When is The Undateables on Channel 4, what is the show about and has anyone gone on to get married?


THE Undateables is back for another series – its seventh – as it tries to help those struggling to find love.

But what do we know about the show that helps people who find it hard to date and are there any success stories? Here’s what we know…

 The Undateables is back for series seven

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The Undateables is back for series seven

When is The Undateables on TV?

Series seven of The Undateables continues on Channel 4 TONIGHT, Monday October 9, at 9pm.

The fourth episode goes up against Rellik on BBC One, The Human Body: Secrets Of Your Life Revealed on BBC Two, Liar on ITV and Inside the Railway on Channel 5.

If you miss it you can also catch it again on 4OD.

What is The Undateables?

The Undateables is a British reality documentary show that has aired on Channel 4 since April 2012.

The series follows people who have disabilities or learning difficulties on dates.

The show is narrated by Bridget Jones actress Sally Phillips.

 Charley is looking for love

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Charley is looking for love

How popular is The Undateables?

The show has been very successful and has now returned for its seventh series.

The Undateables is twice Bafta-nominated, won Programme Innovation Award at the Edinburgh Television Festival in 2013 and has been nominated for the Broadcast Awards.

The show’s most popular episode was Series 2, Episode 5 which peaked at 3.8 million TV viewers.

Has anyone gone on to get married?

Yes. Brent, who has Tourette’s and Challis went on to get married in Las Vegas after meeting on the show.

Steve, who suffers from Crouzon syndrome which means he has pronounced facial features, is engaged to Vicky after they met on Twitter.

The shop assistant was desperate for a relationship and hadn’t been with anyone for seven years, but eventually went on a date with The Undateables Ellie.

They unfortunately didn’t hit it off, but from there he met Vicky.

Carolyne, who is paralysed from the chest down, has had the ultimate happy ending when she had a baby boy after finding love with Dean.

 Tom Morgan sent viewers wild when he appeared on The Undateables

Tom Morgan sent viewers wild when he appeared on The Undateables

Which “Undateable” attracted the most attention?

Tom Morgan who has Tourette’s Syndrome is still proving popular now, even after a year since he appeared on the show.

The hunky rugby player was on the last series of the show, and during his appearance his Twitter went into melt down with women asking him out on a date, and he is still getting offers.

He told Wales Online: “There are girls from all over the country contacting me and I have done radio interviews in other countries as well and now I have people from everywhere sending me messages.

“I went on a New York and a New Zealand radio show and people from over there are contacting me. It’s quite mad.”

But since the show ended last year Tom hasn’t been waiting around for the perfect woman to turn up.

“I’ve had one or two dates.

“One was quite serious but it didn’t work out.”

Watch Tom from The Undateables who sent fans into a frenzy

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