A Manchester family were thrilled when Hollyoaks and Dancing on Ice star Jennifer Metcalfe made a surprise visit to their home to give them a new a Virgin Media TiVo set-top box.

The visit was to celebrate the Lynch family from Crumpsall being Virgin Media’s two millionth TiVo customer.

Skaters from Silver Blades Ice Rinks in Altrincham also joined in with the surprise and entertained the entire street.

Mother of two Leigh said: “I couldn’t believe it when I saw Jennifer on our doorstep! We love Hollyoaks and were rooting for her in Dancing on IceWe are huge fans of the show and always watch it together as a family, so to have our favourite contestant surprise us was incredible. It really has been an amazing day!”

Jennifer Metcalfe added: “I really enjoyed meeting the Lynch family, their faces when they opened the door was priceless! Their little girl was especially excited as she has just started ballet so loves watching ice skating. It was a great start to the weekend.”