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Married at First Sight UK 2022: release date, premise, contestants, experts, trailer and everything we know

MAFS UK 2022 cast sitting at a large purple table
Adjust your buttonholes as Married at First Sight UK 2022 is coming soon. (Image credit: Matt Monfredi / Channel 4)

Married at First Sight UK 2022 is almost here with a fresh batch of singletons hoping to get their happily ever after with a complete stranger.

In this outrageous social experiment, the brides and grooms will meet each other for the very first time at the altar and experience all the highs and lows of married life together.

Once again, relationship experts Mel Schilling, Paul C. Brunson and Charlene Douglas will be helping the newly weds throughout their whirlwind journey by sharing their expert advice.

After its record-breaking success with the first series, as well as Married At First Sight Australia, this upcoming series also promises to be bigger and better with a whopping 30 episodes filled with more drama than ever. 

Here's everything you need to know about Married At First Sight UK 2022...

Married at First Sight UK 2022 release date

Married At First Sight UK 2022 will air on Monday, August 29 on E4 at 9pm. There will be 30 episodes in the series, with each one airing on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week.

What happens in Married at First Sight UK 2022?

The official plot summary of the series reads: "The bold social experiment where single people, matched by experts, marry total strangers, who they meet for the very first time on their wedding day."

On top of it being a mammoth 30-episode series, this year's series will also introduce its first lesbian couple, while last year's series welcomed its first gay couple.

Relationship experts Mel Schilling, Paul C. Brunson, and Charlene Douglas will return to the series, bringing their expertise once again to find the hopeful singles their perfect match and offering advice along the way.

Meet the Married at First Sight UK 2022 contestants

Let's meet the contestants hoping to tie the knot to their dream partner...

The brides

The grooms

Who are the experts on Married at First Sight UK 2022?

Charlene Douglas, Paul C. Brunson and Melanie Schilling

Relationship experts Charlene Douglas, Paul C. Brunson and Melanie Schilling. (Image credit: Matt Monfredi / Channel 4)

The show has three relationship experts to assist the contestants on their marriage journeys and the potential problems that could surface between the couples. 

Once again, Mel Schilling, Paul C. Brunson and Charlene Douglas will all be sharing their expertise to help the couples reach the end of the experiment and hopefully achieve their happily ever afters.

Is there a trailer?

Yes, you can watch the fun trailer below where a casual date leads to a full-on marriage ceremony! 

Her parents suddenly appear wearing posh wedding attire and the bride is hesitant initially, but she soon seals the deal with a kiss... until the groom makes a strange declaration!