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.

  • Due to return for The Finale
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 516

Press clippings

Joanna Page: Gavin & Stacey return felt like a dream

Gavin & Stacey star Joanna Page has said she thought it was "a dream" when she heard that the series would return for a final episode on Christmas Day.

Rosie Mercer, BBC, 4th June 2024

Gavin And Stacey finale leak was mean, says Jones

Gavin & Stacey co-creator Ruth Jones has said news leaking early about the show's final episode was "really mean".

Rosie Mercer, BBC, 28th May 2024

Update on Gavin & Stacey Christmas special as BBC reveal second part to grand finale

It is one of the most eagerly anticipated TV events of 2024 - but as well as the grand finale, the BBC will be screening a special behind-the-scenes documentary looking at the sitcom's 17-year history.

Rod McPhee, The Sun, 26th May 2024

PETA urge Gavin & Stacey's Pam to go vegan

Fans rejoiced earlier this month after it was revealed Gavin & Stacey will be returning for its last ever episode on Christmas Day. And as viewers went wild wondering what Smithy's answer will be to Nessa's shock proposal and whether we will finally find out what really happened on that fishing trip, others are wondering about Pam's vegetarianism and whether she will perhaps have turned vegan.

Kirsten Murray, Daily Mail, 21st May 2024

Gavin & Stacey, the sitcom New Labour built

The show, which returns this Christmas, is the platonic ideal of life under Gordon Brown: heaven as a place where nothing ever happens, to a soundtrack of breezy landfill indie.

Fergal Kinney, The New Statesman, 7th May 2024

James Corden teases Gavin & Stacey happy ending

James Corden has hinted at a happy ending for major characters in Gavin & Stacey after confirming the beloved sitcom will return with a Christmas special.

Caroline Peacock, The Sun, 4th May 2024

Gavin & Stacey 2024 Christmas special confirmed

The BBC has confirmed that Gavin & Stacey will return on Christmas Day 2024 "for the last ever episode".

British Comedy Guide, 3rd May 2024

What can we expect from the final Gavin & Stacey?

We're not gonna lie - it's well lush to hear Gavin & Stacey is coming back to our screens one last time.

Catherine Evans & Elinor Rice, BBC, 3rd May 2024

BBC bosses convinced Corden & Jones to turn down seven-figure Netflix bid for last ever Gavin & Stacey

Netflix offered a multi-million pound deal to stream the final of Gavin & Stacey - but the last-ever show of the much-loved comedy will be beamed to the whole nation instead.

Rod McPhee & Clemmie Moodie, The Sun, 3rd May 2024

"There's no Gavin & Stacey without Fat Friends"

It's a drama about a fictional slimming club - and the set where Ruth Jones and James Corden first met. Fat Friends came to our screens seven years before the Welsh-English comedy classic Gavin And Stacey. The show, set in Leeds, is now winning new fans after dropping on Netflix.

Lucy Owen, BBC, 8th April 2024

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