Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. Outnumbered stars Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner, who are husband and wife in the on-screen BBC sitcom, have been in a relationship for a year after their real-life marriages broke down, it has been claimed.The Sun reported Dennis, 56, and Skinner, 53, who play parents Pete and Sue Brockman on the hit show, first got together in March last year.Mother-of-two Skinner split from her partner two-and-a-half years ago, while Dennis and his second wife separated in 2015, it was said.A friend told the newspaper: “They’ve been out in public quite a lot, just no one has quite cottoned on to it.”–– ADVERTISEMENT ––Relatives are said to know about their relationship. The cast of OutnumberedCredit:Anthony Devlin/PA Archive Representatives for both actors did not respond to comment to the Telegraph.As parents on Outnumbered they raised three children, Jake, Ben and Karen, played by Tyger Drew-Honey, now 22, Daniel Roche, 18, and Ramona Marquez, 17. The show ran for seven years over five series, with a separate Christmas special spin-off in 2016.