Larry Lamb has spent the past ten years fielding questions about whether Gavin & Stacey, one of the most popular British sitcoms of the century, would ever return. ‘I remember saying I was going to get a stick-on tattoo I could put on every time I was going out that read, “I really don’t know, please don’t ask me’,” he laughs. ‘And, of course, the longer time went on the less likely it seemed.’ The show, created by James Corden and Ruth Jones, followed the ups and downs of the romance between Essex boy Gavin and Stacey, from Barry in Wales, and the resulting frictions between their mismatched families. It was a huge hit when it premiered on BBC3 in 2007, running for 20 episodes and ending with a New Year’s Day Special on BBC1 in 2010. Larry played Gavin’s dad Mick, alongside Alison Steadman as his wife Pam, with Mathew Horne as Gavin, Joanna Page as Stacey, Ruth as her close friend Nessa and James as Gavin’s best mate Smithy. Larry Lamb, who will reprise his role as Gavin’s dad Mick, said he ‘shed a tear’ when reading the script. Pictured, Lamb in 2017 Then earlier this year, out… Read full this story
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