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, Piers Ahia, Patrick Baladi, Craig Gallivan, Catrin Stewart and more.

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Series 5, Episode 7

Stella. Paula (Elizabeth Berrington). Copyright: Tidy Productions
It's a sad day in Ponteberry as Paula returns home for Daddy's funeral. But those who turn out to pay their respects get a huge treat when Robert Plant shows up.

Further details

It's a sad day in Ponteberry as Paula returns home for Daddy's funeral. However, those who turn out to pay their respects get a treat when Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant shows up to perform a special tribute.

Meanwhile, Stella does her utmost to avoid Rob Morgan and there's trouble for the teenagers when they embark on a camping trip.

Plus, Cerys discovers how Ben really feels about her.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 24th February 2016 1:00am Sky2
Friday 26th February 2016 10:00pm Sky1
Sunday 28th February 2016 10:00pm Sky2
Sunday 2nd October 2016 3:00am Sky2
Wednesday 23rd November 2016 9:00pm Sky1

Cast & crew

Ruth Jones Stella
Patrick Baladi Michael Jackson
Craig Gallivan Luke
Justin Davies Ben
Di Botcher Aunty Brenda
Bethan Witcomb Zoe
Daniel Gammond Little Alan
Karen Paullada Nadine
Aled Pugh Bobby
Elizabeth Berrington Paula
Pal Aron Jagadeesh
Remy Beasley Beyonce
Russell Gomer Yanto
Clare Hingott Cheryl
Martha Mackintosh Katie
Maxine Evans Rhian
Dafydd Hywel Glen Brennig
Deddie Davies Marj
Mark Lewis Jones Rob Morgan
Leona Vaughan Cerys
Tony Gardner Ivan Schloss
Suzanne Packer Carole
Laila Rouass Maria
Guest cast
Josh Cook Keckers
Wayne Cater George The Butcher
Hugh Thomas Bookies' Assistant
Patricia Kane Dotty
Daniel Laurie Jamie
Warwick Evans Jake
Vivienne Soan Ma Keckers
Robert Plant Self
Writing team
Julia Kent Script Editor
Arwen Roberts Script Editor
David Peet Story
Ruth Jones Story
Robert Evans Writer
Production team
Simon Delaney 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
Simon H Jones Composer

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