David Walliams and Lara Stone Wedding Reception
David Walliams and Lara Stone were last night celebrating marrying in a lavish wedding ceremony at Claridges over the weekend.
The Little Britain star and the Dutch supermodel tied the knot in a traditional wedding, attended by a host of stars, including Fearne Cotton, Geri Halliwell, Vernon Kay and Tess Daly, James Corden, Russell Brand, Elton John and David Furnish, Denis Van Outen, and, of course, best men Matt Lucas and BBC producer Robin Dashwood.
Lara wowed in a stunning Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci ivory gown in washed silk satin with lace detail and gold chain-trimmed straps, before changing into a stand-out sexy metallic gold minidress.
Guests enjoyed Champagne and canapés in the ballroom at the Mayfair-based hotel, which was packed to the rafters with £10,000 worth of white roses from celebrity florist Ron Van Helden.
Onlookers told the Daily Mail that the vows were 'simple by wonderfully poignant' and poems, including Philip Larkin's First Sight and Yeats' He Wishes for the Clothes of Heaven, were read out during the service.
Guest Ronnie Corbett told how Matt Lucas brought humour to the ceremony: ‘The funniest moment was when Matt came in. He'd taken all the trouble to bring a wig and costume and brought in the cake dressed up as his Little Britain character. It brought a huge cheer.
'The whole general atmosphere was of loveliness and glamour from a day gone by.
The glamorous service was followed by drinks at trendy members club Shoreditch House in East London.
Other guests to attend the 200-strong wedding included Dale Winton, Barbara Windsor, Jonathan Ross and his wife Jane Goldman, Tom Ford and Jamie and Louise Redknapp.
Congratulations to the happy couple!
By Ruth Doherty