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

Stella

Sky 1 comedy drama set around a community in Wales. 52 episodes (5 series), 2012 - 2016. Stars Ruth Jones, Leona Vaughan, Suzanne Packer, Laila Rouass and others.

Returns Friday 23rd December at 9pm. Episode Guide
Series 5, Episode 9 is repeated on Wednesday at 9pm

Series 2

Stella. Image shows from L to R: Rob Morgan (Mark Lewis Jones), Stella (Ruth Jones), Sean (Kenny Doughty). Copyright: Tidy Productions.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 11th January 2013

Ruth Jones returns to the Welsh valleys as put-upon single mother Stella.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Dai (Owen Teale), Paula (Elizabeth Berrington), Daddy (Howell Evans). Copyright: Tidy Productions.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 18th January 2013

After confessing to Sean that a one-night stand with Rob could mean he's the father of her baby, Stella's heartbroken boyfriend plans to leave Pontyberry for good.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Russell Grant, Nadine (Karen Paullada), Karl (Julian Lewis Jones). Copyright: Tidy Productions.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 25th January 2013

There's a ruckus as rows, rogue lovers and Russell Grant come to Pontyberry.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Stella (Ruth Jones), Emma (Catrin Stewart). Copyright: Tidy Productions.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 1st February 2013

Whilst Emma and Sunil kiss and make up, Alan's world begins to collapse as the rugby club looks set to close. Dai, meanwhile, is bereft when Paula leaves him, and Rob takes control of the building firm.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Rob Morgan (Mark Lewis Jones), Alan (Steve Speirs), Paula (Elizabeth Berrington), Stella (Ruth Jones). Copyright: Tidy Productions.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 8th February 2013

Despite an attempt at counselling, relations between Paula and Dai are at an all-time low after she sleeps with Yanto. Stella's aghast but has her own mixed feelings toward Rob to figure out. Meanwhile, a 1980s-themed school reunion is on the cards.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Emma (Catrin Stewart), Sunil (Rory Girvan). Copyright: Tidy Productions.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 15th February 2013

There's nowhere to hide when Ruth accidentally interrupts what appears to be a romantic date between Rob and Melissa.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Dai (Owen Teale), PC Jane Glover (Michelle McTernan). Copyright: Tidy Productions.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 22nd February 2013

Unable to locate Dai, Aunty Brenda sets WPC Glover on the case to find the heartbroken ex-serviceman.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Luke (Craig Gallivan), Lenny Mack (Gareth Pierce). Copyright: Tidy Productions.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 1st March 2013

Stella isn't enthusiastic about Luke's boxing career and confronts Rob for wrongfully encouraging their son, but the debate only reignites sparks between the old lovers.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Aunty Brenda (Di Botcher), Alan (Steve Speirs), Scott Quinnell. Copyright: Tidy Productions.

9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 8th March 2013

Alan and Aunty Brenda team up to raise funds in a last-ditch attempt to save the rugby club. Off the pitch, Rob and Stella try to rebuild their trust in one another, but his secret threatens to ruin everything.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 8th March 2013

Rob makes Stella a life-changing offer, but as chaos engulfs her family and friends, can she accept it?

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Documentary: Behind The Scenes

First broadcast: Friday 15th March 2013

Ruth Jones's much-loved comedy may have finished its second run, but head back to the valleys for this making-of special.

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