both air major wedding storylines in their Christmas Day episodes, so in our latest picture gallery looking back at the past year in soap, we're concentrating on the characters who tied the knot - and those who didn't quite make it down the aisle!
Whether it was Rita Sullivan becoming Mrs Tanner in Corrie
, Janine Butcher and Michael Moon's nuptials in EastEnders
or the 'Enjoy the Ride' mini-bus stunt in Hollyoaks
, wedding plots have provided some of 2012's most memorable moments for soap fans.
In the picture gallery below, Digital Spy
takes a look back at some of the biggest wedding storylines of this year.
Coronation Street's Steve McDonald tied the knot with Tracy Barlow in January, but their happiness was brief as Becky McDonald exposed Tracy's true colours at the reception.
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