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.

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Series 3, Episode 1

Gavin starts his new job in Cardiff, Stacey is thrilled to be back in Barry, Smithy is still in Essex, and Nessa is adjusting to life in Dave's caravan in Sully. The weekend brings with it a big reunion, as everyone meets up for the christening of baby Neil.

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Further details

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

Gavin starts his new job in Cardiff, while Stacey is thrilled to be back at home in Barry once again. Smithy, meanwhile, comes to terms with life in Essex without his best mate and Nessa is adjusting to life in Dave's caravan in Sully.

The weekend brings with it a big reunion, as everyone meets up for the christening of baby Neil. But how will Smithy react to news from Nessa that it's a double celebration? And what will Gavin's answer be to Stacey's request?

Broadcast details

Thursday 26th November 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 29th November 2009 11:35pm BBC3
Saturday 9th January 2010 10:10pm BBC3
Monday 29th March 2010 9:00pm BBC3
Monday 9th August 2010 9:00pm BBC3
Monday 9th August 2010 11:50pm BBC3
Sunday 2nd January 2011 10:55pm BBC1
Monday 23rd May 2011 9:00pm BBC3
Tuesday 24th May 2011 12:20am BBC3
Wednesday 19th October 2011 10:00pm Gold
Thursday 20th October 2011 9:20pm Gold
Sunday 11th December 2011 9:00pm BBC3
Monday 12th December 2011 1:00am BBC3
Monday 2nd January 2012 8:15am Gold
Sunday 26th February 2012 12:00pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd May 2012 11:00pm Gold
Monday 27th August 2012 10:50pm BBC1
Monday 27th August 2012 11:20pm BBC1 Wales
Monday 12th November 2012 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 13th November 2012 12:40am Gold
Friday 30th November 2012 9:00pm Dave
Friday 11th January 2013 8:00pm BBC3
Wednesday 27th February 2013 9:40pm Gold
Thursday 28th February 2013 1:30am Gold
Saturday 2nd March 2013 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 16th May 2013 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 16th May 2013 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 31st July 2013 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 31st July 2013 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 14th September 2013 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 24th October 2013 9:40pm Gold
Friday 25th October 2013 7:00pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd December 2013 8:00pm BBC3
Thursday 27th February 2014 11:00pm Gold
Saturday 15th March 2014 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 20th May 2014 8:00pm BBC3
Saturday 28th June 2014 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 26th August 2014 1:20am Gold
Tuesday 26th August 2014 9:40pm Gold
Sunday 12th October 2014 8:00pm Dave
Tuesday 21st October 2014 9:20pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd October 2014 7:20pm Gold
Wednesday 26th November 2014 12:40am Gold
Wednesday 3rd December 2014 8:00pm BBC3
Monday 23rd March 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 24th March 2015 2:00am Gold
Thursday 9th April 2015 8:00pm BBC3
Monday 13th July 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 14th July 2015 3:00pm Gold
Saturday 26th September 2015 1:20am Dave
Saturday 26th September 2015 8:00pm Dave
Sunday 15th November 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 9th February 2016 1:00am BBC3
Monday 15th February 2016 9:00pm BBC3
