Dawn French marks 10th wedding anniversary with touching post

Apr 21, 2023
Dawn French shared a throwback photo of her joyful wedding day. Source: Getty Images.

On the joyous occasion of their 10th wedding anniversary, Dawn French has taken to Instagram to share a heartwarming snapshot with her beloved husband, Mark Bignell.

The 65-year-old actress also gushed about the heartfelt gift that her husband had bestowed upon her to commemorate the special milestone.

In an adorable gesture, Bignell gifted French a tin brimming with delicate paper hearts, symbolising the durability associated with ten years of wedded bliss.

Along with the touching present, French also posted a throwback photo capturing the happy couple holding hands and beaming with joy on their wedding day.

French began dating Bignell in 2011 following her divorce from fellow comedian Lenny Henry. In April 2013, it was reported that they had married.

“10 years married = tin. So today I received a tin. Full of hearts,” she wrote.


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Fans were quick to congratulate the star and her husband on the milestone anniversary, many reflecting on the “beautiful” present she received.

“HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to you both! Hope you have a wonderful day celebrating! Love you,” one person wrote.

“Aww!!! HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO YOU BOTH!!!! And here’s to many more happy years together!!!”

“Wishing you both a very happy anniversary, what a great present,” another said.

“Aww Dawn this is beautiful xxx.”

“A huge congratulations and here’s to forever more.”

French’s social media posts have always been popular among her legion of fans with many relishing the opportunity to gain an insight into The Vicar of Dibley star’s life behind the scenes.

Most recently French surprised fans with the debut of her latest major hair transformation.

The 65-year-old took to social media to share a snap of herself post-salon appointment rocking a fabulous grey fringe.

“Hello, fringe my ol chum. Welcome back. Thank you @keasta,” she captioned her post.


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Admirers of the actress quickly flocked to her comment section to share their thoughts on French’s new do.

“That’s a banging fringe … and fringing bangs! X,” one user commented.

“Ah, I’m glad you’re doing the fringe this year,” wrote another.

“Fabulous fringe for a fabulous lady.”

Many others left comments sharing how the combinations of French’s grey hair and fringe really brought out her eyes, with one saying: “lovely….shades of grey and hazel eyes” while another wrote “lovely and so is the colour. I must do it. X.”

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