Stella. Stella (Ruth Jones). Copyright: Tidy Productions.


Sky One comedy drama set around a community in Wales. 58 episodes (6 series), 2012 - 2017. Stars Ruth Jones, Patrick Baladi, Craig Gallivan, Catrin Stewart and others.

Series 1, Episode 2

Stella doesn't react well to Emma's news, causing a rift between mother and daughter. Meanwhile, Paula continues to search for her stolen hearse.

Further details

In the aftermath of Emma's shock announcement, Stella struggles to come to terms with the news that her teenage daughter's relationship with boyfriend Sunil is more serious than she would like.

Fortunately, Sunil's parents aren't impressed either so Stella goes to see them in the hope they'll all be on the same wavelength. They're not, and a none-too-happy Stella tells them where they can shove their opinions, causing a major rift with Emma.

Meanwhile, Paula's stolen hearse turns up sporting something of a new look, and Stella experiences car trouble of her own which leads to her doing her ironing rounds on a peddle bike. When disaster strikes, a knight in shining armour comes in the shape of Harley-riding Sean, whose help extends beyond the domestic chores...

Broadcast details

Friday 13th January 2012
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ruth Jones Stella
Craig Gallivan Luke
Catrin Stewart Emma
Justin Davies Ben
Steve Speirs Alan
Daniel Gammond Little Alan
Karen Paullada Nadine
Julian Lewis Jones Karl
Aled Pugh Bobby
Elizabeth Berrington Paula
Pal Aron Jagadeesh
Maxine Evans Rhian
Dafydd Hywel Glen Brennig
Howell Evans Daddy
Deddie Davies Marj
Sudha Bhuchar Tanisha
Owen Teale Dai
Rory Girvan Sunil
Taj Atwal Jasminder
Kenny Doughty Sean
Beth Robert Mrs Barclay
Maggie Steed Meg
Michael Elwyn Ken
Guest cast
Emma-Jane Goodwin Teacher
Gareth Richards Scratch Card Customer
Claire Graham Aubergine Girl
Euan Brown Alex Rhys
Menna Trussler Bopa Boyce
Writing team
Ruth Jones Writer
Georgia Pritchett Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sue Tully Director
David Peet Series Producer
Jane Dauncey Producer
Ruth Jones Executive Producer
Barry Lynch Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer


Stella: Episode 2 clip

A look at a family tree with a lot of 'Alan' in it.

Featuring: Ruth Jones (Stella), Steve Speirs (Alan), Daniel Gammond (Little Alan).


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