Emmerdale fans can't get over THIS character's amazing TRANSFORMATION tonight


Emmerdale's Lydia Hart made a very stunning bride...

Emmerdale fans were blown away tonight as Lydia Hart married the man of her dreams, Sam Dingle.

The bride and groom looked the picture of happiness as they exchanged their vows in front of friends and family, but while the wedding went ahead without too much drama, fans couldn't take their eyes off Lydia.

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Fans couldn't get enough of Lydia's beautiful wedding dress (Picture: ITV)

While lovely Lydia's wardrobe choices rarely make headlines, fans took to social media tonight to share how beautiful she looked in her wedding dress.

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The calf-length gown that Lydia chose to get married in had an embellished neckline, and she teamed it with a faux-fur white shrug to keep the April chill off.

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Lydia looked stunning in her birdcage fascinator (Picture: ITV)

And fans couldn't get over how beautiful she looked...

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Actress Karen Blick, who plays Lydia even took to Twitter to share where her character got her wedding outfit from.

She also revealed that someone in the soap's wardrobe department had made the amazing birdcage fascinator.

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Sam and Lydia looked the picture of happiness on their wedding day (Picture: ITV)

But when Lydia went missing after getting drunk at her hen night the evening before her wedding, Emmerdale fans will know that the character only had a short time to get ready for her big day.

Thankfully she had Kerry on hand to do her hair and make up, and it didn't take long before she looked every inch the blushing bride.

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Lydia's dress got fans talking on Twitter (Picture: ITV)

But will this be happy ever after for the new Mr and Mrs Dingle? The pair have already been through their ups and downs before meeting.

Could this fresh start mean happiness for the pair from now on?

Emmerdale will temporarily air a reduced schedule of three episodes a week. Watch on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7pm on ITV.

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and whattowatch.com writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.