Millie Gibson has picked up Coronation Street’s first award of the evening at the British Soap Awards.

Better known as Kelly Neelan in the ITV program, she plays the daughter of the late Rick Neelan, appearing in the show since June 2019.

The official Corrie Twitter account has sent out a message of congratulations to the actress.

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Millie Gibson age and acting career

Born on June 19, 2004 Millie Gibson is just 17 years old – a tender age to be collecting her first gong at the prestigious ceremony.

She has also appeared in 2017 drama Love, Lies and Records, as well as the ITV’s 2018 mini-series, Butterfly.

British Soap Awards 2022

TV presenter Phillip Schofield has returned to host the British Soap Awards for the first time in three years.

This year, the awards, which celebrate the country’s favourite soap operas, have been made gender-neutral and will be given during a ceremony in London’s Hackney Empire.

Schofield said: “We are back. For the first time since 2019, our soap stars are all together and all look magnificent.

“They have faced and overcome in the midst of a pandemic, they fought to make it back onto our screens to make entertainment we so badly needed and for that we are grateful.

“It has been an incredible year in soap.”

The British Soap Awards continue this evening on ITV and the ITV Hub.