Tuesday 16th February 2016 3:25am BBC3
Monday 22nd February 2016 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 1:50am Gold
Wednesday 9th March 2016 11:10pm W
Thursday 10th March 2016 10:40pm W
Saturday 2nd April 2016 9:00pm Dave
Tuesday 30th August 2016 10:20pm Gold
Wednesday 31st August 2016 8:45pm Gold
Thursday 8th September 2016 11:20pm W
Monday 2nd January 2017 9:15pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 10:40pm W
Tuesday 10th January 2017 2:00am Dave
Sunday 29th January 2017 1:35am Dave
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 3:25am Dave
Saturday 18th March 2017 2:05pm Dave
Thursday 4th May 2017 10:40pm W
Tuesday 16th May 2017 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 17th May 2017 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 1st August 2017 9:40pm Gold
Sunday 13th August 2017 5:40pm Gold
Wednesday 30th August 2017 10:00pm W
Thursday 31st August 2017 12:20am W
Friday 29th December 2017 7:45pm W
Saturday 30th December 2017 1:10am W
Monday 1st January 2018 8:00pm Dave
Sunday 11th February 2018 6:35pm Gold
Monday 12th February 2018 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 6th March 2018 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 7th March 2018 2:10pm Gold
Saturday 10th March 2018 3:00pm Dave
Wednesday 18th April 2018 11:40pm W
Thursday 19th April 2018 11:00pm W
Monday 7th May 2018 12:40pm Gold
Monday 7th May 2018 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 28th July 2018 12:10am W
Thursday 4th October 2018 11:40pm W
Friday 5th October 2018 11:00pm W
Saturday 17th November 2018 12:15am W
Saturday 17th November 2018 11:10pm W
Tuesday 20th November 2018 10:20pm Gold
Wednesday 21st November 2018 9:40pm Gold
Monday 24th December 2018 6:40pm W
Tuesday 25th December 2018 12:55am W
Wednesday 26th December 2018 6:40pm W
Thursday 27th December 2018 12:30am W
Tuesday 1st January 2019 2:00pm Dave
Wednesday 2nd January 2019 12:00pm Dave
Monday 6th May 2019 1:40pm Gold
Monday 6th May 2019 5:25pm Gold
Saturday 21st September 2019 6:00pm Dave
Sunday 22nd September 2019 1:00pm Dave
Saturday 28th September 2019 9:00pm Gold
Sunday 29th September 2019 5:00pm Gold
Saturday 12th October 2019 9:40pm W
Sunday 13th October 2019 7:40pm W
Wednesday 13th November 2019 8:40pm Gold
Thursday 14th November 2019 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 31st December 2019 11:50pm W
Wednesday 1st January 2020 2:00pm Dave
Friday 27th March 2020 9:40pm Gold
Saturday 28th March 2020 12:10am Gold
Sunday 5th April 2020 12:00pm Dave
Thursday 6th August 2020 8:40pm Gold
Thursday 6th August 2020 11:20pm Gold
Saturday 29th August 2020 9:00pm W
Sunday 30th August 2020 7:40pm W
Friday 9th October 2020 10:20pm W
Saturday 10th October 2020 9:20pm W
Saturday 24th October 2020 3:00pm Dave
Saturday 26th December 2020 12:25am W
Sunday 27th December 2020 12:10am W
Friday 1st January 2021 12:00am Dave
Friday 1st January 2021 2:00pm Dave
Monday 5th April 2021 5:00pm Gold
Tuesday 6th April 2021 2:25pm Gold
Friday 14th May 2021 10:00pm W
Saturday 15th May 2021 8:00pm W
Friday 2nd July 2021 10:00pm Dave
Saturday 3rd July 2021 8:00pm Dave
Saturday 31st July 2021 9:20pm W
Sunday 1st August 2021 8:20pm W
Monday 30th August 2021 8:05am Gold
Monday 30th August 2021 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 31st August 2021 7:25pm Gold
Wednesday 1st September 2021 3:00pm Gold
Wednesday 6th October 2021 10:00pm W
Thursday 7th October 2021 9:00pm W
Saturday 16th October 2021 11:00am Gold
