British Comedy Guide

Stella. Image shows from L to R: Stella (Ruth Jones), Michael Jackson (Patrick Baladi). Copyright: Tidy Productions.


Sky 1 comedy drama set around a community in Wales. 51 episodes (5 series), 2012 - 2016. Stars Ruth Jones, Leona Vaughan, Suzanne Packer, Laila Rouass and others.

Returns for a Christmas special.
(Series 5, Episode is repeated on Wednesday at 9pm)

Production Details

Production company

Tidy Productions

The theme music is And Then She Smiles by The Mock Turtles.
Laugh track


Series 1 filmed from March 2011, on location in the valley of Rhondda Fach. Stella resides at 23 Elm Street, Ferndale. Series 2 filmed for 21 weeks from Monday 30th April 2012.

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 6th January 2012 on Sky 1 at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 15th March 2016 on Sky 1 at 9pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 5 Episode 3: Wednesday at 9pm on Sky 1

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