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The reality game show that throws down the ultimate gaydar gauntlet, with money at stake for the man who can 'play it straight'.

Series Cast

  1. Jameela Jamil as Herself - Presenter

    Jameela Jamil

    Herself - Presenter

    8 Episodes

  2. Alan Carr as Narrator (voice)

    Alan Carr

    Narrator (voice)

    8 Episodes

  3. Cara Finnegan

    Herself (uncredited)

    8 Episodes

  4. Gary Albert Hughes

    Gerald the Troubadour (uncredited)

    8 Episodes

  5. Robert Castell

    Pablo the Troubadour (uncredited)

    8 Episodes

  6. Zoe Hardman

    Herself (uncredited)

    6 Episodes

  7. Alan Cumming as Narrator (voice)

    Alan Cumming

    Narrator (voice)

    6 Episodes

  8. June Sarpong as Herself - Presenter

    June Sarpong

    Herself - Presenter

    6 Episodes

  9. Brian Beacock as Troubadour

    Brian Beacock


    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Series 2

2012 | 8 Episodes

Eleven boys and one girl arrive in Spain to participate in what they think is a show called Dream Date, until Jameela Jamil reveals that they're actually taking part in Playing It Straight...

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Playing It Straight
Playing It Straight


Status Ended


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Type Reality

Original Language English


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