'No wonder it was a one hit wonder!' Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton admit to BOOZING while filming decade-old dating show... as they begrudge getting 'so old'

Their long-standing friendship is one of the most iconic in showbiz.

And Holly Willoughby was feeling reflective of her union with Fearne Cotton as they sat down for a chat on Tuesday morning's episode of Lorraine while wowing audiences with a very retro throwback. 

The pals watched a clip from their 2007 show Holly & Fearne Go Dating, in which they paired up couples in Hell's Kitchen restaurant although they admitted to drinking during filming. 

Holly's friendship with Fearne dates back a whopping 17 years, after they met while launching their TV careers, after which they won an array of co-presenting jobs, most memorably their ongoing roles on Celebrity Juice. 

While their panelists parts alongside Keith Lemon have become somewhat iconic, they admit wholly less memorable was their very own dating show as they looked back while Fearne stood in for Lorraine Kelly on the eponymous show.

The duo dubbed Holly & Fearne Go Dating a 'one hit wonder', with the six-part series in which they sought matches for hopeful singletons before heading to London's Hell's Kitchen restaurant before the contestant had to choose between their options.

In the derisive attitude to their brief career move, the ladies looked back at the clip as Fearne stated: 'About 10 years ago we did a dating show.'

Feeling ok girls? Holly Willoughby was feeling reflective of her union with Fearne Cotton as they sat down for a chat on Tuesday morning's episode of Lorraine while wowing audiences with a very retro throwback

Feeling ok girls? Holly Willoughby was feeling reflective of her union with Fearne Cotton as they sat down for a chat on Tuesday morning's episode of Lorraine while wowing audiences with a very retro throwback

Happier than ever: The pals watched a clip from their 2007 show Holly & Fearne Go Dating, in which they paired up couples in Hell's Kitchen restaurant although they admitted to drinking during filming

Way back when: The duo have always got along famously, as Fearne previously revealed: 'We were about 19 when we met, and we just clicked. We were at the same stage in our lives' (pictured in 2006)

Way back when: The duo have always got along famously, as Fearne previously revealed: 'We were about 19 when we met, and we just clicked. We were at the same stage in our lives' (pictured in 2006)

Holly appeared flabbergasted at their fresh-faced appearance as she said: 'I don't think we've changed but I look at it and we've got so old!'

She went onto reveal the premise of the show and a naughty secret: 'We were sat at a bar, having a cocktail or two or three! It was all the chaos of Hell's Kitchen and we were eating and drinking something lovely. It's no wonder it was a one hit wonder!'

The girls seemed fazed by their scenario as Fearne was quizzing Holly as she said: 'This is very weird. You've interviewed me but I've never interviewed you.'

Not long: In the derisive attitude to their brief career move, the ladies looked back at the clip as Fearne stated: 'About 10 years ago we did a dating show'

Not long: In the derisive attitude to their brief career move, the ladies looked back at the clip as Fearne stated: 'About 10 years ago we did a dating show'

Weird huh! The girls seemed fazed by their scenario as Fearne was quizzing Holly as she said: 'This is very weird. You've interviewed me but I've never interviewed you.'

Weird huh! The girls seemed fazed by their scenario as Fearne was quizzing Holly as she said: 'This is very weird. You've interviewed me but I've never interviewed you.'

Welcome to Miami: Atop their TV flashback, the girls also discussed a snap posted by Fearne to ring in Holly's birthday last month, as they posed together during a 14-year-old trip to Miami

Welcome to Miami: Atop their TV flashback, the girls also discussed a snap posted by Fearne to ring in Holly's birthday last month, as they posed together during a 14-year-old trip to Miami

Fresh faced: The girls looked astonishingly youthful in a promo snap for Holly & Fearne Go Dating

Fresh faced: The girls looked astonishingly youthful in a promo snap for Holly & Fearne Go Dating

Stunners: Holly looked sensational on the show as she wowed in a £225 dress from Topshop Unique 

Stunners: Holly looked sensational on the show as she wowed in a £225 dress from Topshop Unique 

Atop their TV flashback, the girls also discussed a snap posted by Fearne to ring in Holly's birthday last month, as they posed together during a 14-year-old trip to Miami. 

The youthful image sent fans into overdrive when first posted by the star, yet the girls happened to spot a hilarious addition as a man was spotted hiding beneath a lilo in the pool behind them. 

Fearne said: 'I put this picture up because we look so young. Something I hadn't spotted... The man with the lilo! Is he from Abba?'

Chatting away: Atop their TV flashback, the girls also discussed a snap posted by Fearne to ring in Holly's birthday last month, as they posed together during a 14-year-old trip to Miami

Chatting away: Atop their TV flashback, the girls also discussed a snap posted by Fearne to ring in Holly's birthday last month, as they posed together during a 14-year-old trip to Miami

Chic: The girls have both worked together and frequent superstar bashes as one 

Chic: The girls have both worked together and frequent superstar bashes as one 

Her best friend however believed the mystery man looked like another star as she said: 'It looks like Jack Osbourne with a beard! It was another lifetime ago. I'd just met Dan so it was nearly 14 years ago... We didn't unpack our suitcases and the wardrobe wasn't used.'

The duo have always got along famously, as Fearne previously revealed: 'We were about 19 when we met, and we just clicked. We were at the same stage in our lives, we were both presenting children?s TV and we were excited about our career.

In August 2007, when Holly married her husband Dan Baldwin, Fearne was a bridesmaid shortly before the dating show hit screens.  

Just the two of us: In August 2007, when Holly married her husband Dan Baldwin, Fearne was a bridesmaid shortly before the dating show hit screens

Just the two of us: In August 2007, when Holly married her husband Dan Baldwin, Fearne was a bridesmaid shortly before the dating show hit screens

Great pals: The girls' friendship has stood the test of time

Great pals: The girls' friendship has stood the test of time

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