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Georgia Tennant shared an adorable on set snap of her and David (Picture: BBC Pictures Archives)

Doctor Who fans have been thrilled that David Tennant is returning to the long-running show but on-one is more excited than his wife and their children.

David, 52, keeps his family life fairly private but is quietly married to Who co-star Georgia Tennant, occasionally sharing their everyday antics such as disaster shopping trips.

The 38-year-old producer actually met David on set in 2008 while appearing on Doctor Who in the role of the Doctor’s daughter, Jenny.

Together they have five children – Olive, Wilfred, Doris, Birdie – including Georgia’s eldest child Ty who the Good Omens actor adopted.

David and Georgia take their children’s privacy incredibly seriously but in celebration of the big milestone, the excited mum shared a family snap.

The Ahsoka actor beamed from ear to ear as he held his youngest and hugged his family, although their faces were covered.

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The children’s faces were covered but David looked happy (Picture: georgiatennantofficial/Instagram)
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The pair have been married since 2011 (Picture: Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Georgia also shared a promotional picture of her and David from Doctor Who as well as a throwback snap of her in character as the Doctor’s daughter.

She shared her ‘deep’ connection with the show in the caption, which reaches into her childhood too as she is fifth doctor Peter Davidson’s daughter.

‘Ugh gosh where do I start?! Doctor Who has always been there, embedded deep in the fabric of my existence and it seems it always will be,’ Georgia wrote in her caption.

She continued: ‘During childhood it entertained me with weekends spent in convention halls with my dad. As I grew up it gave me a career and then in an unlikely timey wimey series of events gave me a family and now my children will tell a similar (but even less likely) story.

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This picture is honestly just so wholesome (Picture: BBC Pictures Archives)
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Georgia portrayed Jenny in an episode titled The Doctor’s Daughter (Picture: georgiatennantofficial/Instagram)

‘It’s a joy to be part of the Who family in every sense of that. Thank you for it all. Happy Birthday old boy x ‘

‘Where am I?’ teased Ty who was not in the group picture but has followed in his parents’ footsteps becoming an actor.

Eagle-eyed fans spotted that one of their children, believed to be Wilfred, was rocking a top which said: ‘Lets get one thing straight, I’m not.’

Last year Georgia confirmed their 10-year-old now uses they/them pronouns with both parents being vocal allies of the trans and non-binary community.

David frequently is seen supporting the LGBTQ+ community in numerous ways, including attending the Rolling Stone UK Awards on Thursday, November 23, wearing a trans Tardis pin.

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David was rocking a trans Tardis pin at the Rolling Stone UK Awards (Picture: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Doctor Who is often seen as a safe space for queer fans, and in a kick-ass statement, returning showrunner Russell T Davies told Metro.co.uk that was something he wanted to nurture.

He told anyone who didn’t want diversity in the cult sci-fi show: ‘Shame on you and good luck to you in your lonely lives.’

The 10th Doctor signed up for three special episodes to mark the British icon’s 60th anniversary before Sex Education’s Ncuti Gatwa takes on the role.

Following Jodie Whittacker’s groundbreaking female doctor, Ncuti will be the first person of colour in the role.

‘It’s something I and a lot of other writers are keen to do – to be progressive, to reflect more of society,’ Russell added.

Doctor Who will return on Saturday 25th November on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

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