On Thursday evening’s episode of the hit dating show, Alfie Bo tears Love Island’s Ekin-su Kalkuloglu to tears as he serves her and partner David Sanclimenti.
That English stint and the actor, who previously performed for The Queen during their Diamond Jubilee celebrations, sang for the duet as part of the show’s series of “epic” end dates.
Akin-su and David are greeted by their surprise entertainment after closing in on a night-time date in a romantic Colosseum-style setting.
Along with a guitarist, Bo, 48, sang when the duet entered the venue, which was lit with dozens of lanterns, and set with a private dining table.
“It’s a great pleasure to perform for you tonight, have a wonderful night, and enjoy your date,” Boye told them.
The singer joins many famous faces, including Craig David, Mabel and Tom Zanetti, who have also performed on the show in recent years.
In the eighth and current series, The Islanders have already been considered for live performances by Becky Hill and DJ Joel Corey.
After Bo’s brief performance, Ekin-su and David share their feelings for each other.
Almost speechless Ekin-su said: “It’s like I’m in a dream.”
David toasts them, saying: “To our beautiful experience and hopefully we will be there forever – it will be forever.”
Ekin-su said: “This is probably the most romantic date I’ve ever had in my life. I just can’t get over it. Purely because it’s everything I’ve always wanted.”
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After finishing the champagne glass and taking a breath, she said: “I’ve realized that, as long as you’re with me, there’s no room for me.
“I told you, it’s going to be one heck of a ride – you and me. Just gear up.”
Bo gained recognition for his performance of Jean Valjean in the musical Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theater and in 2016 playing the lead role in Finding Neverland on Broadway.
He was made an OBE in the 2019 Birthday Honors for his services to music and charity.
Elsewhere on Thursday night’s episode, Adam Collard and Paige Thorne were also treated to an epic date as they boarded a luxury boat.
During their time alone the couple discussed their feelings for each other and looked forward to their lives outside the villa.
Adam told his partner: “I tried to calm it down, it didn’t work at all. It lasted 24 hours, if that.”
Paige replied: “We’re both playing it well?”
Adam added: “I’m excited to meet your family. I really know they’ll love you dearly. Family is a big part of me. I know how they’ll feel about you anyway.”
“I feel the same way about my parents. They will definitely root for you,” Paige said.
Dami Hope and Indiyah Pollack discussed their future as a couple while enjoying an energetic street party, complete with drummers and flamenco dancers on their final date together.
Sitting down to eat and discuss their time together, Dami said to her partner: “This is extraordinary stuff.”
India replied: “I never expected to meet you. In fact, I’m so happy, and how far we’ve come and really all about you.”
He later said: “All roads now lead to Damia.”
Dami even floated the idea of moving from Ireland to London to be with her, saying: “It makes sense.”
Ending the date, he officially asked India if she would be his girlfriend, to which she agreed.
“I have a girlfriend … it’s about time,” he said.
Five couples are now in the race to be crowned the winners of Love Island 2022 and will take home the £50,000 prize.
Gemma Owen and Luka Bish, and Tasha Gouri and Andrew Le Page will join Akin-Su and David, Indiah and Dami, and Paige and Adam in the dating show finale on August 1.
Love Island airs on ITV2 and ITV Hub at 9 pm.