Bolton TV presenter Paddy McGuinness is once again spreading the love as he sets on a mission to track down Take Me Out contestants.

The comedian hosted Take Me Out for almost 10 years, until the series finished in 2019, which helped skyrocket his career.

He is now trying to find some of the contestants who appeared on the show to come on the afternoon BBC Radio 2 show as he takes over from broadcaster and media personality Rylan Clarke while he's away. 

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Taking to his Instagram Paddy said: “Attention!

“Did you appear on the mighty Take Me out?

“Have you taken a ride in the Love Lift, or were you one of the Flirty Thirty?

“Married? Single? Kids? I want to hear from you!

“I’d love you to be my guest while I host Rylan Clarke’s BBC Radio 2 show for the next four weeks.

“Let’s go back to the Isle of Fernandos for one last time.”

The Bolton News: Paddy says he has already been "overwhelmed" with the responses so far, and wants people to keep sending their messages in.

He has starred in and presented numerous shows including That Peter Kay Thing, Phoenix Nights, Top Gear, and more.

Paddy will take over the 3pm to 6pm slot on Saturday February 10 and for the following three weeks after that.

Alongside music and a string of guests, his shows will feature the regular quiz Couch Potatoes which sees listeners go head-to-head to test their film and TV knowledge.

The shows will also still feature the Winning at Life segment where listeners are invited to share things that have gone well with them recently.

The presenter previously stepped in to host a quiz on Vernon Kay’s mid-morning show for a number of shows in November while the host was running an ultra-marathon for Children in Need.

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