Melanie Sykes to join Channel 5’s Blind Date

/ 4 April 2017

Melanie Sykes is set to join the iconic and original dating show Blind Date when it returns to TV screens this summer.

Melanie Sykes joins the show, hosted by Paul O’Grady, taking on the voiceover role previously held by Graham Skidmore, affectionately known to the nation as ‘Our Graham’. Melanie will be helping contestants make their minds up and supporting Paul O’Grady with the famous recap and reveal.

Blind Date moves into production this week, as a new generation of love-seeking contestants compete against each other to hook up with their potential love match, hiding behind the legendary sliding panel.

On joining the show Melanie Sykes said: “It’s an honour to be joining such an iconic show and to be working alongside my dear friend Paul. I can’t wait to help a new generation find love on the show.”

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