Scarlett Moffatt

Scarlett Moffatt to investigate the increase in Tourette’s syndrome and tics in teenagers

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The one-off special is close to Moffatt’s heart because she developed facial tics from Bell's Palsy when she was 12 years old, which lasted for two years. 

During the pandemic, doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital and St Thomas’ have found a significant rise in the number of teenagers suffering from Tourette’s syndrome or tic disorders. 

In the past, doctors would receive four to six referrals per year and they now receive that number per week. 

Scarlett Moffatt to host new ITV2 dating show Love Bites

Love Bites will see three suitors battle it out in the kitchen for a date with a single foodie.

Using the same set of ingredients, the suitors will each cook a three-course meal for the foodie to judge, and Moffatt will be there to guide the singletons as they draw on all their culinary might in the pursuit of love.

Moffatt said: "I’ve always been obsessed with both dating and cookery shows so this rolled into one really is the dream gig for me.

Scarlett Moffatt signs up for two new shows for Channel 4

Moffatt, who is currently appearing on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway on ITV, will join Alan Carr in a new Channel 4 entertainment show which will be recorded later this year.

She will also present a reboot of nineties classic Streetmate, in a role originally made famous by Davina McCall . Shy singletons will get a helping hand from Moffatt who will scour the streets to find people dates in towns and cities across the UK.