Lisa Faulkner shares Instagram snap ahead of wedding to John Torode  – News Live

Lisa Faulkner shares Instagram snap ahead of wedding to John Torode – News Live

She’s been engaged to the Masterchef star since Christmas Day last year.And Lisa Faulkner excitedly shared an Instagram snap on Thursday morning as she prepared to finally tie the knot with fiancé John Torode  Dressed in her nightwear, the TV star, 47,  beamed broadly to the camera moments before she began getting ready for her big day Alongside the lovely snap, she gushed: ‘Good Morning! Very exciting day today’  Sitting on a lavish chair amid her luxurious surroundings, the bride-to-be looked glowing in the make-up free image as she prepared to get dolled up for her nuptials to the TV judge, 54   Share this article Share The pair, who have been dating since 2015, announced the proposal in an Instagram post earlier this year Taking to Instagram Lisa wrote: ‘My gorgeous John completely surprised me on Christmas Day and asked me to marry him! ‘After waiting to tell our family when we got home we then had a few days just grinning at each other!! I’m so very happy to share our lovely news with you ‘Happy 2019 it’s going to be quite a year and I’m going to embrace every minute of it All you need is love. Love is all you need.’Earlier this month, the former EastEnders actress enjoyed a fun hen do at Soho Farmhouse with her gals pals – including Amanda Holden, Tamzin Outhwaite and Angela Griffin The Holby City actress, 47, was feeling cheeky she slipped into underwear to lark around in a bath before indulging in some cocktails and food at the upmarket venue   While she herself shared a shot from inside a bath while donning black lingerie, she later changed into a stunning pink dress with a statement bride hat Joining her was Amanda, who nabbed the dazzling hat for a picture, with an added caption reading: ‘@lisafaulknercooks hat which I pinched for this photo! #hennight #subtle #boughtandpaidfor’ The ladies later changed into personalised pyjamas adorned with the words: ‘Lisa’s Hen’ and paired with tartan bottoms She added a caption reading: ‘Thank you my lovely friends for giving me the best hen ever!!! I love you all and my heart is bursting with happiness’ Angela also shared a shot with the note: “Hens in Pen Yen” Very, very funny night celebrating this ones impending nuptials Enough Picante De La Casa’s to sink a ship, All the Way Jay entertained and we danced our socks off Happy Hen’.Prior to her hen do, Lisa appeared on Loose Women, where she told the panel about John’s romantic moment, as she said: ‘It was a very romantic proposal ‘He asked me on Christmas Day when we were in India and he said we can only have one present each and I gave him pair of yoga pants and he gave me a ring I had no idea, the box was bigger than the ring and I had no idea.’ John added: ‘Months before she tried a ring on and I said ‘’yeah whatever’’ and she didn’t know I went back and got it ’On Thursday afternoon, several famous faces were seen arriving at Aynhoe Park in Banbury for the nuptials  John’s Masterchef co-star Gregg Wallace, 54, cut a smart figure as he arrived at the bash with wife Anne-Marie, 32   The TV personality donned a tweed suit with a blue waistcoat and tie for the big day, while Anne-Marie braved the chill in a lace, blue dress worn under a beige mac  While actress Angela Griffin appeared in high spirits as she donned a black floral gown for the wedding  Meanwhile, Amanda Holden was spotted for the first time since she revealed that she broke her leg in two places while on holiday The Britain’s Got Talent judge, 48, who broke her fibula on an inflatable assault course on a family holiday, looked deep in thought as she pulled up to the wedding venue in a 4X4 Amanda looked effortlessly chic in a pale pink high-necked dress as she arrived with her producer husband Chris Hughes by her side