The 57-year-old has given formal notice to wed Elliott Spencer, 27, at a register office in Dereham, Norfolk, near to where he grew up.
Fry’s personal assistant said it was a private matter, adding: “Stephen Fry is very happy and proud to say that he has set the wheels in motion for a wedding sometime in the future but no date has been set due to a busy work schedule.”
Writing on Twitter, the presenter said: “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!”
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