Wedding bells battle at Christmas: Coronation Street and EastEnders go up the aisle yet again

Another soap opera Christmas wedding? You'd think there were 364 other days of the year to get hitched. Daisy Wyatt looks back on the best Michaelmas marriages from the nation's two favourite soaps 

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It’s Christmas day, you’re fed up of your family bickering, can’t understand why you ended up with your spouse and are trying to reconcile your divorced parents.

Some might question why EastEnders and Coronation Street writers are so keen on the Christmas day wedding storyline.

This year both soaps have Christmas connubials on the cards again, as Tanya and Max Branning are due to tie the knot in EastEnders while Nick Tilsley and Leanne Battersby head down the aisle in Corrie.

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