Emily Atack: Career and relationship history

The former Inbetweeners star is one of the hosts rumoured to be replacing Laura Whitmore on Love Island.

Emily Atack
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Emily Atack is currently filming Series 3 of the Emily Atack show as we look at her career and relationship history.

The English actress, comedian, impressionist and television personality from Luton is best known for playing Charlotte Hinchcliffe on the E4 comedy series The Inbetweeners and is rumoured to be one of the hosts in line to replace Laura Whitmore on Love Island.

Emily once revealed how her famous mum inspires her, and here's all you need to know about the star...

Did Emily Atack appear in Heartbeat?

Yes Emily Atack appeared in an episode of ITV's Heartbeat - she played the role of Cathy Dee in the 2008 episode You Never Can Tell. In the episode, the famous pop manger Stan Sparrow (Hywel Simons) returns to his native town to marry his latest young star Cathy Dee. The next morning Sparrow is found dead in his room at the Aidenfield Arms. 

One fan tweeted, "Watching an ep of #heartbeat with Emily Atack in it.... happy days!"

Another fan put, "Emily Atack in heartbeat looking sweet and innocent"

Emily Atack career

Emily Atack started out her career in Blue Murder where she played Kelly Lang in episode Not a Matter of Life and Death - a year before her Heartbeat debut. But it was her role in E4 show The Inbetweeners that landed her fame. She appeared in six episodes from 2008-2010. 

Emily has starred in several reality shows including Dancing on Ice, I'm A Celebrity Get Me Outta Here , and Celebrity Juice.

Her stage show credits include Breakfast at Tiffany's, Talk Thirty to Me, and The Understudy

Emily has just spoken out about a new BBC 2 documentary she's worked on, Emily Atack: Sexual Harassment & Me, she said, "With this documentary, I am hoping to find answers to the many questions I've been asking myself my entire life, and I hope it will go on to help thousands of others too."

  • Blue Murder [2007]
  • Heartbeat [2008]
  • Mid Life Christmas [2009]
  • Rock & Chips [2010]
  • The Inbetweeners [2008-2010]
  • Little Crackers [2010]
  • Outside Bet [2012]
  • Me and Mrs Jones [2012]
  • Get Lucky [2013]
  • Almost Married [2014]
  • Unforgivable [2014]
  • The Hoarder [2015]
  • The Keith Lemon Sketch Show [2015]
  • Dad's Army [2016]
  • Broken Glass [2016]
  • Ibiza Undead [2016]
  • Father Brown [2017]
  • Lost in Florence [2017]
  • Tracey Ullman's Show [2016-17]
  • The Keith and Paddy Picture Show [2017]
  • Lies We Tell [2017]
  • Birds of a Feather [2017]
  • Sky Comedy Christmas Shorts [2017]
  • Songbird [2018]
  • Patrick [2018]
  • Iron Sky: The Coming Race [2019]
  • Urban Myths [2019]
  • Almost Never [2019-2020]
  • The Understudy [2020-2021]
  • The Emily Atack Show [2020
  • Dark Cloud [2022]
  • Lifecoach [pre-production]
  • Felo De Se [announced]

Is Emily Atack in a relationship?

Emily Atack is reportedly dating former Big Brother star Liam McGough. The pair were pictured back in July enjoying a dinner date at the Galvin at Windows restaurant at the Park Lane Hotel with sources claiming she was keen to take things with the tree surgeon to the "next level".

A source told The Sun, "They’ve been dating for a short while but it’s started to get more serious recently. This weekend was a smart dinner together and they’re clearly having a good time."

A couple of days later the pair were photographed locking lips while eating at an outside restaurant in London.

Liam came third place on Big Brother 8 back in 2000 and last month he accompanied Emily to see her mother - Kate Robbins - take to the stage in Crazy Coqs in London and were pictured walking hand in hand into the venue.

Liam McGough

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Emily Atack relationship history

Prior to dating Liam McGough, Emily was rumoured to be dating Jack Grealish but reports in The Mirror claimed she unfollowed him on Instagram, following the end of their rumoured six-week fling. 

Emily is reported to have previously dated Big Brother star Ziggy Lichman, McFly star and former I'm A Celebrity winner Dougie Poynter (2014), former One Direction star Harry Styles, Strictly Come Dancing contestant Seann Walsh (2016), Mark Wright (2012), and boxer Charlie Edwards.

In 2019 she dated Rob Jowers, and Jack Vacher (2012-2018) and more recently, the star had a whirlwind romance with model boyfriend, Jude Taylor.

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Selina Maycock
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Selina is a Senior Family Writer for GoodtoKnow and has more than 16 years years of experience. She specialises in royal family news, including the latest activities of Prince George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and Lilibet. She also covers the latest government, health and charity advice for families. Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism, and gained her NCTJ and NCE qualifications. During her career, she’s also written for Woman, Woman's Own, Woman&Home, and Woman's Weekly as well as Heat magazine, Bang Showbiz - and the Scunthorpe Telegraph. When she's not covering family news, you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories (including award-winning scarecrows!)