country – is an attempt to unseat sitting MPs.… Read on
What’s the best way to deal with dating with a foot fetish? Announcing it on a first date, in a busy restaurant, on national television it would seem. Read on for all of the gossip from the latest First Dates episode, where one guest declared his “thing for feet” in front of fellow diners.… Read on
25 tweeters from across the progressive political spectrum to follow during the General Election.
1. Britain Elects (@britainelects)
One thing the last UK, US elections and the EU referendum has taught us is not to read too much into opinion polls.… Read on
Tonight in the restaurant we discovered that not all rugby lads are twats. Female viewers were either swooning over Toby, or all-girl couple Nancie and Noura.
Toby and Bree
22-year-old marketing manager Toby is a rugby player. He’s hoping to tackle his laddish perception.… Read on
First Dates is back for a brand new series and Fred, ooerlin, Laura and Cici are back in the restaurant this time rather than their French hotel. With a General Election announced on the same day I think we’re all going to need the sentimental joyful feeling of this show over the next seven or so weeks.… Read on
It’s Valentine’s Day, so what better way to get us all into a romantic mood than with Fred and the gang in the First Dates restaurant? A return of the original series is long overdue – you simply cannot beat normal singletons from all over the country braving it in the restaurant.… Read on
It’s Christmas and at last we finally saw Sam and Cici revealing their feelings for each other in First Dates’ own Love Actually moment to end the series.
Oh em gee. Did they or didn't they? @sam_conrad1 @CiCi_Coleman #firstdates pic.twitter.com/qZu2gsCVjz
— Jono Read (@jonoread) December 19, 2016
Yasmin and Ryan
29 year old operations manager Yasmin is looking for a new partner in time for Christmas.… Read on
I used to think I knew a lot about politics and about what people wanted from politicians. But this year has really tested me. I mean I understand the frustration that people want a different kind of politics that speaks for them.… Read on
Tonight in the First Dates restaurant it was another first – a family Double Date was on the cards. Could Fred match a mother and son duo with two new partners?
Bobby and Tyler
Bobby 30-year-old from Essex has come along with his mum on a double date in the First Dates restaurant.… Read on