Stephen Fry has said he is 'very very happy' after news broke of his plans to marry his younger boyfriend.
The QI presenter, 57, and comedian Elliott Spencer, 27, formally gave notice at Fry's local registry in Dereham, Norfolk, according to documents dated 23 December.
The couple were first photographed together in November and they are believed to struck up a relationship over the summer.
'Oh. It looks as though a certain cat is out of a certain bag. I’m very very happy of course but had hoped for a private wedding. Fat chance!, Fry tweeted.