List of Gavin & Stacey characters

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Main characters (left to right) Bryn (Rob Brydon), Gwen (Melanie Walters), Nessa (Ruth Jones), Stacey (Joanna Page), Gavin (Mathew Horne), Smithy (James Corden), Pam (Alison Steadman) and Mick (Larry Lamb) Gavin and Stacey characters.jpg
Main characters (left to right) Bryn (Rob Brydon), Gwen (Melanie Walters), Nessa (Ruth Jones), Stacey (Joanna Page), Gavin (Mathew Horne), Smithy (James Corden), Pam (Alison Steadman) and Mick (Larry Lamb)

Gavin & Stacey is a British television comedy series, following the lives of the title characters Gavin (Mathew Horne) and Stacey (Joanna Page). Stacey lives in Barry, South Wales. Her best friend is Nessa Jenkins (Ruth Jones). Gavin lives in Billericay, Essex. His best friend is Neil "Smithy" Smith (James Corden). During the first two series Gavin lives with his parents Mick (Larry Lamb) and Pam (Alison Steadman). In the third series, he has moved in with Stacey and Stacey's mother, Gwen (Melanie Walters). Uncle Bryn (Rob Brydon) lives directly opposite.

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Characters

Actor/actressCharacterFirst appearanceLast appearanceDurationTotal
Mathew Horne Gavin Shipman 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2010, 201921
Joanna Page Stacey West 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2010, 201921
James Corden Neil "Smithy" Smith 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2010, 201921
Ruth Jones Nessa Jenkins 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2010, 201921
Alison Steadman Pam Shipman 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2010, 201921
Larry Lamb Mick Shipman 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2010, 201921
Rob Brydon Bryn West 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2010, 201921
Melanie Walters Gwen West 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2010, 201921
Steffan Rhodri Dave Coaches 13 May 20071 January 20102007–201010
Oscar Hartland Neil "the Baby" Smith 20 April 200825 December 20192008–2010, 20199
Ewan Kennedy
Lewis Merchant
Adrian Scarborough Pete Sutcliffe 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2009, 20198
Julia Davis Dawn Sutcliffe 13 May 200725 December 20192007–2009, 20198
Margaret John Doris O'Neill 13 May 20071 January 20102007–20108
Sheridan Smith Ruth "Rudi" Smith 16 March 20081 January 20102008–20107
Robert Wilfort Jason West 3 June 200725 December 20192007–2010, 20197
Mathew Baynton Deano 11 November 200810 December 20092008–20094
Russell Tovey Budgie 3 June 200710 December 20092007–20094
Andrew Knott Dirtbox 3 June 200710 December 20092007–20094
Samuel Anderson Fingers 3 June 200710 December 20092007–20093
Ifan Huw Dafydd Neil Jenkins 26 November 20091 January 20102009–20103
Pam Ferris Cath Smith 26 November 200917 December 200920092
Laura Aikman Sonia 25 December 201925 December 201920191
Gabriel Mitell Harri Shipman 25 December 201925 December 201920191
Martha Tregonning Caitlin Shipman 25 December 201925 December 201920191
Maddison Belle Platt Megan Shipman 25 December 201925 December 201920191

Main characters

Other characters

Gavin and Smithy's Friends

  • Budgie ( Russell Tovey ) - A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. He is nicknamed as such because he has big ears. He has a brother called Magpie, who works as a DJ. In the 2019 Christmas special Smithy states that Budgie is now a grandfather.
  • Chinese Alan (Dominic Gaskell) - A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. His catchphrase is "Someone order a Chinese?" Became friends with the group after months of delivering Chinese takeaways to them every Friday.
  • Fingers ( Samuel Anderson ) - A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. He is so named because of his womanizing attitude. He has an on-off relationship with Stacey's friend, Louise.
  • Dirtbox ( Andrew Knott ) - A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. He seems to be somewhat short tempered and snappy. In the 2019 Christmas special Smithy states that Dirtbox is recently divorced.
  • Jesus (Daniel Curtis) - A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. He only appears in the stag episode; most likely owing to the fact that no one in the group really seems to like him.
  • Swede - (John Grisley) A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. He rarely says anything.
  • Gary (Jason Gregg) - A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. He has been friends with them since primary school. He is never seen without his best friend Simon; except for in Series 3, where it appears they have had an argument.
  • 'N' Simon (Daniel Jeffrey) - A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. He has been friends with them since primary school. He is never seen without his best friend Gary; but he does not appear in Series 3, as it appears he has had an argument with Gary.
  • Luggy - A friend of Gavin and Smithy's. He has glasses and is quite tall. He is relatively quiet when compared to the rest of Gavin's friends as he is often seen in the background of the conversation and has no dialogue. He is not seen in Series 3 for unknown reasons.

Minor and unseen characters

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