14 episodes

Join host James Valentine on Life's Booming for stories of love, life, and adventure.

Season Two 'Dare to Date', tells the tales of over 50s who’ve re-entered the dating scene.  From dating disasters, to the heart-warming stories of seniors who’ve found their true love much later in life, Dare to Date proves that love can strike at any time, at any age – and produce any outcome!

Not on the dating scene? Be sure to check out Season One, 'Grey Nomads' as James Valentine shares the adventures and fascinating stories of unique characters as they travel around Australia.

Grab a cuppa and settle in for the ride.

Life's Booming Australian Seniors

    • Society & Culture

Join host James Valentine on Life's Booming for stories of love, life, and adventure.

Season Two 'Dare to Date', tells the tales of over 50s who’ve re-entered the dating scene.  From dating disasters, to the heart-warming stories of seniors who’ve found their true love much later in life, Dare to Date proves that love can strike at any time, at any age – and produce any outcome!

Not on the dating scene? Be sure to check out Season One, 'Grey Nomads' as James Valentine shares the adventures and fascinating stories of unique characters as they travel around Australia.

Grab a cuppa and settle in for the ride.

    From possums to passion

    From possums to passion

    Blossom the possum, a non-dating website, and a whole lot of luck was responsible for bringing John and Noreen, both 64, together. 

    But something is threatening to tear them apart.

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    • 24 min
    Finally free to be me

    Finally free to be me

    John was married with four children when he suspected he might be gay, but it wasn’t until he was in his 50s that he finally came out and told his wife and family. 

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    • 28 min
    The dating diaries

    The dating diaries

    In this episode of Dare to Date you’ll hear five diverse stories and a good dose of excellent advice! From the funny to the downright emotional, The Dating Diaries has all bases covered. 

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    • 36 min
    Swipe right

    Swipe right

    Online dating is not just for the young. Barry and Liz met on the phone dating app Tinder in their early 60s, and after saying they will never marry again – decide to tie the knot.

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    • 31 min
    High school sweethearts

    High school sweethearts

    Former teenage girlfriend and boyfriend Melissa and Paul, who started dating at school in Papua New Guinea, connect on social media and reignite their romance – 42 years after last seeing each other.

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    • 30 min
    The Captain

    The Captain

    A story of love, deception, and heartbreak as Michelle meets the man of her dreams – an airline pilot. But not all is as it seems, and alarm bells soon start ringing.

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    • 38 min

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