It was the showbiz wedding of the year with a who’s who of British TV talent on the guestlist for Declan Donnelly‘s do.
Hundreds of people lined the streets outside St Michael’s Church in Elswick, Newcastle to catch a glimpse of popular personalities like Dermot O’Leary, Vernon Kay and Tess Daly, Peter Beardsley, and Alan Shearer – and of course Ant and Dec.
And it has now been claimed that a quartet of local youngsters got even closer to the stars – after being allowed to sneak in the service.
“I took Thomas, who’s eight, along to watch everyone going in and his cousins Faith, eight, and Ellie, 11, were there, and their friend Maddison,” grandmother Michelle Tams told the Newcastle Chronicle newspaper.
“One of the security came over and said the four children – all of whom go to St Michael’s School, which is where Dec went – could go in.