The Marriage Ref. Dermot O'Leary
The Marriage Ref

The Marriage Ref

  • TV panel show
  • ITV1
  • 2011
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

ITV panel show in which comedians and celebrities help solve real-life couples' relationship tiffs by ruling on who is wrong and right. Stars Dermot O'Leary.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 7

Dermot O'Leary is joined by Denise Van Outen and comedians Sarah Millican and Micky Flanagan to decide who is in the right and who is in the wrong in three funny domestic disputes. This week, they will be discussing a husband who is sick of his wife's colourful dress sense and a young woman who gives her pet cat more love and attention than she gives her boyfriend.

The Couples

Raymond vs Sheila Finesilver
The panel decided that Sheila should not compromise her wardrobe or grooming regime.

Marsha vs Phil Hayes
The panel decided that Phil should cut down on his ghost-hunting hobby.

Rory vs Jaclyn Lindsay-McCaffrey
The panel decided that Jaclyn should show Rory more affection.

Broadcast details

Saturday 30th July 2011
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 3rd August 2011 7:00pm ITV2
Saturday 6th August 2011 12:00am ITV2

Cast & crew

Dermot O'Leary Host / Presenter
Simon Greenall Announcer
Guest cast
Sarah Millican Guest
Micky Flanagan Guest
Denise Van Outen 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
Paul Taylor 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
Paul Taylor Producer
Dan Mellow Editor
Steve Andrews Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Mat Osman Composer

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