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 4, Episode 5

Stella is ready to make amends with Michael, until, that is, she uncovers more secrets and lies. Elsewhere in Pontyberry, Dai Davies hits the campaign trail.

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Stella. Alan (Steve Speirs). Copyright: Tidy Productions

"It's like choosing a dirty doner kebab over a lovely bit of rump" - Big Alan couldn't have summed up the situation between Michael and Stella any better. Having given the lawyer the cold shoulder treatment for a couple of days, Stels is ready to thaw and make amends, after all, a drunken kiss is just that, a drunken kiss. Little does she know that Michael also got to know Beyonce between the sheets...

Putting the past behind them, the pair put on a good show at the Battle of Pontyberry (props to the historical society), only for a busty wench to ruin everything.

Luke's gambling problem looks set to spiral, too, when he accepts no-strings cash from a stranger.

It's not all doom and gloom, thanks to Dai Davies, who has decided to run for local council, with Aunty Brenda as his spin doctor.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th March 2015
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 11th March 2015 9:00pm Sky1
Sunday 4th October 2015 10:00pm Sky2
Monday 5th October 2015 4:00am Sky2

Cast & crew

Ruth Jones Stella
Patrick Baladi Michael Jackson
Craig Gallivan Luke
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
Remy Beasley Beyonce
Anthony O'Donnell Dai Davies
Emma Rydal Celia
Russell Gomer Yanto
Clare Hingott Cheryl
Martha Mackintosh Katie
Maxine Evans Rhian
Alice Hewkin Lily
Richard Elfyn Iwan Jenkins
Guest cast
Eirlys Bellin Reporter
Gareth Mason Emlyn Llewellyn
Hugh Thomas Bookies' Assistant
Scott Quinnell Self
Writing team
Claire Miller Script Editor
David Peet Story
Ruth Jones Story
Emma Stuart Script Development
Paul Rose Writer
Production team
Tony Dow Director
Spencer Campbell Producer
Ruth Jones Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
David Peet Executive Producer
Chris Blunden (as Christopher Blunden) Editor
Amelia Shankland Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

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