Former Coronation Street star Faye Brookes marries partner Iwan Lewis

Former Coronation Street star Faye Brookes has married her partner Iwan Lewis in a ceremony in the Cotswolds.

The actress tied the knot with her Legally Blonde stage production co-star after their romance became public knowledge last year, although they've known each other for a very long time before getting together.

Brookes went with a typical white gown, with a lace corset atop a wide dress and a long train, while Lewis wore a black suit and loafers, with a white shirt and socks (via the Mail Online).

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Pictures show the wedding car was adorned with flowers on the back, and was driven by Lewis away from the main ceremony. A reception followed at a nearby venue, while the newlyweds reportedly stayed at a spa for the night.

The couple recently explained how they got together, with Brookes amusingly stating that she was set against the idea at first.

She recalled: "On day one of rehearsals of Legally Blonde, we'd known each other for a few years by now, he came up to me and went: 'By the end of this tour, we're going to be together.' I was like: 'Mate, no, we're not.'"

"[Legally Blonde's] Emmett [was] the nerd who gets the girl in the end," Lewis explained. Sometimes art imitates life.

faye brookes, a young woman stands looking at the camera smiling, she has shoulder length brown hair worn down in loose waves and wears a black strapless leather style dress
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"There's always been chemistry, but we've never gone there until now. It's been written in the stars from the beginning. I've never been able to play it cool and I let Faye know on day one. Even in Legally, she wasn't single, so there was a window of opportunity and I thought: 'That's it. I'm going for it.'"

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