Star flies in for birthday

David Platt from Coronation Street coming to celebrate KFc Ilkeston's first birthday. Steph Bostock, Melissa Bird, David Platt, Zoey Fox and Sarah Thompson.
David Platt from Coronation Street coming to celebrate KFc Ilkeston's first birthday. Steph Bostock, Melissa Bird, David Platt, Zoey Fox and Sarah Thompson.

Ilkeston’s KFC restaurant celebrated its first birthday with a celebrity visit.

Jack Sheppard, who plays David Platt in ITV soap Coronation Street, greeted staff at the drive-through on Saturday.

The actor also signed autographs for fans eating at the Rutland Street restaurant.