THE Salisbury Christmas Lights will officially be switched on by Coronation Street star Antony Cotton on Thursday November 16.

Antony has played the part of Sean Tully since 2004 in the popular soap.

Last week, ITV bosses confirmed that Antony would be appearing on the 2018 return of Dancing on Ice, he is partnered with professional skater newcomer Brandee Malto, a 37-year-old skater from the USA.

Antony said: “I am so excited to be coming to Salisbury, I am so passionate about my military charities and I know how important the military community is to the City. I cannot wait to see everyone as we count down to the official start of Christmas in Salisbury!”