Wednesday 20th October 2021 8:40pm Gold
Thursday 21st October 2021 12:10am Gold
Thursday 21st October 2021 3:20pm Gold
Saturday 13th November 2021 7:40pm W
Sunday 14th November 2021 5:40pm W
Tuesday 28th December 2021 5:00pm W
Wednesday 29th December 2021 12:15am W
Wednesday 29th December 2021 1:00pm W
Sunday 2nd January 2022 9:00pm Dave
Monday 3rd January 2022 1:55pm Dave
Thursday 20th January 2022 8:00pm Gold
Friday 21st January 2022 2:00pm Gold
Friday 29th April 2022 10:00pm W
Saturday 30th April 2022 8:00pm W
Sunday 15th May 2022 4:20pm Gold
Monday 16th May 2022 10:30pm BBC3
Tuesday 17th May 2022 3:00am BBC3
Thursday 19th May 2022 2:20am BBC3
Wednesday 1st June 2022 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 2nd June 2022 1:35am Gold
Saturday 4th June 2022 12:30am Dave
Friday 29th July 2022 7:40am Gold
Friday 29th July 2022 1:30pm Gold
Friday 29th July 2022 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 30th July 2022 2:25am Gold
Friday 2nd September 2022 10:00pm W
Saturday 3rd September 2022 9:00pm W
Wednesday 7th December 2022 8:00pm BBC3
Sunday 18th December 2022 2:00pm Dave
Wednesday 28th December 2022 5:00pm W
Thursday 29th December 2022 2:20pm W
Monday 2nd January 2023 12:00pm Dave
Tuesday 31st January 2023 4:40pm Gold
Tuesday 31st January 2023 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 1st February 2023 2:15am Gold
Friday 17th March 2023 10:00pm W
Saturday 18th March 2023 9:00pm W
Saturday 1st April 2023 3:20pm Dave
Monday 10th April 2023 2:00pm W
Tuesday 25th April 2023 8:00pm BBC3
Wednesday 26th April 2023 12:55am BBC3
Wednesday 26th April 2023 3:25am BBC3
Sunday 30th April 2023 3:20pm Dave
Friday 26th May 2023 10:00pm W
Saturday 27th May 2023 9:00pm W
Friday 7th July 2023 10:00pm W
Saturday 8th July 2023 8:00pm W
Saturday 26th August 2023 9:40pm Gold
Sunday 27th August 2023 9:00pm Gold
Monday 28th August 2023 12:00pm Gold
Monday 28th August 2023 4:00pm Gold
Thursday 28th September 2023 8:30pm BBC3
Friday 29th September 2023 2:20am BBC3
Friday 29th September 2023 10:30pm W
Saturday 30th September 2023 9:00pm W
Friday 27th October 2023 12:00am Dave
Tuesday 26th December 2023 2:50pm W
Wednesday 27th December 2023 1:55pm W
Wednesday 3rd January 2024 8:30pm BBC3
Friday 5th January 2024 3:25am BBC3
Friday 2nd February 2024 11:00pm W
Saturday 3rd February 2024 9:00pm W
Saturday 24th February 2024 2:00pm Dave
Wednesday 28th February 2024 8:00pm BBC3
Thursday 29th February 2024 2:30am BBC3
Thursday 21st March 2024 9:20pm Gold
Friday 22nd March 2024 12:50am Gold
Friday 22nd March 2024 6:00pm Gold
Saturday 30th March 2024 9:20pm Dave
Sunday 31st March 2024 10:00am Dave
Thursday 11th April 2024 10:40pm Dave

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
Steffan Rhodri Dave
Sheridan Smith Rudi
Pam Ferris Cath
Guest cast
Wayne Cater Huw Davies (Gavin's new boss)
Steven Meo Owain Hughes (IT Manager)
Ifan Huw Dafydd Neil (Nessa's Father)
William Thomas Vicar
Ellie Campbell Office Worker
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
David Ferris (as Dave Ferris) Production Designer


Gavin's New Job

Gavin settles into his new job.

Featuring: James Corden (Smithy), Mathew Horne (Gavin), Wayne Cater (Huw Davies) & Steven Meo (Owain Hughes).

Nessa's Relationship Advice

Nessa is adjusting to life in Dave's caravan down in Sully.

Featuring: Ruth Jones (Nessa) & Joanna Page (Stacey).

Bryn Sings 'So Strong'

Bryn signs 'So Strong' in church.

Featuring: Rob Brydon (Bryn) & William Thomas (Vicar).

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