Category Archives: Off Topic

March 18, 2009
Gavin & Stacey charity single reaches #1– also posted in Misc, Music

The single recorded by Gavin & Stacey stars Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon, in character as Nessa and Bryn, for Comic Relief has hit #1 in the UK. In series 2 of Gavin & Stacey, Nessa + Bryn perform “Islands in the Stream,” the classic Dolly Parton/Kenny Rogers duet at a barn dance. The popularity […]

January 29, 2009
Gavin & Stacey Stars Record Hit

Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon, who play Nessa and Bryn on the hit comedy Gavin & Stacey, have recorded a version of Dolly Parton + Kenny Rogers iconic classic “Islands in the Stream” for charity. The duo, with the help of Tom Jones and Robin Gibb, preformed the number in Las Vegas as part of […]

January 4, 2009
The Real Homes of Gavin & Stacey– also posted in Misc

Seems not everyone is thrilled with the runaway success of Gavin & Stacey.  The real-life owners of the homes used in the show face some very real-life annoyances from tourists angling to get a peep at the famous cribs. The Mirror reports that living in the home of the Shipmans is a bit rougher than […]

December 10, 2008
Casting Suggestion – US Smithy– also posted in Misc

We’ve heard for a few months now that Gavin & Stacey was headed to NBC for a The Office – style remake. James Corden himself has hinted that he thinks Philip Seymour Hoffman would be a good choice to play his character in the American version. While we are also fans of Mr. Hoffman’s work, […]

December 9, 2008
Entertaining Mr. Sloane – An Invitation– also posted in Misc

Fans of James Corden might also be fans of his comic-mate Mat Horne. The duo have hosted Big Brother’s Big Mouth together and starred as best mates in Gavin & Stacey. They are also developing a new sketch comedy show together, due out in early 2009. If you need to get your Horne fix early […]

May 11, 2008
“Gavin & Stacey” helps put Barry back on map– also posted in Misc

Here’s an interesting piece in the Sunday Express about tourism in Barry. Turns out, Gavin & Stacey has sparked a revival in the Vale of Glamorgan town.

March 24, 2008
Joanna Page on “Lily Allen and Friends”

This is a bit off topic, but given James Corden’s interesting interview with Lily Allen a few weeks back, we thought it worth mentioning. Fellow Gavin & Stacey star Joanna Page (Stacey) is scheduled to make an appearance on Allen’s program tomorrow (3/25) at 10:30 on BBC. If you miss it, certainly it should be […]