Oldham pub regular Luke Walters will make an appearance on Channel 4’s hit series First Dates tonight.

A regular of the Duke of Edinburgh pub in Royton, pub landlord Terry English said: “It just brings a bit of fun to the place, doesn’t it?

“I’ve already seen it, me. It’s got a lot of interest.

“We’re going to raffle him off after – we’re going to auction him off.”

The pub will be hosting a viewing party from 9pm tonight.

UPDATE: What happened next after Royton man’s First Dates appearance

Luke’s episode is already available to stream on Channel 4’s catchup service All4 – but tonight is the first time it will be broadcast on television.

In the episode, Luke tells date Lana he is from Oldham but is credited in the episode as being from ‘Rochdale.’

The episode airs tonight at 10pm, but can be streamed on All4 now.