British soap star Paula Lane is pregnant with her first child.

The Coronation Street actress, who portrays mother-of-two Kylie Platt on the longrunning series, is expecting a baby with her new husband Tom Shaw, who she wed last month (May14).

Announcing the news on her Twitter.com page on Thursday (05Jun14), the 28 year old writes, "@SirTomShaw and I are thrilled to announce we have a Christmas pud (pudding) in the oven! Surprise!"