Next Episode of First Dates is
Season 8 / Episode 11 and airs on 27 June 2017 22:00
The First Dates restaurant throws open its doors to single people looking for love.
Ladies' man Luke, who's 30, is ready to give up playing the field and is searching for the one. His date is 29-year-old PR manager Sophie. Tired of turning up to weddings alone, she's looking for a man to become her 'plus-one' in life. But can she remember her date's name? Bristolian mother of three Mandy is looking for someone who can bring some laughter into her life. Her date is 52-year-old gentle giant Andrew, a landscape gardener. All is going well until Mandy - who has Crohn's disease - starts to feel unwell. Supermarket assistant manager Lee doesn't want to be left on the shelf. Can her date, 26-year-old DJ and chatterbox Nadia, overcome her nerves to win over Lee?
After years on the road, 59-year-old professional singer Precious is looking for a man to make sweet music with. Does her date - suave 58-year-old amateur magician Earle - hit the right notes with Precious as he serenades her? Company director John, who's 28, is looking for a man to marry and start a family with. His fellow Scotsman Greig, an old romantic, is looking for a feisty companion, but will John's brutal honesty halfway through the date end their potentially beautiful friendship? Hebe, who's 20, is confused by the dating game and has never been on a date. On the verge of giving up on finding a man, she's pinning all her hopes on her date. She meets 25-year-old fine wine merchant Charles, who's tired of the playboy bachelor life and is looking for a punchy, zingy and full bodied woman. Free-spirited Mancunian musician Charlie, who's 25, is looking for a woman who shares his love of travelling.
Nicky, 44, is reaching for the stars when it comes to finding her perfect partner. This astronaut in training is looking for a man who is out of this world. Her date is Daniel, a well-travelled motoring journalist. He lives life in the fast lane but wants to find a lady to join him on his world adventures. Will the stars collide on their first date? Next is 58-year-old road sweeper Bruce, who isn't prepared to hang up his dating shoes just yet. He wants a lady to share his evenings with and to just love him for him. Bruce's date is mother of two Yvonne. After years of being single, she's ready to put herself first and to find that one true love to keep her company into her twilight years. And 24-year-old professional dog walker Milo is looking for a woman who can keep up with him. His date is straight-talking charity worker and fellow Londoner Angelica, who works with animals all day but wants someone to cuddle up to at night.
Archaeologist Sophie, who's 26, is tired of dating in the modern world. She's looking for a man to settle down with and who shares her passion for all things historical. Can World War II enthusiast and self-confessed nerd Mark, who's 29, sweet talk Sophie with tales of battle grounds and pyramids? Love's no laughing matter for 29-year-old stand-up comedian Kelly, who worries that she tends to intimidate men. Can high-flying entrepreneur Russell handle her banter? Mum-of-four Heather, who's 72, hopes to find a man to keep her company in her twilight years. She meets retired businessman Gary, who's looking for a woman with a lust for life and a passion for adventure. HR director Greig returns to the restaurant looking for a second chance at love. His date is 38-year-old Mancunian financial analyst Shaun, who's after a guy who loves the simple things in life.
Thirty-three-year-old 'Deadly' found fame with his UK garage crew. He may be confident on stage but he's shy and retiring with the ladies. Can he bring his A-game when he meets 27-year-old teaching assistant Helen, who's searching for instant romance? Rock fan and old romantic Anthony, who's 64, meets retired nurse and fellow northerner Barbara, who's an amateur magician with a few dating tricks up her sleeve. Dad-of-two Graeme, who's 33 and six foot five, is on his first date since he sadly lost his wife. Is lofty Graeme the hunk of love that 25-year-old Polish social care worker Daniela has been waiting for? And 26-year-old club DJ Rashun is tired of playing the field. He's looking for a lady who's all woman to settle down with. Cosmetic dental nurse Tara, who's 30, shares Rashun's love of house music; can she be his plus one on the dance floor?
Dominatrix Sherry, who's 65, wants to grow old disgracefully. Although she takes charge at work she wants to find an equal when it comes to love. Chartered surveyor and t'ai chi enthusiast John is looking for a woman who'll bring balance to his life; is he the yin to Sherry's yang? Hannah, who's 40, is looking for a man who shares her love of adventure. The self-proclaimed 'Crocodile Dundee of Swansea', 42-year-old Christmas tree farmer Rob, is never happier than when he's sleeping under the stars. They seem to be the perfect match; have Hannah's Christmases all come at once? Cheeky chappy Jack, who's 24, meets nervous 19-year-old self-confessed dating novice Gemma. And Jenni, who's 26, is a nervous dater too. Her date, 26-year-old IT technician and karaoke crooner David, puts her at ease by serenading her at the dinner table. Will Jenni and David make sweet music as the evening draws to an end?
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