Betty Driver funeral: Sally Lindsay’s tears as she joins Coronation Street stars


Emotional Sally Lindsay”s tears for “our dearest Betty” as she joins Coronation Street stars at Driver”s funeral

Emotional: Sally Lindsay and Antony Cotton looked overcome with emotion as they left the church following Betty Driver

“Our dearest Betty”: Sally clutched an order of service as she waved off the coffin outside the church

Tributes: Coronation Street stars including Julie Goodyear (in the black and pink hat) look at the floral tributes left for the late actress

Tributes: Coronation Street stars including Julie Goodyear (in the black and pink hat) look at the floral tributes left for the late actress

Struggling: Sue Nicholls and William Roache appeared to be very moved by the service Struggling: Sue Nicholls and William Roache appeared to be very moved by the service

Struggling: Sue Nicholls and William Roache appeared to be very moved by the service, which took place in Manchester

Upset: Julie Goodyear wipes her eyes with a tissue as she leaves the church after the service

Upset: Julie Goodyear wipes her eyes with a tissue as she leaves the church after the service

Mourning: The pallbearers carry the coffin out of the church following the ceremony

Mourning: The pallbearers carry the coffin out of the church following the ceremony

What a send off: Friends and fans of Betty Driver united today at the funeral of the Coronation Street star

What a send off: Friends and fans of Betty Driver united today at the funeral of the Coronation Street star

Final farewell: The coffin carrying the actress, who died aged 91, is carried in to the St Ann

Sorely missed: Driver had insisted she would never retire from the ITV soap

Sorely missed: Driver had insisted she would never retire from the ITV soap

Looking smart: Denise Welch and Helen Worth, who did a reading at the Manchester service Looking smart: Denise Welch and Helen Worth, who did a reading at the Manchester service

Looking smart: Denise Welch and Helen Worth, who did a reading at the Manchester service

Final farewell: Sally Lindsay and her costars watch and applaud as the coffin is driven away from the church

Final farewell: Sally Lindsay and her costars watch and applaud as the coffin is driven away from the church

Tributes: Coronation Street actresses Michelle Keegan and Sacha Parkinson, as well as former star Katherine Kelly, wore black as they arrived for the service Tributes: Coronation Street actresses Michelle Keegan and Sacha Parkinson, as well as former star Katherine Kelly, wore black as they arrived for the service

Tributes: Coronation Street actresses Michelle Keegan and Sacha Parkinson, as well as former star Katherine Kelly, woreblack as they arrived for the service

Famous faces: Shobna Gulati, Samia Smith and Sacha Parkinson went for all-black outfits for the occasion Famous faces: Shobna Gulati, Samia Smith and Sacha Parkinson went for all-black outfits for the occasion Famous faces: Shobna Gulati, Samia Smith and Sacha Parkinson went for all-black outfits for the occasion

Famous faces: Shobna Gulati, Samia Smith and Sacha Parkinson went for all-black outfits for the occasion

Suited and booted: Michael Le Vell and Chris Gascoyne were also seen at the church

Suited and booted: Michael Le Vell and Chris Gascoyne were also seen at the church

Veterans: William Tarmey and William Roache looked deep in thought as they were photographed Veterans: William Tarmey and William Roache looked deep in thought as they were photographed

Veterans: William Tarmey and William Roache looked deep in thought as they were photographed

You will be remembered: Fans gathered to pay their respects as Driver

Fitting tribute: A marching band took to the streets of Manchester for the funeral

Fitting tribute: A marching band took to the streets of Manchester for the funeral

Sombre: Coronation Street stars Alison King and Antony Cotton were among the mourners at the funeral Sombre: Coronation Street stars Alison King and Antony Cotton were among the mourners at the funeral

Sombre: Coronation Street stars Alison King and Antony Cotton were among the mourners at the funeral

Dressed to impress: Catherine Tyldesley looked stunning in her black dress, which she teamed with a feathered headpiece

Dressed to impress: Catherine Tyldesley looked stunning in her black dress, which she teamed with a feathered headpiece

Turnout: Sarah Lancashire, Sue Nicholls and Debbie Rush put in an appearance Turnout: Sarah Lancashire, Sue Nicholls and Debbie Rush put in an appearance Turnout: Sarah Lancashire, Sue Nicholls and Debbie Rush put in an appearance

Turnout: Sarah Lancashire, Sue Nicholls and Debbie Rush put in an appearance

Paying their respects: Simon Gregson, Jimmi Harkishin and Ken Morley Paying their respects: Simon Gregson, Jimmi Harkishin and Ken Morley Paying their respects: Simon Gregson, Jimmi Harkishin and Ken Morley

Paying their respects: Simon Gregson, Jimmi Harkishin and Ken Morley