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Gemma Oaten radiates glamor in a pastel dress as she joins Calum Scott and Dr. Ranj Singh joins on Gala

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She is best known for her role as Rachel Breckle in Emmerdale.

And Gemma Oaten, 37, radiated glamor at the SEED Charity Gala at Goldsmith’s Hall in London on Tuesday.

The actor, who recently revealed that she will be joining Coronation Street, was joined by a slew of famous faces, including singer and songwriter Calum Scott and TV doctor Ranj Singh, who will host the event.

Stunning: Gemma Oaten, 37, radiated glamor at the SEED Charity Gala at Goldsmith’s Hall in London on Tuesday (pictured with Calum Scott)

The beauty looked incredible in the floor-length crisscross dress embellished with tired fringes.

She completed her ensemble with silver pointed toe stilettos and a glamorous watch.

She styled her blonde locks in bouncy curls and her glamorous makeup enhanced her natural beauty.

Former Britain’s Got Talent contestant Calum looked smart in a navy blue double breasted suit.

Brave: The actor was joined by a slew of famous faces, including singer and songwriter Calum Scott and TV doctor Ranj Singh (pictured)

Brave: The actor was joined by a slew of famous faces, including singer and songwriter Calum Scott and TV doctor Ranj Singh (pictured)

Handsome couple: Dr.  Ranj, musical director Aykeys, Calum, Gemma, Daniel Hatfield and Joff Powell posed for the Gala

Handsome couple: Dr. Ranj, musical director Aykeys, Calum, Gemma, Daniel Hatfield and Joff Powell posed for the Gala

Beautiful: TV host Rachael Downie looked stunning in a black mini dress and green open-toed heels

Beautiful: TV host Rachael Downie looked stunning in a black mini dress and green open-toed heels

The star paired his stylish look with a white shirt and matching pocket square.

Former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Ranj looked incredibly sharp in a gray plaid suit.

He combined his look with a black cardigan over a white shirt and a stylish bow tie.

Elsewhere at the event, TV host Rachael Downie looked stunning in a black mini dress and green open-toed heels.

Gemma caused a storm with former Dancing on Ice star Matt Evers donning a show-stopping pink suede blazer.

Work it: Gemma posed with guest Katie Ramshaw donning an elegant satin green dress and stylish white leather boots

Work it: Gemma posed with guest Katie Ramshaw donning an elegant satin green dress and stylish white leather boots

Pose: (LR) Daniel Hatfield, Gemma and Joff Powell beam for the camera for the event

Pose: (LR) Daniel Hatfield, Gemma and Joff Powell beam for the camera for the event

Stunning: Gemma caused a storm with former Dancing on Ice star Matt Evers donning a striking pink suede blazer

Stunning: Gemma caused a storm with former Dancing on Ice star Matt Evers donning a striking pink suede blazer

Gemma is committed to helping and supporting people battling eating disorders and is the Charity Manager and Patron of SEED – Eating Disorders Support Service.

This is her second annual SEED charity gala event after a 13-year battle with anorexia herself.

Gemma has openly described her battles with anorexia and previously revealed that she ended up in a psychiatric ward when she was just 11 years old.

In explaining the causes she revealed, it stemmed from being bullied and not being able to control what people were saying about her.

In March she told the Loose Women panel: ‘I was ten years old’ [when I developed an eating disorder] and afterwards I realized it had to do with bullying and I had no control over what people said about me.

‘I didn’t know that then, I didn’t even know what anorexia was. Converted to a year later, I was placed in a psychiatric ward where I was told that if I didn’t eat or drink in 24 hours, I would be dead.

Difficult: The Emmerdale star admitted she lost more than a decade of her life to the disorder after being admitted to a psychiatric ward when she was just 11 years old

Difficult: The Emmerdale star admitted she lost more than a decade of her life to the disorder after being admitted to a psychiatric ward when she was just 11 years old

She went on to explain how the pandemic has exacerbated some people’s problems, saying: ‘I think the lockdown has created a huge pressure cooker for all of us.

“And especially eating disorders where it’s a mental illness where we use it to control things that we can’t and right now we have nothing under control, so I’m not surprised by the catastrophic numbers.”

“Early intervention is so important. Waiting for it to change doesn’t change what’s already there and we shouldn’t try to fix an eating disorder based on physical characteristics.”

It comes after it was revealed on Tuesday that Gemma will join the Coronation Street cast as a new love interest for Tyrone Dobbs, played by Alan Halsall.

She will play ‘feisty’ Isla Haywood who is ‘different from Rachel van Emmerdale’.

Isla is married, but when her daughter Darcy attends a party with Tyrone’s daughter Hope, she suggests they have a milkshake together.

Isla then seizes the opportunity to move on and asks Tyrone if he would like to have a drink with her alone later.

On set: She is best known for her role as Rachel Breckle in Emmerdale (pictured in 2015)

On set: She is best known for her role as Rachel Breckle in Emmerdale (pictured in 2015)

Gemma said Isla is “feisty” and not afraid to go for what she wants.

“I’d say she’s bold, I thought she was quite brave and brave. She knows who she is and owns it.’

Excited about her new guest role on the cobblestones, she told Digital Spy: “Corrie is a national institution and I’ve been watching it since I was a kid. My heart was beating in my mouth when I entered. Going on the cobblestones was unreal.

“I was terrified, but Alan Halsall was there with a big grin. He was a dream to work with and just so easy to talk to.”

For help and support with eating disorders, contact SEED on (01482) 718130 or visit www.seedeatingdisorders.org.uk

Filming a Scene: Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs in Coronation Street

Filming a Scene: Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs in Coronation Street

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