'All my dreams have come true': TV star Emily Atack welcomes son Barney with boyfriend Alistair Garner

21 June 2024, 08:13

Emily Atack has given birth to her first child - Barney James Garner
Emily Atack has given birth to her first child - Barney James Garner. Picture: Alamy/Instagram

By Asher McShane

The Inbetweeners star Emily Atack has given birth to her first child - Barney James Garner.

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Also known for appearing on reality TV programmes including I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! and Dancing On Ice, as well as her own sketch comedy The Emily Atack Show, she revealed she was pregnant in December.

Atack posted a black and white picture on Instagram on Thursday, of herself, partner Alistair Garner, who is a scientist, and their baby.

She wrote: "We have a beautiful son. Barney James Garner. All my dreams have come true."

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Atack quickly received congratulations from TV presenter Rylan Clark, comedian Daisy May Cooper, singer Peter Andre, Dragon's Den star Sara Davies, author and radio presenter Greg James, actress Amy Robbins and former Countdown star Carol Vorderman.

Cooper wrote: "Congratulations my darling xxx."

Her aunt Robbins wrote "My new best friend" with a heart emoji.

Vorderman wrote: "Well that's brought a tear to my old eyes. Sending the three of you all love."

The post featuring Atack also appeared to have her breastfeeding while in a hospital bed.

The former Celebrity Juice team captain is set to be in an upcoming Disney+ adaption of the Jilly Cooper novel, Rivals.

Her parents are actress, comedian and singer Kate Robbins and musician Keith Atack.

An episode of Who Do You Think You Are? in 2023 delved into her family's relationship with Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney, as her grandmother Elizabeth is a cousin, and her great-aunt Doreen Atack who was a famed whistler.

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