Actor Eddie Redmayne has married his longtime girlfriend Hannah Bagshawe.

A representative for The Theory of Everything star revealed that the couple married at Babington House in Somerset on Monday, December 15.

The representative told entertainment website Just Jared: "I am happy to confirm that Hannah Bagshawe and Eddie Redmayne married today.

"They celebrated with a small number of close family and friends."

Redmayne plays Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, and has earned rave reviews for his portrayal of the physicist.

The film opens in cinemas on January 1. Watch out for a video interview with Eddie Redmayne in the coming weeks on RTÉ TEN.