Celebrity First Dates 2016 celebrities revealed: Meet the VIP daters!

Celebrity First Dates 2016 line up


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Celebrity First Dates 2016 is coming to Channel 4 on Friday nights at 9PM and here are the celebrities taking part.

The red carpet has been rolled out and the best silver polished to perfection, as the First Dates restaurant opens its doors to some Very Important Daters.

Each week, Fred and the team welcoming four celebrity diners who are bravely embarking on blind dates with unsuspecting members of the public, in the hope of finding love.

From teen singers to inspiring Paralympians, reality stars to soap actors, a whole range of celebs have signed up for the brand new Celebrity series of four episodes.

"We're hugely excited about the new series of Celebrity First Dates," said executive producer Nicola Lloyd. "It never seems to matter who walks through the doors of the First Dates restaurant, regardless of status we're all vulnerable human beings and our celebrity series confirms this.

"We're proud to be able to maintain the emotional integrity of the series through these four unique celebrity episodes. Be prepared for some romantic matches alongside a few awkward encounters."

Celebrity First Dates airs Friday nights at 9PM on Channel 5 from July 8.

Celebrity First Dates 2016 line up

Episode 1 - July 8
TOWIE's Jess Wright
TV personality Esther Rantzen
Paralympian Will Bayley
EastEnders star Richard Blackwood

Episode 2 - July 15
Pop star Preston
Gogglebox's Scarlett Moffatt
Britain's Got Talent winner Ashleigh Butler
Model and TV personality Jo Wood

Episode 3 - July 22
The Vamps' Brad Simpson
Singer and comedian Bernie Clifton (minus his ostrich, Oswald)
Rugby player Keegan Hirst
Atomic Kitten singer Natasha Hamilton

Episode 4
Made in Chelsea star Jess Woodley
Weather presenter Sian Lloyd
Corrie actor Daniel Brocklebank
Educating Yorkshire's Musharaf Asgar

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