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Stephen Fry marries Elliott Spencer in Norfolk

Norfolk actor and television presenter Stephen Fry has married his partner Elliott Spencer. The pair were due to wed in Dereham Register Office.

Mr Fry posted a picture of the happy couple on his Twitter account.

Stephen Fry shows off engagement ring

Norfolk's Stephen Fry proudly showed off his chunky engagement ring today as he launched next month's BAFTA awards.

It emerged earlier this week that the 57-year-old actor and broadcaster is to marry Elliott Spencer in a register office ceremony in Dereham.

Stephen Fry's engagement ring Credit: PA Wire

The Hobbit star ensured onlookers copped a load of the ring as he displayed it during his first public appearance since his forthcoming marriage was disclosed.

Stephen Fry at the BAFTA launch Credit: PA Wire

Stephen Fry was announcing the nominations for the BAFTA film awards, which will be staged on February 8.

Stephen Fry getting married: See the venue

The actor and broadcaster Stephen Fry says he's "very, very happy" after news got out that he's to wed his boyfriend.

The QI presenter's career in entertainment began while he was at university in Cambridge.

He and his partner, who's 30 years his junior, have made a formal application to marry at a register office in Norfolk near his home.

Click below to watch our report from Natalie Gray who has been to see where the couple will tie the knot.


Fry backs new campaign to support gay footballers

Stephen Fry has backed a new campaign to support gay footballers. The campaign is being run by Stonewall and Paddy Power.

The launch of the scheme has seen pairs of rainbow laces sent to every professional footballer in the country to allow them to show their public support for gay players.

Mental health charity has 'huge response' after Stephen Fry suicide admission

Paul Farmer, the chief executive of mental health charity MIND, says Stephen Fry is helping to "sweep away the stigma surrounding mental health".

He said: "Stephen Fry, our president, has been extremely open and honest about his own mental health and the depths of despair he has experienced, and we know just from the response we've had in the last 24 hours how important that is to thousands of people who now feel that they're not alone."

There are around 6,000 people who take their own lives in this country every year.

For help and advice about mental health issues visit the MIND website.

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