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


  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky One
  • 2012 - 2017
  • 58 episodes (6 series)

Comedy drama written by and starring Ruth Jones as Stella, a single mother struggling in the Welsh valleys. Stars Ruth Jones, Joanna Riding, Piers Ahia, Patrick Baladi, Craig Gallivan and more.

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Series 2, Episode 1

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

Further details

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

This new series joins Stella and Sean preparing for their new arrival, while Emma and Sunil adjust to married life. Domestic bliss looks doubtful for both, however, as Rob's business dealings bring him back to Pontyberry and Sunil enrols at a brainy (and boozy) medical school. Elsewhere, Dai begins work at the funeral home with wife Paula, creating untoward problems for the usually adventurous couple.

Catch up with lollipop man Alan too, who experiences a run of bad luck when his crossing is replaced by traffic lights. Karl and Nadine's new salon Tantastic Bodies, meanwhile, promises to make the town "browner and beefier", and they've already got a potential client in Aunty Brenda, a new arrival from Tenerife armed with bags of insults and an appetite to offend.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th January 2013
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 12th January 2013 9:00pm Sky1
Tuesday 15th January 2013 9:00pm Sky1
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 9:00pm Sky2

Cast & crew

Ruth Jones Stella
Craig Gallivan Luke
Catrin Stewart Emma
Justin Davies Ben
Di Botcher Aunty Brenda
Steve Speirs Alan
Daniel Gammond Little Alan
Karen Paullada Nadine
Julian Lewis Jones Karl
Elizabeth Berrington Paula
Pal Aron Jagadeesh
Russell Gomer Yanto
Maxine Evans Rhian
Howell Evans Daddy
Sudha Bhuchar Tanisha
Owen Teale Dai
Rory Girvan Sunil
Taj Atwal Jasminder
Kenny Doughty Sean
Mark Lewis Jones Rob Morgan
Nadia Kamil Bethan
Lucinda Dryzek Leah
Guest cast
Dave Bond Mr Palmer
Gwenyth Petty Mrs Mason
Katherine Mangold (as Katharine Mangold) Canadian Official
Samantha Coughlan (as Samantha Couglan) Kate
Will Howard Waiter
Robbie Lester Josh
Oliver Llewellyn Jenkins Sam
Writing team
Ruth Jones Writer
Jyoti Fernandes Writer (Additional Material)
Suzi McIntosh Script Editor
David Peet Story
Ruth Jones Story
Production team
Mandie Fletcher Director
David Peet Series Producer
Josh Dynevor Producer
Barry Lynch Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Sara Jones Editor
Amelia Shankland Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer
Nick Lloyd Composer

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