Stella - Production Details

Stella. Image shows from L to R: Stella (Ruth Jones), Michael Jackson (Patrick Baladi). Image credit: Tidy Productions.

"Comedy drama written by and starring Ruth Jones as Stella, a single mother struggling in the Welsh valleys"

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Comedy Details
Comedy Type:TV Comedy Drama
Broadcast:Fri 6th January 2012 - Mon 22nd December 2014  (Sky1)
Episode Count:32 (3 series)
Production Company :Tidy Productions
Filming Locations:Series 1 filmed from March 2011, on location in the valley of Rhondda Fach. Stella resides at 23 Elm Street, Ferndale. Series 2 filmed for 21 weeks from Monday 30th April 2012.
Soundtrack:The theme music is And Then She Smiles by The Mock Turtles.
Laugh Track:NO, Laugh Track Free
Regular Cast
Ruth Jones ... Stella
Craig Gallivan ... Luke
Catrin Stewart ... Emma
Justin Davies (II) ... Ben
Steve Speirs ... Alan
Daniel Gammond ... Little Alan
Patrick Baladi ... Michael Jackson (Series 3)
Eiry Hughes ... Verv (Series 3)
Emma Rydal ... Celia (Series 3)
Tilly Blackwood ... Jan Jackson (Series 3)
Tom Price ... Andy Marsh (Series 3)
Martha Mackintosh ... Katie (Series 3)
Aled Pugh ... Bobby
Pal Aron ... Jagadeesh
Sudha Bhuchar ... Tanisha
Howell Evans ... Daddy
James Thornton ... Marcus (Series 3)
Yasmine Akram ... Parvadi (Series 3)
Di Botcher ... Aunty Brenda (Series 2-3)
Bethan Witcomb ... Zoe (Series 2-3)
Anthony O'Donnell ... Dai Davies
Elizabeth Berrington ... Paula (Series 1-2)
Julian Lewis Jones ... Karl
Karen Paullada ... Nadine
Owen Teale ... Dai (Series 1-2)
Rory Girvan ... Sunil (Series 1-2)
Taj Atwal ... Jasminder (Series 1-2)
Kenny Doughty ... Sean (Series 1-2)
Mark Lewis Jones ... Rob Morgan (Series 1-2)
Maxine Evans ... Rhian
Dafydd Hywel ... Glen Brennig
Beth Robert ... Mrs Barclay (Series 1-2)
Andy Linden ... Big Rae (Series 1-2)
Nadia Kamil ... Bethan (Waitress) (Series 1-2)
Maggie Steed ... Meg (Series 1)
Michael Elwyn ... Ken (Series 1)
Joanna Scanlan ... Nancy (Series 1)
Deddie Davies ... Marj (Series 1 & 3)
Russell Gomer ... Yanto
Paul Kaye ... Peschman Hodd (Series 2)
Lucinda Dryzek ... Leah (Series 2)
Writing Team
Ruth Jones ... Creator
David Peet ... Creator
Ruth Jones ... Writer
Ben Edwards ... Writer (Series 1-2)
Simon Ludders ... Writer (Series 1-2)
Robert Evans
(as Rob Evans)
... Writer
Steve Speirs ... Writer
Ruth Jones ... Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1)
Suzi McIntosh ... Script Editor (Series 2-3)
Production Team
David Peet ... Series Producer
Sandy Johnson ... Director (Series 1)
Sue Tully ... Director (Series 1)
Juliet May ... Director (Series 1)
Tony Dow ... Director
Mandie Fletcher ... Director (Series 2)
Sarah O'Gorman ... Director (Series 2-3)
Jane Dauncey ... Producer (Series 1)
Josh Dynevor ... Producer (Series 2-3)
Ruth Jones ... Exec Producer (Series 1)
Barry Lynch ... Exec Producer
Lucy Lumsden ... Exec Producer
Jon Mountague ... Exec Producer (Series 2-3)
Amelia Shankland ... Production Design
Mark Thomas (II) ... Composer
Peter Hallworth ... Editor (Series 1)
Sara Jones ... Editor
Nick Lloyd ... Composer (Series 2)
John Richards ... Editor (Series 2)
Other Cast / Crew
Lucy Lumsden ... Commissioner
Rob Gittins ... Script Executive (Series 1)
David Peet ... Storylines (Series 2-3)
Ruth Jones ... Storylines (Series 2-3)
Jyoti Fernandes ... Script Associate (Series 2-3)

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