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

Stella

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 2, Episode 6

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

Further details

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

After the disastrous school reunion, Stella tries to forget her drunken misdemeanours and keep out of trouble by working at the undertakers, but there's nowhere to hide when she accidentally interrupts what appears to be a romantic date between Rob and Melissa.

Alan has a nasty run-in with his ex-wife too, having learnt the rugby club is falling into the hands of a property development company. Never defeated, he's planning a counter-attack, albeit an ambitious one...

Elsewhere, Paula and Dai's bumpy break-up takes an unexpected turn with the unhappy couple swapping traits - while Dai develops an unhealthy attachment to booze, his wife samples life as a sober singleton. (Mis)Guided by Peschman's spiritual teaching, Paula aspires to be a more generous person and offers to babysit Emma's son, only to fall off the wagon - well, the bus - and lose little Abrha on the way to his naming ceremony.

Without the baby, there might not be much of a bash, but Jagadeesh's rendition of It's Not Unusual, plus the unexpected arrival of Luke's new foe, Lenny, really kick off the party.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 15th February 2013
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky One
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ruth Jones Stella
Craig Gallivan Luke
Catrin Stewart Emma
Justin Davies Ben
Di Botcher Aunty Brenda
Bethan Witcomb Zoe
Steve Speirs Alan
Daniel Gammond Little Alan
Karen Paullada Nadine
Julian Lewis Jones Karl
Aled Pugh Bobby
Elizabeth Berrington Paula
Pal Aron Jagadeesh
Anthony O'Donnell Dai Davies
Russell Gomer Yanto
Howell Evans Daddy
Sudha Bhuchar Tanisha
Owen Teale Dai
Rory Girvan Sunil
Taj Atwal Jasminder
Mark Lewis Jones Rob Morgan
Andy Linden Big Rae
Nadia Kamil Bethan
Paul Kaye Peschman Hodd
Lucinda Dryzek Leah
Guest cast
Menna Trussler Bopa Boyce
Robbie Lester Josh
Joanna Riding Melissa
Gareth Pierce Lenny Mack
Wayne Cater George The Butcher
Richard Elfyn Harris
Chris Gordon Gethin
Ozzie Yue Chinese Waiter
Jamila Massey Nina
Rajan Sarin Pujari
Writing team
Jyoti Fernandes Writer (Additional Material)
Suzi McIntosh Script Editor
David Peet Story
Ruth Jones Story
Matthew Leys Writer
Martin Trenaman (as Martin Trenamen) Writer
Production team
Minkie Spiro Director
David Peet Series Producer
Josh Dynevor Producer
Barry Lynch Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer

Video

Stella - Series 2 Episode 6 clip

Alan thinks he has spotted some talent scouts.

Featuring: Steve Speirs (Alan).

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