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Gavin & Stacey’s Christmas special has been confirmed to be their last ever

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This has been confirmed. Deadline scoop from earlier this year that post Gavin and Stacey The Christmas special was in the works and has been sealed and will be the last comedy smash ever.

Posting on Instagram in the last few minutes, co-creators James Corden and Ruth Jones wrote: “Some news… it’s official!!!” We have finished writing the final episode of the series Gavin and Stacey. See you on Christmas Day, BBC One. Love Ruth and James.

Deadline revealed that the episode has been in the works for several weeks, though several cast members quickly sought to downplay the significance of our story. Baby Cow, Corden’s Fulwell 73 and Ruth Jones’s Tidy Productions are behind the special.

Gavin and Stacey It is undoubtedly one of the most beloved British sitcoms of all time, and the 2019 Christmas special was the most watched show in a decade with over 18 million viewers.

The last Christmas special, which aired nearly five years ago, ended on a cliffhanger, with Nyssa (Jones) proposing to the ever-lovable but likable Smithy (Corden). This excitement has led to unabated chatter over the past few years about Corden and Jones returning to the show, buzz that has only grown louder with Corden’s return to the UK as he ends his eight-year run. Late Late Show Mission in the United States.

We understand the cameras will be rolling over the summer. Deadline was told that the majority of the main cast will likely return. Unlike Corden and Jones, Gavin and Stacey Stars Matthew Horne and Joanna Pegg play cameo roles alongside a cast including Rob Brydon, Alison Steadman, Larry Lamb and Julia Davis.

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Following the ups and downs of the main characters and their beloved families and friends, the show that brought fame to the Welsh coastal town of Barry and the Essex town of Billericay began in 2007 as a mini-sitcom on BBC Three, but quickly gained a cult fanbase and was moved to BBC One .

It ran for three seasons from 2007 to 2010, winning a BAFTA along the way, and also broadcast a Christmas special in 2009. The BBC hopes Gavin and Stacey It could provide little support for what has been a quiet Christmas, with the most watched show in 2023 being The King’s Christmas Message followed by Strictly Come Dancing The special was watched by just over 5 million.

The 2019 Christmas show was not without controversy. The episode featured Nessa and Bryn, played by Brydon, singing a karaoke duet of The Pogues’ Fairytale of New York which included a homophobic slur, which was not edited out. The slur was removed from BBC iPlayer and it was removed from repeat viewing the following year.

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