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Single people from the Highlands invited to apply to online dating show Zoom to Groom

By Amanda Scott

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Zoom To Groom. Picture: Facebook @fromzoomtogroom
Zoom To Groom. Picture: Facebook @fromzoomtogroom

Could you find love in lockdown?

Online dating show Zoom to Groom is calling for single people from the Highlands to apply.

The concept is simple: singletons are set up on 90 second speed dates with three possible matches - and their dates are broadcast LIVE on air, Saturday nights from 10pm.

Viewers can watch and interact with the laughs, the awkward moments, and the blossoming love on Facebook, Youtube and Twitch.

Zoom to Groom became a cult online hit after married dad-of-three Andy Dunlop, from Darvel, decided to create some home entertainment during lockdown with his own ‘virtual pub’ The Stayin’ Inn.

From Mondays to Fridays he hosts pub quizzes for charity, hitting over 100,000 participants and raising over £50,000 so far for various causes. But on Saturday nights he decided to do something different, and Zoom to Groom was born.

Creator and host Andy said: “Zoom to Groom started as a group chat with friends about how difficult dating was going to be during lockdown. We could never have anticipated how popular it would become. From the start it was clear people loved watching it, as well as taking part.”

The show caught the eye of BAFTA-winning Producer/Director Hannah Currie, from Glasgow, who came on board to launch series two of Zoom to Groom - with a revamped look and some unexpected twists and turns.

Episode One and Episode 2 of the new series have each reached over 10,000 viewers cross-platform, and counting.

Hannah said: “My friends told me about Zoom to Groom so I tuned in and honestly it was the most entertaining thing I’ve seen all year, never mind in lockdown. I reached out to Andy about developing the show for a bigger audience and the buzz just keeps growing and growing!”

Single people who want to apply just need to fill out this simple online application form and we will be in touch!

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