The Nevermets Episode 2 (Channel 4, Friday, 31 May 2024)

Channel 4

In the second episode of The Nevermets, Channel 4’s documentary series, we explore the intriguing world of couples who have formed long-distance relationships online but have never met in person. This episode, airing on Friday 31 May, introduces us to three individuals who have taken the bold step to turn their virtual romances into reality.

Dumebi, a 24-year-old law graduate, has been in a relationship with Dubai-based boyfriend Mazi, who owns a luxury car rental business. Despite Dumebi’s previous attempts to meet in person, including a trip to Dubai, Mazi has never shown up. Determined to find out if their online connection is worth pursuing, Dumebi has once again booked flights to meet Mazi for the first time. Will Mazi finally show up and take their relationship from online to offline?

RELATED:   Gardeners' World Live (BBC Two, June 14, 2024)

Meanwhile, Jay, a 17-year-old from Bridgwater in the UK, has traveled 4500 miles to Kerala, India, to be with his first-ever girlfriend, Veena, who is almost a decade older. Jay finds himself navigating not only a new country but also the expectations of Veena’s extensive family, who are very involved in their relationship.

RELATED:   The Fall: Skydive Murder Plot (Channel 4, Thursday, 13 June 2024)

In another part of the world, Sarah leaves Berkshire and travels 7000 miles to Cagayan de Oro in the Philippines to meet her boyfriend, Jgoy, for the very first time. However, things don’t go as smoothly as she had hoped, and their relationship faces challenges right from the start. Will a night out with Jgoy’s friends help ease the tension, or will it drive them further apart?

The Nevermets: Episode 2 airs on Channel 4 on Friday, 31 May 2024, at 10.00 pm.

Isabelle aka Izzy Jacobs is the UK previews specialist at memorabletv.com. Isabelle is particularly drawn to crime dramas, but she also has a not so secret love for all things reality TV. In addition to her work at memorabletv.com, Isabelle is also an avid traveler and a devoted foodie.