(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog November 2017, reposted to this blog with permission.)
Sarah Lancashire, who played Racquel Watts in Coronation Street, received her OBE this week.
Sarah received the accolade for services to drama from the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace. She said she had been nervous because, she said: "I don't do things like this very easily. I wish my father had been alive. I think at times like this, really, one tends to focus on parents and my father would have been the proudest man in the world.
"It's very difficult because you are in these most spectacular surroundings and you are trying desperately to take it all in but your head is full of white nose because you don't want to fall over when you courtesy. It's wonderful."
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