AFTER months of rumours, ITV has formally confirmed a mid-life spin-off of Love Island – and a glance contained in the ‘villa’,
The community introduced a brand new collection by a name on their web site for amorous, ageing wannabes to enroll.
The collection can be known as The Romance Retreat and can air on the primary channel, not like its youthful sister community.
Producers invite “single mother and father” to audition for extremely anticipated Love Island-esque collection.
The blurb for the present reads: “ITV1 is on the lookout for vibrant single mother and father from throughout the UK on the lookout for love, for a model new relationship present!
“That is the ONLY relationship present the place single mother and father can seek for love by spending time in a luxurious getaway, the place all mother and father are nominated by their grownup youngsters.”
The advert additionally appeared to offer viewers a primary take a look at the “villa” probably for use within the collection.
The picture reveals a good looking trendy path with a glass balcony, surrounded by an intensive backyard.
It looks as if the proper place for love to blossom.
The Solar beforehand reported on plans for a extra mature Love Island-esque present, however it appears the title has modified.
The working title for the present was Your Mum, My Dad.
A TV supply mentioned: “Occasions are altering and the present technology of their 40s and 50s nonetheless care about how they appear, are match and wholesome, are trendy and able to let their hair down.
“This present provides those that settled younger a second likelihood at love whereas nonetheless feeling empowered.
“And, let’s face it, they know their thoughts, can be able to clever dialog, and can probably be rather more adventurous — all of the substances that mainstream Love Island typically lacks.”
A bunch for the brand new collection has but to be introduced by Davina McCall and has made no secret of the truth that she’s been begging to host an older model of Love Island.
The star – who rose to fame in 1998 because the host of Channel 4’s relationship present Streetmate – pitched the thought to ITV bosses who mentioned they have been engaged on an identical idea.
Davina, 55, mentioned: “I am not embarrassed or embarrassed to e-mail a TV firm and ask ‘have you considered this? What about this? Can I do that?’
“I am actually begging ITV to indicate me midlife Love Island.
“I may fill a villa in Love Island with middle-aged folks with one of the best backstories you have ever heard in your life.
“They’ve lived a life, they’re widows, they’re individuals who’ve been by horrific divorces.”