EastEnders star Natalie Cassidy looks worlds away from frumpy Sonia Fowler as she undergoes a glam makeover ahead of the TV Choice Awards

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Natalie Cassidy was almost unrecognisable from her on-screen persona Sonia Fowler arsenic she sewage glammed up for nan TV Choice Awards connected Monday night.

The EastEnders actress, 40, shared nan stunning threat to her societal media earlier heading to nan awards ceremonial successful London pinch her co-stars.

Natalie, who was wearing a crisp achromatic garment pinch a metallic metallic skirt, opted for a afloat look of make-up pinch a bouncy blown retired hairstyle.

She first played nan domiciled of Sonia successful nan soap opera successful December 1993, but Natalie's off-screen look is world's distant from her frumpy character.

The soap star joked that nan translator 'took a fewer hours' and shared her fears that her outfit would beryllium creased by nan clip she arrived astatine nan venue.

Natalie Cassidy was almost unrecognisable from her on-screen persona Sonia Fowler arsenic she sewage glammed up for nan TV Choice Awards connected Monday night

The soap prima joked that nan translator 'took a fewer hours' and shared her fears that her outfit would beryllium creased by nan clip she arrived astatine nan venue

She wrote successful nan caption: 'Ready for nan TV prime awards. Only took a fewer hours. @sophevs_1991 to beryllium adjacent we didn’t extremity talking and laughing. 

'Thank you arsenic ever for my make-up and hair. Outfit pinch thief from @beffyswardrobe. Although erstwhile I get retired nan cab and each my garment isn’t tucked and each creased nan photos will look gorge.'

Once she arrived astatine nan bash, Natalie posed up a large wind for nan cameras successful her stylish look, which she had teamed pinch a brace of achromatic heeled boots. 

The TV Choice Awards took spot astatine The London Hilton connected Park Lane.

The grant ceremonial was not broadcast live, but alternatively nan winners were announced online by TV Choice.

Happy Valley and Netflix's Heartstopper were nan frontrunners astatine nan awards, some receiving 3 nominations each.

And Happy Valley had a double triumph aft its last series aired past year.

The show was named nan victor of nan Best Drama Series gong aft going up against Heartstopper connected Netflix, Channel 5's All Creatures Great and Small, and ITV1's Vera.

Sarah Lancashire, 59, who played Catherine Cawood, won nan Best Actress prize. 

She first played nan domiciled of Sonia successful nan soap opera successful December 1993, but Natalie's off-screen look is world's distant from her frumpy characteristic (pictured July 2023)

Once she arrived astatine nan bash, Natalie posed up a large wind for nan cameras successful her stylish look, which she had teamed pinch a brace of achromatic heeled boots

Natalie, who was wearing a crisp achromatic garment pinch a metallic metallic skirt, opted for a afloat look of make-up pinch a bouncy blown retired hairstyle

Around 7.5 cardinal viewers watched nan climax to nan BBC One drama, which saw James Norton's escaped convict Royce group himself ablaze successful nan room of nan embattled serviceman played by Sarah – making it 1 of nan most-watched azygous shows of nan year.

The TV Choice Awards 2024 celebrated different awesome twelvemonth successful TV and nan glitzy ceremonial saw immoderate of Britain’s biggest personage names scoop nan coveted trophies, arsenic voted for by nan British viewing public.

Emmerdale was named Best Soap, having past won successful 2022, while formed member Jeff Hordley, 53, who plays Cain Dingle, scored his first TV Choice Awards arsenic he triumphed successful nan Best Soap Actor category.

Dame Maureen Lipman, 77, who plays Evelyn Plummer successful Coronation Street, won nan Best Soap Actress prize, while Martin Clunes, 62, won Best Actor for his portion successful Doc Martin.

Elsewhere, Beyond Paradise won successful nan Best New Drama category, while Call The Midwife won Best Family Drama and Mrs Brown’s Boys won Best Comedy Show.

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! and I’m A Celeb South Africa triumph successful the Best Reality Show category, both Gogglebox and Celebrity Gogglebox won the Best Entertainment Show prize.

The Martin Lewis Money Show Live which airs connected ITV1 won the Best Lifestyle Show prize, BBC One's Animal Park was named nan victor of nan Best Daytime Show gong, James Martin’s Saturday Morning which is broadcast connected ITV won successful the Best Food Show category, and Channel 5's Winter connected nan Farm and Springtime connected nan Farm won the Best Factual Show award.

The Great British Bake Off, Bake Off The Professionals, Junior Bake Off and The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice won the Best Talent Show award, while ITV1's The Chase won Best Game Show and Netflix was named Favourite Channel/Streaming Site.

While it didn't win, The Traitors was nominated successful nan class of Best Reality Show alongside I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!, Queer Eye and At Home With The Furys.