British actor-tv personality Stephen
Fry says he's “delighted” with his engagement to boyfriend Elliot
Fry, 57, and Spencer, a 27-year-old
stand-up comic, have reportedly been dating since last year.
On Tuesday, Fry confirmed a The Sun
report that the couple had given formal notice to wed at a register
in Dereham, Norfolk.
“I'm very very happy of course but
had hoped for a private wedding. Fat chance!” he tweeted.
Fry, who will host the EE British
Academy Film Awards (Bafta) for the 10th time in February,
joined actor Sam Clafin (Hunger Games) (pictured with Fry) in
announcing this year's nominees.
When congratulated by a reporter on his
engagement, Fry answered: “I'm really happy. So delighted. Who
could have believed it was possible? Isn't it wonderful? In
Britain. It's great. Thank you Mrs. Queen for signing the royal
assent on that bill, the equal marriages. I feel like a dippy