JAMES and Hannah Kirkby thought their 52 guests would be going home hungry after caterers failed to turn up for their wedding reception. But after a series of frantic phone calls the newly-weds found help from a local chippy and guests were served catch-of-the day straight from the paper. Chef James Kirkby, aged 24 years, and Hannah Phillips, 21, were married at St Mary's Church in Martinstown, near Weymouth, Dorset, England, before the disaster struck at the reception. After receiving the SOS call the Marlboro restaurant in Weymouth, co-owner Mike Johnson delivered the meals within an hour. "It could have been disastrous but they really saved the day," said mother of the bride Katy Phillips. "We had these giant gold charger plates so we had the fish and chips in their papers on those. "Everyone really enjoyed it and got into the spirit of things, the ushers were there handing all the food out. "We were nearly left with a lot of hungry guests but it was quite funny in the end. James and Hannah had a lovely day." Restaurant co-owner Johnson, said: "We've done some big orders in our time but 52 people like that was definitely a first." - The Daily Telegraph