Christmas lights switch-on events over the years in Northampton - from Joe Pasquale and Courtney Lawes to EastEnders star and Linda Lusardi

Stars of stage and screen have all switched on town’s lights

Over the years, Northampton has seen celebrities come to the town centre to switch on the Christmas lights in the town centre, bringing thousands of people into the town for the celebrations.

Here we look back on some of those in recent years. Which star was your favourite?