Matthew Wolfenden loved wedding scenes

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 28 June 2012
Matthew Wolfenden

Matthew Wolfenden

Matthew Wolfenden had "an absolute ball" filming his 'Emmerdale' wedding and says it felt like a real ceremony

Matthew Wolfenden had "an absolute ball" filming his 'Emmerdale' wedding.

The 32-year-old actor - who is engaged to Charley Webb - enjoyed scenes where his character David Metcalfe tied the knot with his friend Alicia Gallagher (Natalie Anderson).

He said: "It's a sham - David's only marrying her to help her win custody of her son.

"I had an absolute ball filming it. It felt like a proper wedding getting all suited and booted and standing at the front of the register office with my co-stars watching."

In real life, Charley and Matthew - who have son Buster, two, together - have been engaged for two years but the 'Dancing On Ice' winner thinks it is now time to start planning their wedding.

He told Closer magazine: "Buster is much more independent and the 'Dancing On Ice' tour has finished. I think it's time we cracked on with the wedding.

"Our dream would be to fly off somewhere hot and get married on a beach but, if we can't manage that, Newquay will do.

"Charley's quite shy and hates being the centre of attention. A big wedding would be her idea of a nightmare. But if we eloped our mums would never forgive us."

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