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 3

On tonight's show, James Corden, Jimmy Carr and Lorraine Kelly meet a couple who row about the husband's backseat driving, and a boyfriend who refuses to cut back on his hobby of trainspotting.

Further details

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

The Couples

Simon vs Debbie Cox-Ashley
The panel decided that Debbie should stop obsessing over only purchasing cut-price food.

Luca vs Ben Goodwin-Malici
The panel decided that Ben should cut his train obsession down to just one day a month.

Susan vs Graham Jones
The panel decided that Graham should cease his backseat driving.

Broadcast details

Saturday 2nd July 2011
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Dermot O'Leary Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jimmy Carr Guest
James Corden Guest
Lorraine Kelly Guest
Writing team
Ivor Baddiel Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English 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
Dan Mellow Editor
Steve Andrews Editor
Nathan Lindley Editor
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Mat Osman Composer
Simon Greenall Announcer

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