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Fiona Wolstenholme How far would you agree with the opinion that 'Blind Date' as a formulaic programme format depends for its success upon the encouragement of gender, social and cultural stereotypes? Write a critical and analytical review of one episode of the programme.
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Fiona Wolstenholme "How far would you agree with the opinion that 'Blind Date' as a formulaic programme format depends for its success upon the encouragement of gender, social and cultural stereotypes?" Write a critical and analytical review of one episode of the programme. You may consider: ?é?À Use of character 'types' ?é?À Language ?é?À Arrangement of the programme ?é?À Technical aspects 'Blind Date' is a popular, intellectually undemanding, Saturday night show that attracts over eight million viewers every week. But why? Is it Cilla's 'contagious' laugh? Or is it the interesting, exotic places...
judged and then pigeon holed. 'Blind Date' obviously encourages this but it just shows the mentality of the eight million British viewers who watch it every week. The people on the show are pretentious and fake but they are encouraged to be like this. Surely, this is wrong because when the programme is seen by its target audience they will believe that they too have to fit into a certain stereotype. 'Blind Date' crushes your individuality and the only thing it is good for is to raise your self-esteem by reassuring yourself that you will never be that desperate.
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