‘Blind Date’ will begin production this week, according to Channel 5, with the new series thought to be staying true to the original, while also throwing in some modern touches, including the involvement of LGBT contestants for the first time.
Winner of the2013 BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance and2013 British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Personality, and in previous years a clutch of awards from the 2012 National Television Award for Best Talk Show, and the 2012 Loaded LAFTA Award for Best Stand Upand the 2010 TV Choice Awards for Best Entertainment Show.
There were also nominations for Best New British Comedy & Best Comedy Entertainment Personality at the 2009 British Comedy Awards.
Alan Carr: Chatty Man is now firmly established as one of the nation's favourite entertainment TV shows.
Guests from past series include: Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Cameron Diaz, Vin Diesel, Adele, Grace Jones, Drew Barrymore, Robin Williams, David Walliams, Mariah Carey, Russell Brand, Samuel L Jackson, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Robbie Williams, Bette Midler, Sharon Osbourne, One Direction, Gok Wan and Miranda Hart.
When she refused he flew into a rage and threw a ripped up US$20 note at her, told her to 'f*** off' and left her to find way home in the middle of a "dodgy area".