Michelle Collins, 59, cuts a stylish figure in brown leather blazer with fiancé Mike Davidson, 38

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Michelle Collins looked effortlessly stylish on Sunday, as she arrived at the Theatre Royal with her fiancé Mike Davidson. 

The EastEnders actress, 59, is currently performing at the venue as Miss Scarlett in the Cluedo stage play which she says is a ‘pure escapism’.

She donned a brown leather blazer, which she layered over a black shirt and coordinating trousers.

Looking good: Michelle Collins looked effortlessly stylish on Sunday, as she arrived at the Theatre Royal with her fiancé Mike Davidson

Looking good: Michelle Collins looked effortlessly stylish on Sunday, as she arrived at the Theatre Royal with her fiancé Mike Davidson

She added a pair of black flip flops and a brown handbag and hid her eyes behind aviator sunglasses.

Her future husband, 38, strolled ahead of her and wore a casual outfit, made up of a black T-shirt and green trousers.

The pair began dating in late 2012, after they were set up by Michelle’s niece, who is said to have worked for Mike at a retail store.

Whodunnit: The EastEnders actress, 59, is currently performing at the venue as Miss Scarlett in the Cluedo stage play which she says is a'pure escapism'

Whodunnit: The EastEnders actress, 59, is currently performing at the venue as Miss Scarlett in the Cluedo stage play which she says is a ‘pure escapism’

Michelle recently gushed over her long-term partner on Good Morning Britain after accepting a surprise marriage proposal during a LA getaway.

The soap star spoke to Kate Garraway and Adil Ray from Shrewsbury about her engagement to the 38-year-old.

Beaming with excitement, she said: ‘I never thought it would happen, but after 10 years I thought it was time.’ 

Exciting: Michelle recently gushed over her long-term partner on Good Morning Britain after accepting a surprise marriage proposal during a LA getaway

Exciting: Michelle recently gushed over her long-term partner on Good Morning Britain after accepting a surprise marriage proposal during a LA getaway

Adorable: The soap star originally confirmed the news in an Instagram post shared on Thursday night, along with a slew of loved-up snaps of the pair

Adorable: The soap star originally confirmed the news in an Instagram post shared on Thursday night, along with a slew of loved-up snaps of the pair

Flashing her dazzling ring, she revealed: ‘I don’t really wear my ring a lot because I lose things. It’s antiquey and it’s great because it means a lot to Mike and his family. It’s kind of exciting. 

Michelle ordinally confirmed the news in an Instagram post shared on Thursday night, along with a slew of loved-up snaps of the pair.

Currently soaking up the sun during their LA getaway, the pair had been hiking up Temescal Canyon when Mike popped the question. 

Surprised: She poke to Kate Garraway and Adil Ray from Shrewsbury about her engagement as she said:'I never thought it would happen, but after 10 years I thought it was time.'

Surprised: She poke to Kate Garraway and Adil Ray from Shrewsbury about her engagement as she said: ‘I never thought it would happen, but after 10 years I thought it was time.’

Flashing her dazzling engagement ring while wearing a ‘Be Kind’ black baseball cap, she wrote: ‘So this happened in #la he got down on bended knee while we were on the top of #temescalcanyon basically no one else around just us.

‘It’s #beautiful and I’m #happy #10years this April about time I think #magicmike. 

‘#Thankyou @val_king_ for having us and making us so #welcome as always ! #greatlady.’

Tight lipped: Michelle kept her relationship quiet'to avoid the curse of celebrity magazines, where as soon as people reveal how blissfully in love they are it all falls apart!'

Tight lipped: Michelle kept her relationship quiet ‘to avoid the curse of celebrity magazines, where as soon as people reveal how blissfully in love they are it all falls apart!’

At the time when the pair first met, rumours began to swirl about their romance, Michelle was coy about confirming things, though she couldn’t help but gush about being in love.

She said: ‘I don’t want to tempt fate by talking about my personal life.

‘I want to avoid the curse of celebrity magazines, where as soon as people reveal how blissfully in love they are it all falls apart! All I’ll say is I’m enjoying life right now.’

Wow! Soaking up the sun during their California getaway, the pair had been hiking up Temescal Canyon when Mike popped the question

Wow! Soaking up the sun during their California getaway, the pair had been hiking up Temescal Canyon when Mike popped the question

Congrats: She wrote:'So this happened in #la he got down on bended knee while we were on the top of #temescalcanyon basically no one else around just us'

Congrats: She wrote: ‘So this happened in #la he got down on bended knee while we were on the top of #temescalcanyon basically no one else around just us’

The relationship mirrors Michelle’s former Corrie storyline, in which she indulged in a steamy romance with a then 29-year-old Jason Grimshaw, played by Ryan Thomas.

Michelle has never been married, but has a 22-year-old daughter Maia Rose from her relationship with Fabrizio Tassalini who passed away in 2014.

She has also been in relationships with cameraman Mark Waters and Parry Cockwell, to whom she was engaged before the pair called off their wedding and split in 2005.

Blind date: The pair began dating in late 2012, after they were set up by Michelle's niece, who is said to have worked for Mike at a retail store (pictured in 2019)

Blind date: The pair began dating in late 2012, after they were set up by Michelle’s niece, who is said to have worked for Mike at a retail store (pictured in 2019)

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