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TLC opening Big Brides Boutique

Formats-logo-460_2big bride boutiqueThe UK TLC net has ordered Big Brides Boutique, a new reality show that gives plus size brides a dream wedding.

UK indie producer Angel Eyes will make the show for TLC, which is part of the Discovery stable of channels.

Each episode will follow Jo Cooke and Alison Law, owners of the Curves & Couture boutique in Essex, as they set out to give a couple a magical wedding

The bride gets a makeover and at the end of each episode try on their dress for the very first time in a reveal for their closest friends and family.

Speaking about the new series, TLC’s Clare Laycock said: “I’m thrilled to be welcoming Jo and Alison, and all their brides to TLC’s ‘Friday Brideday’ line-up.”

Richard Osborne, managing director and executive producer at Angel Eye Media, said: “Jo and Alison are an inspiring pair, who really make people’s dreams come true. It’s great for us at Angel Eye to be working with TLC to bring their very special magic to the screen.”