A RAFT of celebrities watched TV actress and presenter Lisa Maxwell marry her long-term partner Paul Jessup in Edge on Saturday.

Lisa,aged 50, a former Loose Women presenter, shot to fame during seven years playing Det Insp Samantha Nixon in TV drama The Bill.

Lisa and  sculptor Paul, 43, have been together for 17 years and have a daughter, Beau.

The reception was held in the ground of their £1.1million Edge home.

Eastenders star Shane Richie had the honour of giving away the bride and Coyote Ugly film star Adam Garcia was best man.

Guests included former Coronation Street and Loose Women panelist Denise Welch, former Countdown presenter Carol Vorderman, former X-Factor host Kate Thornton and EastEnders' Diane Parish.