Funny, heartwarming and utterly addictive - First Dates, now in its sixth season, has cracked the formula for a successful dating show.
But what does it take to create the magic in this show and how do you break through into this ever popular genre?
With unashamedly hopeful and positive outlook, who doesn’t root for the optimistic First Daters - including the celebrities? Did you cross your fingers and hope Esther Rantzen would find ‘someone to do nothing with’, or Musharaf would meet someone who understood him?
Find out how the producers tackle casting, capture the contestants' chemistry and perfectly present those awkward, cringeworthy moments. With a fantastic panel of experts made up of both on and off screen talent, we also uncover the reality of appearing in the show, how nerve-racking it can be and whether this popular show can really find people true love.
So if you want to know how the programme-makers reinvigorated this format using fixed rig, ensure contestants are honestly single, whether Fred and his team really do work at the restaurant, or how they decide which dates we see, then now is your chance! Our panel will be dishing all the tips and hints on how to get ahead in this industry so join us at this not to be missed event!
Dan and Adam - First Daters (watch their date below)
CiCi Coleman - First Dates waitress
Molly Sayers - Producer
Alex Gray - Casting Producer