Written In The Stars is the brand new dating show, hosted by Clara Amfo, from discovery+ that uses expertise from globally renowned astrologers to help 12 singles find true love. Written In The Stars is here to show you there's a lot more to your perfect match than their zodiac sign - and here's how.
Any true lovers of astrology are aware that reading your astrology birth chart is an absolute must when it comes to getting a more rounded look at your stars. Just ask those in the know - astrologers Michele Knight-Waite, Colin Bedell, and Francesca Oddie - who believe they've cracked the code to each of the contestants' perfect match.
Michele, Colin, and Francesca truly believe that they've found each contestant their perfect astrological match and will work tirelessly to help them get to know each other and, ultimately, fall head over heels.
Some contestants are cynical regarding the ancient practice of looking to the stars for guidance, but as relationships develop they'll see their belief systems challenged in the quest for true love.
Can an Aquarius get fierce for a Pisces, and is it true what they say about Scorpios? So, without further ado, let’s meet our 12 singles!
How to watch Written In The Stars in the US and UK
Written In The Stars kicks off on November 27, exclusively on discovery+ (opens in new tab) - the definitive non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service. The show will be available in both the US and UK and the service is available via a variety of platforms and devices including ones from Amazon, Apple, Google, and Samsung.
Who are the astrologers on Written In The Stars?
The show is sure to be just the ticket for those winter blues as it was filmed on location in sunny Greece. The mercury is likely to rise as 12 single strangers, all in search of love and each representing one of the 12 signs of the zodiac, arrive at a mysterious manor house to find they have been matched with someone in the group using their birth charts alone.
So who are the experts guiding these hopeful singles in their quest to find the one?
Psychic, astrologer, broadcaster, TV personality and Sunday Times best-selling author Michele (opens in new tab) is best known as the ‘astrologer to the stars,’ boasting a long list of celebrity clients. With over 40-years experience, Michele has redefined the terms ‘psychic’ and ‘self-empowerment,’ bringing psychics and astrology into the 21st Century with an exciting and contemporary spin which gives ancient wisdom new meaning in today’s fast-moving world.
As the author of Queer Cosmos: The Astrology of Queer Identities & Relationships (opens in new tab) - a comparative Astrological resource for the LGBTQIA+ community - Colin (opens in new tab)is committed to updating ideas on identity, relationships, and spirituality that are inclusive to a wider range of racial, sexual, and gender diversity. A literal Gemini twin astrologer from Long Island, New York, Colin founded QueerCosmos to meaningfully contextualize queer identities across the zodiac and universal spiritual themes. Additionally, Colin leads private natal chart readings and horoscope columns with international publications.
Francesca (opens in new tab) is a relationship astrologer specialising in birth chart matchmaking. As Francesca puts it herself, her mission is to bring the life-changing insights of ‘real’ astrology to as many people as possible. Francesca read Natural Sciences, Biochemistry, Philosophy & Theology at Durham University before moving to Rome. Working as a consultant astrologer, Francesca’s events are engaging, educational and very entertaining, leaving people feeling refreshed and restored to factory settings! Her impressive roster of clients includes Soho House, Bumble, The Ned, Oliver Bonas, and Lululemon.
Who hosts Written In The Stars?
Clara Amfo is one of British radio and television’s most dynamic voices and faces. An award winning broadcaster, podcaster and television presenter best known for her work on BBC Radio 1, where she hosted the official chart and the world famous Live Lounge. She currently hosts the prestigious FutureSounds show, breaking the new music from rising and established artists.
As someone with a lifelong interest in astrology, Clara says, "I think doing the show made me believe even more. Colin, Francesca and Michele - they are not playing, this is legit."
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