The Marriage Ref. Dermot O'Leary. Copyright: Zeppotron.

The Marriage Ref

ITV panel show about relationships. 7 episodes (1 series) in 2011. Stars Dermot O'Leary.

Series 1, Episode 1

Dermot O'Leary is joined by Sarah Millican, Jimmy Carr and Gery Halliwell to deliberate the fate of three couples. The issues at stake are pickles, maturity, and lists...

Further details

The Couples


Kieran vs Paula O'Connell
The panel decided that Paula should cut out her constant 'to do' list making.

Daphne vs Martin Neville
The panel decided that Martin should carry on buying and making pickles.

Emily vs Buddy Williams
The panel decided that Buddy should grow up a bit.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 18th June 2011
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Dermot O'Leary Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jimmy Carr Guest
Geri Halliwell Guest
Sarah Millican Guest
Writing team
Ivor Baddiel Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Les Keen Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Swimer Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jim Hickey Director
Gemma Rawcliffe Director
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Karen Murdoch Producer
Sam Eastall Producer
Jim Hickey Producer
Gemma Rawcliffe Producer
Russell Balkind Producer
Sam Pinnell Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Simon Greenall Announcer
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