British actress Denise Welch married her toyboy lover Lincoln Townley in Portugal on Saturday (13Jul13).

Welch, who is also a panellist on U.K. daytime chat show Loose Women, exchanged vows with Townley at the Vale do Lobo resort in the Algarve in front of friends and family.

The actress invited a number of her famous pals, including actresses Jill Halfpenny and Shobna Gulati and actor Marc Warren, to the ceremony.

Welch was previously married to actor Tim Healy.