23 Apr 2013

Dawn French remarries

6:33 am on 23 April 2013

British comedian Dawn French, who plays The Vicar of Dibley in the television comedy, has married for the second time.

French, 55, married charity worker Mark Bignell in Cornwall, on Saturday.

Her first marriage, to comedian Lenny Henry, ended in 2010 after 25 years. The pair have an adopted daughter, Billie.

Besides The Vicar of Dibley, French is also known for her comedy collaboration with Jennifer Saunders in French & Saunders, a long-running BBC comedy.

Bignell is the chief executive of Hamoaze House which helps recovering drug and alcohol abusers.