Little Britain star Matt Lucas is planning to contract a civil partnership with his boyfriend, according to The Sun .

The 32-year-old comedian is reported to have proposed last May, and reveals in a new book about the hit series, Inside Little Britain, that he feels that he feels that he and his boyfriend are “destined to be together.”

Lucas found love with 30-year-old Kevin McGee, who works as a TV researcher. No date or venue for their civil partnership ceremony has been announced.

As reported on PinkNews.co.uk, Lucas and his comedy partner David Walliams are working on an American version of their hit series for cable channel HBO.

UK viewers have a Christmas special to look forward to. Guest stars include Dawn French and Ronnie Corbett.