Corrie's Katherine attends Zara's Royal wedding

Corrie's Katherine attends Zara's Royal wedding
Corrie's Katherine attends Zara's Royal wedding (Image credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images)

Coronation Street's Becky McDonald found herself mingling with royalty at the wedding of Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall. Actress Katherine Kelly, who plays feisty Ms McDonald in the ITV1 soap, glammed herself up in a peach-coloured one-shoulder James Steward gown, which she teamed up with an orange sunhat and matching handbag as she arrived at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh for the royal nuptials. She joined royal company including the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. Other celebrity guests included Una Healy of The Saturdays, who attended with her rugby player boyfriend Ben Foden, TV presenter Natalie Pinkham and Olympian Amy Williams. Katherine, a school friend of the groom, later Tweeted her thanks to her make-up artist and hair stylist, writing: "Want to shamelessly big up my bezzie and make-up artist, Christopher Raine, who did my make-up for the Royal Wedding this weekend!! And thanks Christopher Raine for introducing me to James Steward (dress!) and h'atelier, Manchester. You are a star! "Thanks @VincentAllenby for doing my hair for Mike and Zara's wedding! You are marvellous X," she added.

Patrick McLennan

Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 

An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.