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In the final series (2002–03), the format was tweaked; the "Ditch or Date? In 2003, the show was broadcast live to try to improve dwindling ratings. , was shot in early 1985 and fronted by comedian Duncan Norvelle.John Birt, LWT's director of programmes, and the IBA regulatory body had reservations about Norvelle's camp style.Black had seen The Dating Game in the US and enthused about it to LWT's Alan Boyd, who produced Surprise, Surprise and who made the Norvelle pilot.After two pilots starring Black, the series was commissioned.
The distinctive theme music for Blind Date has a strong resemblance to the jazz standard "Soft Winds" and was composed by Laurie Holloway.
At the height of its popularity in the 1980s, 18.2 million tuned in on a Saturday night.
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