HELEN FLANAGAN has attended an event to honour British troops.

The 22-year-old former Coronation Street star attended A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards.

She joined her I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! campmate Ashley Roberts at the event on Thursday evening.

Presenters Philip Schofield and Amanda Holden hosted the annual event at the Imperial War Museum in London, which was also attended by Jeremy Clarkson, Frank Lampard, Mark Cavendish and Andy McNab.

Singer and TV personality Myleene Klass was among the judges.

The 34-year-old mum said she was honoured to have taken part in what she described as a difficult task.