Davina McCall to speak The Language of Love with Channel 4

Channel 4 has commissioned a new international dating series The Language of Love.

The programme will see a group of Brits and a group of Spaniards pairing up at a dreamy Spanish country estate to see if they can find romance… despite not speaking each other’s language.

Set in a stunning finca in Andalusia, the eight-part series for Channel 4 will be hosted by Davina McCall alongside Spanish TV host, actor and singer Ricky Merino, who will be on hand to interpret how the couples’ relationships are developing.

He has a restraining order out on me” – Davina On Twitter, when commenting on ‘falling in love with Ricky’

A group of Brits seeking romance will travel to Spain where they’ll meet their potential partners – a group of Spanish speakers also looking for their own historia de amor – to test whether love is deeper than just words. Can sparks fly even with a language barrier to overcome?

The newly-formed couples will take part in challenges and tasks to help them test their connection as well as learning more about each other’s countries, their culture and their languages. At the end of the series, will they choose amor or adiós? The international lovers will face a big dilemma: to call it quits, stay together long distance, or perhaps move country to be with their newfound love.

The eight part series is produced by 2LE Media, Motion Content Group and Zeppelin, a Banijay Iberia company.

“This is a truly fresh and entertaining dating experiment that throws up surprising cultural exchanges, hilarious linguistic mishaps and red-hot holiday romances all overseen by the original queen of reality, Davina, and her wonderful Spanish counterpart, Ricky.” – Channel 4’s Phil Harris, Head of Entertainment and Events,

The Language of Love will transmit next year on Channel 4.

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