James Corden and Ruth Jones have announced that Gavin and Stacey is returning for a 2019 Christmas special, which will have a release date in December. Matthew Horne and Joanna Page will be back to lead the Gavin and Stacey cast and are likely to be joined by Larry Lamb, Alison Steadman and Rob Brydon. The Gavin and Stacey Christmas special trailer and plot have not been announced yet by the BBC but Lamb described it as “poignant” on This Morning this week.
When will the Gavin and Stacey 2019 Christmas special air?
The exact date of the festive Gavin and Spacey reunion has not been revealed by the BBC.
However, James Corden said in his Instagram announcement the episode would air on Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25).
The previous Gavin and Stacey Christmas special in 2008 was on Christmas Eve.
The 2019 special of the BBC comedy will be an hour long.
WHEN WILL GAVIN AND STACEY BE RETURNING TO THE BBC?
Who is in the cast of the Gavin and Stacey 2019 Christmas special?
Nearly all of the Gavin and Stacey cast are expected to return for the Christmas special.
Definitely returning are Matthew Horne and Joanna Page as the title characters.
Larry Lamb will also be back as Gavin’s father Mick, as will Alison Steadman as Gavin’s mother Pam, Rob Brydon as Stacey’s Uncle Bryn and writers James Corden and Ruth Jones as Smithy and Nessa respectively.
One cast member who will not be returning is Doris actress Margaret John, who died in 2011, though Lamb told This Morning that the Christmas special would pay tribute to her.
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What will happen in the Gavin and Stacey 2019 Christmas special?
No plot details have been revealed for the festive episode.
Lamb said of the episode: “I’ve finally read the script, it really got me, I read the first little sequence and just found myself crying.
“It was like running into someone major in your life, you’re not bothered what they do, it was so poignant.
“I was immediately into the feel of the whole thing, it just brought me along.”
The last series ended with Nessa and Smithy living in Barry Island with baby Neil, with Gavin and Stacey expecting their first baby.
WHERE ARE THE GAVIN AND STACEY CAST NOW?
Is there a trailer for the Gavin and Stacey 2019 Christmas special?
The BBC has not released a promo for the upcoming Christmas special.
Filming is not believed to have started on the series yet, and footage is sure to emerge once shooting starts.
The first trailer most likely will not arrive until winter 2019 but could be released earlier.
We will update this article when the trailer for the Gavin and Stacey 2019 Christmas special has been released.
The 2019 Gavin and Stacey Christmas special is coming this December to BBC One