Producers of the latest season of the reality series – that sees strangers marry their spouses without any initial meetings – promised fans the wait would be worth it with an instalment bigger than ever before.
At 36 episodes, the upcoming run will be the largest series to date and the fixture’s longest-ever stretch on Channel 4.
The process that will guide cast members as they marry their matches, embark on glamorous honeymoons and check in with experts at weekly dinner parties will be led by returning coaches Melanie Schilling, Paul C. Brunson and Charlene Douglas.
Before they say, ‘I do’, let’s meet the brides and grooms who’ve yet to be introduced to each other.
Arthur was born in Poland and moved to England aged 16 with his mother and step-father.
He didn’t speak a word of English and had to take on the role of raising his one-year-old brother so his parents could work.
Now, Arthur is a successful tennis coach and travels all over the world to coach the most successful players.
Brad is from Grimsby and had success from an early age with his modelling career.
Since then, he has ended up feeling overwhelmed with the party lifestyle – so turned to spirituality.
Georges grew up in Romsey and spent most of his childhood in private school followed by boarding school.
Single for the last four years, Georges describes himself as weird and wonderful. He works as a sports rehabilitator.
Luke lives in Clacton and works as a sales executive.
In his local town, he is known as the ‘funny one’ and says he can always be relied upon to make silly jokes.T
The social butterfly is often hitting his goals, but there is one he can’t seem to crack – and that is finding a wife.
Nathanial is from Manchester and works as a jet-setting events marketing manager.
Paul spends his time working as an account manager and lives in Chesham.
Never one to sit still, Paul leads an extremely active lifestyle. He’s a keen footballer, boxer and gym-goer.
From Reading, Terence is a youth worker, DJ and father-of-three and has been listed as the life and soul of the party.
From Wiltshire, Thomas works in investment communications and is a traditional, animal-loving gent.
Spending his teens living in Indonesia with his family sparked a passion in Thomas for travel and adventure.
Ella is from Weston-Super-Mare and works as a clinic consultant.
She lives with her nan, describing them as the dynamic duo everyone needs in their life.
Jay is a sales manager from Lancashire.
From Hampshire, Laura is a finance manager.
She knows what she does and doesn’t want in life since her former partner unexpectedly ended their marriage.
Peggy is from Kent and works as a technology risk partner.
This London-based executive assistant is old school when it comes to love and has traditional values.
She is a very loving single mum and holds her Christian faith in high regard.
Rosaline is a florist from Crewe.
She has been single for six months after her ex-boyfriend broke up with her, which she says was a complete shock and broke her heart.
Shona is a performing arts teacher from Nottingham.
From Leeds, Tasha is a childcare assistant.
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