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Dawn French marries partner Mark Bignell in Cornwall

By CG_Caroline  |  Posted: April 22, 2013

Dawn French who married her partner Mark Bignell this weekend

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Comedienne and Fowey resident Dawn French has married her partner Mark Bignell in Cornwall at the weekend, it has been reported.

The Vicar of Dibley star swapped her television dog collar for a bridal bouquet to marry Mark who she has been dating for over a year.

Guests who witnessed the 55-year-old actress wed are said to have included her funny girl sidekick Jennifer Saunders, Richard Curtis and Kathy Burke.

It is not clear if the newlyweds tied the knot at Fowey Hall in the picturesque port and described on its website as "perfect for weddings" or at the eco-chic hotel The Scarlet at Mawgan Porth.

Miss French was married to comedian Lenny Henry for 25 years before the pair divorced in 2010.

Mr Bignell is the chief executive of drug rehabilitation charity, Hamoaze House

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