Gavin & Stacey. Image shows from L to R: Nessa (Ruth Jones), Gavin (Mathew Horne), Stacey (Joanna Page), Smithy (James Corden). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
Gavin & Stacey

Gavin & Stacey

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One / BBC Three
  • 2007 - 2019
  • 21 episodes (3 series)

A critic-pleasing, gentle and warm comedy about the romance between an Essex lad and Welsh girl. Stars Mathew Horne, Joanna Page, Ruth Jones, James Corden, Alison Steadman and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4

The Shipmans drive down to Wales for the wedding fayre, and after a momentous trip to the church for the reading of the banns, Nessa tells Stacey her big secret.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Sunday 27th May 2007
BBC Three
30 minutes


  1. Tuesday 23rd April 2024 at 8:30pm on BBC3
  2. Wednesday 24th April 2024 at 2:10am on BBC3

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Monday 12th January 2009 9:30pm BBC3
Monday 4th May 2009 9:00pm BBC3
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Tuesday 1st June 2010 12:45am BBC3
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Tuesday 15th October 2013 8:30pm BBC3
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Friday 12th April 2024 11:00pm W
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Cast & crew

Mathew Horne Gavin
Joanna Page Stacey
Ruth Jones Nessa
James Corden Smithy
Alison Steadman Pam
Larry Lamb Mick
Melanie Walters Gwen
Rob Brydon Bryn
Margaret John Doris
Guest cast
Brendan Patricks Magician
Matt Lucas Jammy
Gillian Elisa Lingerie Lady
William Thomas Father Chris
Writing team
James Corden Writer
Ruth Jones Writer
Production team
Christine Gernon Director
Ted Dowd Producer
Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Liana Del Giudice Editor


Matt Lucas' cameo appearance

Matt Lucas drops into Gavin & Stacey to play the role of a stag party organiser.

Featuring: James Corden (Smithy) & Matt Lucas (Jammy).

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