Long gone are the days when couples would announce their upcoming nuptials through a newspaper notice - or so we thought. But it seems we have been proven wrong by Peep Show star David Mitchell and writer Victoria Coren.

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The couple, who appeared together in 2010 on BBC quiz show 'The Bubble', announced their engagement in The Times register of births, marriages and deaths list (pictured).

They both responded on Twitter to thank all the well wishers. Michell wrote:  "Having received so many lovely messages today, I'm finally coming round to the internet."

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Coren, who has written several books, is also a prominent poker player. She now also presents the BBC4 quiz show Only Connect.

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The couple have been dating since the end of last year. We wish them the very best!