Romford singleton wines and dines woman on hit Channel 4 show First Dates
PUBLISHED: 14:50 30 August 2016 | UPDATED: 09:58 01 September 2016
Millions tuning into the popular Channel 4 dating show last night would have seen a new round of singletons entering a swanky London restaurant hoping to be lucky in love.
Among the five couples featured in the episode was Romford man Oliver Bush who was hoping to find the woman for him.
The 28-year-old met Kirsty, originally from Wales and Oliver says he really enjoyed the date despite her setting the bar quite high for a first date.
In the episode, the receptionist tells Oliver about her growing desire to settle down soon and start a family.
Unfortunately the pair have not met up again since their date which was played out in front of millions last night.
“She is a really nice girl, I got on with her quite well and I honestly don’t have a bad word to say about her,” Oliver said.
“We’re just two different people and she wants something now that I can’t really offer as my job is so busy and I’m always on the move.”
The Romford man also managed to escape a potentially awkward moment when he briefly forgot Kirsty’s name and needed the help of First Dates maitre d’ Fred Sirieix.
But friends have been in touch with Oliver since his appearance on the show and he says he is happy with the response.
“All my friends have said I came across quite well and I didn’t show myself up,” the 28-year-old said.
“But that’s what I’m like in day-to-day life, people saw the real me and I was not giving out a fake image.”
Despite being unlucky in love this time, the “family-orientated man” is carrying on his search.
Oliver said: “At the moment I am talking to someone who is a really lovely girl so we shall see.
“My mum and dad have been together for 35 years so I want to be with someone who I think can match that.”