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PLEASE DO NOT SWEAR! Big Mutha McCall to host ITV reality show 

BIG Mutha Davina McCall is set to front a new reality show on ITV, telly sources have confirmed to Politicalite. 

The OG Big Brother presenter will front ‘The Romance Retreat’ on ITV1 and ITVX. 

The show has been dubbed ‘Love Island’ for oldies pipped for a debut later in 2023 on ITV1 and ITVX after pleading with the broadcaster to let her helm the show. 

The 55-year-old television personality also said in a video posted on her Instagram page: “I made it happen. I willed there to be an amazing new dating programme for grown-ups. People who have lived a life, been through experiences, bad, moving, hard, tough lives. They’ve got luggage but they deserve love. 

“And it’s happening. It’s coming to ITV1 soon and we want to know if you want to be on it.”

In the caption of the video, Davina wrote: Omg.. i manifested and it came true !! I’ll be hosting a brand NEW grown up dating series for ITV1 !! 

“ This is a show for single parents who have lived a life , have stories to tell about their dating pasts and deserve another chance at love and I’m gonna help you

“It will all take place in the most romantic countryside location !! 

“We are still casting so if u want my help finding love and u have a child who is over 18 , what are you waiting for ??? ( particularly u eligible men .. where are you ?!”

She concluded the post, writing: Sign up here It’s going to be AMAZING !x”

This come after the network announced in January that we were working on casting the show. 

The channel said: “ITV1 are looking for vibrant single parents from across the UK who are in search of love, for a brand new dating show! This is the ONLY dating show where single parents can search for love, by spending time in a luxury retreat, where all the parents have been nominated by their grown up children.”


The Romance Retreat launches on ITV1 and ITVX later this year.



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