Adrian Chiles and Catherine Tate go "public" with their romance

'They're very happy together': New couple Adrian Chiles and Catherine Tate go public with tender PDA in Los Angeles park

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09:42 GMT, 27 September 2012

They've been friends for years, but it now looks Adrian Chiles and Catherine Tate's relationship has blossomed into something more.

The former Daybreak presenter and Doctor Who actress were photographed cuddling up to each other during a holiday in America.

The couple were spotted indulging in some public displays of attention in a public park in Los Angeles, and at one point Chiles tenderly drew the comedienne in for a long hug as they laid on the grass.

Going public: Adrian Chiles and Catherine Tate, pictured here in 2011, have been spotted hugging in a Los Angeles park

Going public: Adrian Chiles and Catherine Tate, pictured here in 2011, have been spotted hugging in a Los Angeles park

Wearing a checked dress and sunglasses, Tate looked happy as she strolled through the park – and Adrian seemed pleased as punch with his Californian stroll.

Wearing cargo shorts, blue polo shirt and a back pack, he smiled as he was pictured by photographers with his long term friend.

The former The One Show star took a swig off his coffee while Tate laid on his lap, and they both seemed relaxed and contented with their PDA.

Pals: The pair are long term friends but it's reported that it has blossomed into something more after their park PDA

Pals: The pair are long term friends but it's reported that it has blossomed into something more after their park PDA

Up close and personall: Chiles and Tate were spotted being close during their intimate day out

Up close and personal: Chiles and Tate are regularly seen out together

At one point they embraced, and they were both spotted looking relaxed and happy as they joked around with each other.

They were certainly relaxed with each others company, and Chiles was seen sipping his coffee while Tate played with her phone.

When they finally had to get up from the ground, Chiles awkwardly stood as he tried to balance his cup of coffee.

A friend of the pair told The Sun: 'They’re very happy together and love spending time with each
other.'

Chiles and comedienne Tate have both been spotted together on several occasions, and she also appeared on his popular topical news series That Sunday Night Show.

Friendly: The pair are reported to be happy together

Friendly: The pair are reported to be happy together

Chiles, who now presents ITV's football coverage, has been single since he split from his wife Jane Garvey in 2008

The couple married in 1998 and
divorced in 2009 – and have two daughters together, 11-year-old Evelyn
Katarina and Sian Mary, eight.

Catherine split from her
partner Twig Clark, a stage manager last year. They have an
eight-year-old daughter together, Erin.

The actress, who is a regular on the U.S. version of The Office, reportedly enjoyed a brief Take That's Jason Orange in late 2011.

Representatives for both Catherine and Adrian have been contacted by the MailOnline for comment.