Melanie Sykes is ‘our Graham’
Ageneration of viewers grew up with Graham Skidmore – or ‘our Graham’ as he was best known – introducing Cilla, but this time Melanie Sykes is behind the microphone.
‘Being the voice of Blind Date is a big deal!’ says Melanie. ‘The beginning of the show is so distinctive. I remember watching the original with my mum and dad. It’d be on as I was getting ready to go out, so I’d be enjoying Cilla with my rollers in, painting my nails. I was thrilled when Paul asked me to do it. I said yes straight away!’