Sara Cox’s new TV dating show aims to match farmers with city-workers


by Emma Dodds |
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Sara Cox will host Love In The Countryside - a new dating show which will unite people living in urban areas with rural residents

A brand new dating show is launching to try and match chaotic city-workers with the more slow-paced rural residents.

Love In The Countryside, hosted by radio presenter Sara Cox, will aim to match those who live hectic lives in urban areas with people living in the country.

The show, aired on BBC Two, have found a group of singletons in the country who are struggling to find a love-match in their small communities.

Some of those are farmers who rely on their land for sustenance, and the show is hoping to show city dwellers who are fed up of the fast-paced lifestyle how to live in the country.

Sara, who herself was brought up on a farm and now lives in London, can appreciate both sides of the coin.

She said: "As a farmer's daughter living in the capital, I'm really excited about uniting rural folks with people from the city.

"I can't wait to journey over hill and dale, through Britain's glorious countryside on my mission to hopefully help love blossom for the people who work the land, lovingly tend their animals but may have neglected their own hearts."

Heather is one of the singletons looking for love on the show (Credit: BBC/ Love In The Countryside) ©BBC/ Love In The Countryside

Rachel Ashdown at BBC Entertainment said: "More than a dating show, Love in the Countryside shines a light on the realities of life where the land and farming is still at the heart of the daily routine.

"With both rural and urban singletons embarking on new experiences across this series I look forward to seeing how contributors from town and country can come together to learn from each other's lives."

Heather, 28, is a singleton from the show from North Yorkshire who works as an equine vet. She said: "Love is just having someone to share things with and someone who understands you, I think that's real love.

"I love horses, I've been riding since I was four-years-old. So it was a no brainer to become a vet. It was nine years of hard work but worth it now... but I'm now ready to fit a man into my busy life."

If you like the sound of the show, you can apply to be on it and check out the dating profiles.

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