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.

Press clippings

Rob Brydon reveals he thinks Uncle Bryn was gay

Gavin & Stacey star Rob Brydon has revealed he thinks his character Uncle Bryn was gay in the much-loved show.

Amelia Wynne, Daily Mail, 29th December 2021

10 best British comedy Christmas specials, according to IMDb

Fans of British comedies eagerly await their favorite show's Christmas specials. These are the 10 best according to IMDb ratings.

Dalton Norman, Screen Rant, 18th December 2021

Stephen Fretwell on his music in Gavin & Stacey

In 2007, burgeoning UK singer-songwriter Stephen Fretwell received a call from his friend and publisher Joe, asking him to approve the use of his track Run on a "small BBC Three comedy" by the similarly up-and-coming James Corden and Ruth Jones.

Paul Glynn, BBC, 17th July 2021

Why the mum is TV's most compelling character

Parental comedy Motherland is back - a reminder that some of pop culture's most watchable matriarchs are anything but perfect.

Nell Frizzell, The Guardian, 10th May 2021

Gavin & Stacey's Rob Brydon hints at another special

There could be one more special episode of Gavin And Stacey, according to one of the show's lead actors.

BBC, 15th April 2021

Royal Television Society Awards 2021 nominations

Brassic, Sex Education, The Young Offenders, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Sophie Willan, Ruth Jones, Youssef Kerkour, O-T Fagbenle and Paul Chahidi are amongst the nominees for the RTS Programme Awards 2021.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd March 2021

Mrs. Brown's Boys suffers in cross-channel ratings drop

Mrs. Brown's Boys has suffered its lowest-ever Christmas Day ratings this year, but amidst a much-criticised poor festive TV schedule, remains the second most-watched comedy special of the season to date.

British Comedy Guide, 27th December 2020

Gavin & Stacey removes Fairytale of New York slur

A repeat of last year's Gavin & Stacey Christmas special will be edited to remove an offensive slur from a scene featuring Fairytale of New York by The Pogues.

Louis Chilton, The Independent, 24th December 2020

Gavin & Stacey stars reunite on BBC Radio Wales

Joanna Page and Mathew Horne will host a show on BBC Radio Wales on Christmas Day, featuring a number of their Gavin & Stacey co-stars as guests.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd December 2020

I Talk Telly Awards 2020 nominations

After Life, Friday Night Dinner, Gavin & Stacey, Ghosts, Home, Inside No. 9, Man Like Mobeen and This Country are amongst the nominees for the I Talk Telly Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 8th November 2020

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