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

BBC One and BBC Three sitcom about a young couple. 21 episodes (3 series), 2007 - 2019. Stars Mathew Horne, Joanna Page, Ruth Jones, James Corden and others.

Returns 25th Dec. Episode Guide
Series 3, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold on Tuesday at 2pm.

Press Clippings

ITV rejected Gavin & Stacey because it was set in Wales

ITV turned down Gavin & Stacey - because it was set in Wales. Before taking their show to the BBC, Ruth Jones and James Corden pitched their idea to ITV's head of comedy who thought it was 'fantastic'. But her bosses vetoed it, fearing a show set in Barry and Essex would not appeal to a mainstream audience.

Jay Richardson, Chortle, 6th November 2019

Russell Tovey won't be back for Gavin & Stacey

Russell Tovey has confirmed he will not reprise his role as Budgie for this year's Gavin & Stacey Christmas special, because his character "wasn't written back".

Female First, 29th October 2019

Larry Lamb on Gavin & Stacey Christmas comeback

Gavin & Stacey star Larry Lamb believes the comedy show will have all of its old magic when it returns after a 10-year break.

The Sunday Post, 22nd September 2019

The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century

The Thick Of It is the highest rated British comedy in fourth place. Also listed: The Office (6), Fleabag (8), Peep Show (9), Nighty Night (16), Black Mirror (23), Spaced (29), Catastrophe (34), Brass Eye (37), Detectorists (38), Nathan Barley (47), Black Books (53), Inside No. 9 (66), Shameless (70), The Inbetweeners (74), Gavin and Stacey (81), Fresh Meat (86), Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (92), The Trip (95) and The Mighty Boosh (98).

The Guardian, 16th September 2019

Video: Ruth Jones asks noisy fans what's occurin'?

When noisy fans were disturbing filming of comedy Gavin & Stacey, there was only one woman for the job.

BBC, 1st August 2019

Gavin & Stacey stars join hen do

The cast of Gavin & Stacey took some time out from filming on Saturday night to join a hen party in a Cardiff nightclub.

Wales Online, 27th July 2019

Welsh locals angry over 'maddening' 3am filming

Neighbours in the quiet street where the comedy is filmed have complained about crowds, bright lights keeping them up until 3am and rubbish thrown in their gardens.

Mark Jefferies, The Mirror, 19th July 2019

James Corden and Ruth Jones buy ice creams for fans

Actors James Corden and Ruth Jones bought ice creams as a thank you to crowds watching filming of Gavin and Stacey's Christmas special in Barry.

BBC, 15th July 2019

Filming starts on Gavin and Stacey Christmas special

Christmas has come early in Barry as filming begins for the Gavin and Stacey special. The Bafta-winning sitcom, about a long-distance relationship between a girl from south Wales and an Essex boy, was last screened in the UK in 2010. In May, James Corden announced the show's return which is co-written by Ruth Jones. The one-off show will be screened on Christmas Day.

BBC, 13th July 2019

Top 5 moments... Gavin & Stacey

With the recent shock announcement that Gavin & Stacey is to be returning this Christmas with a one-off special episode, MoodyComedy is taking a look back at the top five moments of Gavin & Stacey history...

Becca Moody, Moody Comedy, 23rd June 2019