Dating at a Distance: Did Darren win Emma over with his one-liners, or will she have the last laugh?

With a major spike in online dating and thumbs getting 'swipe fatigue,' Yahoo's UK’s new video series takes a different approach to dating during lock-down. Darren, 44, a plumber from Stockport, and Emma, 41, a part-time life coach from Leeds, put their virtual dating skills to the test as they meet for the first time on Yahoo UK's ‘Dating At A Distance.' It doesn't take long to realise that Darren, the self-professed ‘king of one-liners' has found a willing audience in Emma, but whether he managed to woo her with his wit is to be determined... Want to give virtual dating a go? Get in touch by emailing,