The much-loved host passed away at her holiday home in Spain in 2015 at the age of 72, with her sons confirming she had died from a stroke after a fall.
She married her husband Bobby Willis in 1969 and the couple had three sons together and a daughter who tragically only lived for a few hours.
These tunes are joined with more famous tracks from the era, including Twist and Shout by the Beatles and California Dreamin' by The Mamas and The Papas.
The show had a format similar to the show known in Australia as Perfect Match or in the US as The Dating Game.
Three singles of the same sex were introduced to the audience.
He said: ‘I was in complete shock at the time and now after posting it on Twitter, my phone has gone potty.
‘Normally when you bump into people on the street it’s a bit mad but for us it was even more intense as I had to get off the Tube.’ Sadly Cilla won’t be there to stoke the romance this time, but maybe they’ve got a better chance of hitting it off without the cameras in their faces?
Locations ranged from Bognor Regis or a date in an ice cream factory, to Anguilla or the Maldives.
In the final series (2002–03), the format was tweaked; the "Ditch or Date? In 2003, the show was broadcast live to try to improve dwindling ratings. , was shot in early 1985 and fronted by comedian Duncan Norvelle.
The audience may have wolf-whistled and honked the hunk of the trio, poured into one of those ridiculously high stools behind the screen, but it was the funny one who often got picked. The one who would make you smile, rather than the one who would offer to ‘let you run a data analysis on my package.’ on a Saturday night. Because, when it comes to dating, discretion is the better part of valour. If you’re going anywhere that involves sitting then, for the love of stretched seams and building middles, just get a proper table. We can all pick apart a stranger out of insecurity and low self-esteem.
Families, grandmothers, single men cleaning out their drill bits, bored nurses on the renal ward, teenagers eating Doritos in Stourbridge and flatmates sitting uncomfortably on their sagging sofa bed. The squashed testicles, the nervously crossed knees, the straining gussets and ill-judged buttons – sitting on a high stool is the dating equivalent of trying to eat a banana underwater – unnecessarily hard, unflattering and extremely unsexy. But, sometimes, if you really do want to be happy, you have to allow somebody in.
Cilla, who was born Priscilla Maria Veronica White, hosted the popular show in the 1980s and 1990s and it quickly became a Saturday night favourite.
The show involved a contestant asking questions to three hidden members of the opposite sex.
And not just because he asked me if I believed in dragons. I’m loathe to admit it, but there is more to sexual attraction than simple muscle density.