Return of the romantic reality experiment in which experts select compatible couples from a list of applicants, then invite them to tie the knot, in C4’s Married at First Sight

Most brides and grooms feel at least a flutter of wedding-day nerves.

But imagine how it must feel to be meeting your spouse for the first time as you say ‘I do’!


Jack and Verity at their wedding reception

As this series returns, a new batch of singletons have had enough of leaving love to chance and decide to put their future romantic happiness in the hands of science and logic.

Are they brave or bonkers?

After telling their nearest and dearest the happy news that a complete stranger will be joining the family, nurse Steph and property manager Jonathan, plus office manager Verity and IT consultant Jack (pictured), agree to give married life a try despite never having met before.

TV Times rating: ***