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Blind Date - Series One, Episode Three

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1989

The basic format of Blind Date involves putting a series of questions to three potential dates who can't be seen. First in the driver's seat is Natalie, a “part-time actress and model who would love to meet somebody fast and exciting”  although not too fast. Her choices are a “Greenpeace supporter”, an accounts clerk, and a welder who likes to work out. Watch out for Suzanne Paul as one of the show's later suitors, who gets laughs for making clear the romantic impact of a well-built wallet. Two contestants also provide a post-mortem on their blind date.

If you were to be in a movie, what movie would it be and what part would you star in?
– Natalie, to one of her suitors

Key Cast & Crew

Suzanne Paul

Subject

Dave Jamieson

Presenter

Suzy Clarkson (née Aiken)

Presenter

Andrew Shaw

Director

Glen Baker

Writer

Adam Long

Writer

See all 16 credits

Acknowledgements

A Fremantle Concept Production, TVNZ production made under exclusive licence with Fremantle Concept Productions. Limited rights available for New Zealand use.  All other rights rest with Fremantle Concept Productions.

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