Sunday 16 June 2019

Line Of Duty’s Vicky McClure announces engagement to boyfriend Jonny Owen

The pair shared a snap of their romantic moment at Wollaton Park.

BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2017
BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2017

By Francesca Gosling, Press Association Entertainment Reporter

Line Of Duty star Vicky McClure has announced her engagement to partner Jonny Owen in a touching Instagram post.

The Bafta winner, who plays Kate Fleming in the hit police drama, shared a selfie of the pair wrapped up warm on the grounds of Wollaton Park in Nottingham, with her showing off a sparkling ring on her left hand.

She simply captioned the snap: “YESSSSSSSSS!!!!”

Welsh producer and actor Owen – who also won a Bafta for producing 2006 documentary The Aberfan Disaster – Retweeted his fiancee’s post, as well as a report by a Welsh newspaper about the engagement.

Making the news public on Thursday, days after Owen’s romantic proposal on Christmas Day, McClure told the Nottingham Post: “We stayed at home for the first time together on Christmas Eve so had Christmas morning together.

“He popped the question over a cup of tea – we moved onto the bubbles by 8.30am.

“What better place to share the news but Wollaton Park.”

Among the Nottingham-born actress’s celebrity friends to congratulate the pair was Car Share star Sian Gibson, who Tweeted a series of heart emojis and wrote: “Congratulations xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.”

McClure’s This Is England co-star Jo Hartley added: “Jonnyyyyyyyy! Hooray and congratulations to , two amazing beautiful people ! Love you both mate – this news makes me very happy! xx”

The couple have been dating for more than five years, after Owen cast McClure in his 2013 rock comedy Svengali.

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