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Coronation Street fans stunned as they spot huge soap star at Queen’s funeral | The Sun

CORONATION Street's Antony Cotton has been spotted at the Queen’s funeral.

The grand funeral took place on Monday, and Corrie fans were surprised to see him in attendance.


Antony, 47,who has played Sean Tully on the ITV soap since 2003, left fans baffled when he shared snaps from inside Westminster Abbey.

The actor looked dapper in a morning suit as he beamed alongside palace guards.

He shared a picture of the Order of Service with his Instagram followers.

He explained: "Well…where to begin?! I had the greatest honour of being invited to Her Majesty’s funeral."

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He added: "So proud to see so many pals working on it, and making their Queen and country proud.

"It was a day I will never forget."

"'May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest…'"

Fans flocked to Twitter in disbelief when they realised the Cobbles' fave was in attendance.

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One Tweeted: "How did you get an invite to the funeral?!"

Another said: "Wow Antony."

A third added: "Amazing, my friend."

Antonywas awarded an MBE earlier this year from the late Queen for his services to the British Army, personnel and veterans.

The was among the 2,000 guests who attended the funeral, including other Royal family members, presidents, prime ministers and celebrities from across the world.

People at home were also stunned to see  Killing Eve star Sandra Oh at the funeral.

A string of celebrities have paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II during her funeral as they watched the emotional service at home.

The likes of Molly-Mae Hague, Chloe Sims and Yazmin Oukhellou took to social media to honour the late monarch, who passed away on 8 September 2022.

Famous faces who weren't able to attend watched from the comfort of their homes.

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Molly-Mae Hague, who is currently in Switzerland on holiday with boyfriend Tommy Fury, took time out of her day to watch the funeral.

Sharing a picture of her TV screen and the Queen's coffin on display, Molly wrote: "Rest in peace Her Majesty The Queen," and a black love heart emoji.




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