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Five Guys A Week, Channel []; THE DIARY.

Byline: IAN HYLAND on last night's telly, Ashleigh Rainbird at the TRIC awards

Five Guys A Week, Channel 4 ****

Valuable lessons last night for any guys looking to land the woman of their dreams. One: Don't annoy her friends. Two: Don't tell her mum you're skint.

Aspiring country & western singer Scot stepped on both those garden rakes in the first episode of this new dating show - and he was

A single woman - in this case Amy, a mtoast. If that seems a little harsh, this show is probably not for you.

It's a deliciously brutal format that leaves you wondering why people bother dating these days. arketing executive who looked and sounded like Boris Johnson's current partner Carrie Symonds - invites five potential boyfriends to spend a week at her house, then picks them off one by one. Think try before you buy. Or rather, assess before you undress.

Scot had been doing really well until he grabbed his guitar following a night out with the other guys and Amy's friends.

He was in trouble the minute one of Amy's pals pointed out: "It's a special kind of w***** that gets the guitar out at the end of the night."

Then over Sunday lunch, Amy's mum Jackie grilled the remaining candidates on their financial prospects. Scot was a goner before he'd even had chance to mention his favourite busking spots.

In the end Amy chose a wealthy banker called Christian who boasted of having "a signature cologne".

I'm not being judgmental, simply outlining the facts, m'lud.

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TOUGH LOVE Amy was not impressed by aspiring singer Scot

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Author:IAN HYLAND on last night's telly, Ashleigh Rainbird at the TRIC awards
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Mar 11, 2020
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