Gavin and Stacey co-creator Ruth Jones has addressed the rumours that she had written new episodes throughout the coronavirus lockdown.
Lately showing on The One Present, the writer-actor responded when co-host Alex Jones shared her idea that Ruth and co-writer James Corden would have written extra materials over the previous few months.
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Alex Jones mentioned of her chat together with her co-host Gethin, “I used to be simply telling Geth earlier on, I feel, that in lockdown, you wrote the brand new sequence…”
Ruth responded saying, “Are you aware what? I might touch upon that, and it’ll be within the press tomorrow. I’m not gonna say something. I’m gonna let individuals simply speculate,” earlier than quietly including, “However we didn’t.”
The actor defined how the writers often convene in the identical room when brainstorming concepts, which has been made unattainable throughout the ongoing pandemic. “We couldn’t bubble, it’s too far,” Ruth mentioned.
Alison Steadman, who performs Gavin Shipman’s mom Pamela on the present, mentioned earlier this yr that she would soar on the probability to movie extra episodes. “I don’t take any discover of rumours,” she informed Radio Times. “However there’s no method I wouldn’t do it. I’d run to Cardiff to be concerned.”
In a five-star review of last year’s Christmas special, NME mentioned: “Corden and Jones have crafted a near-perfect celebration of all the things that made the present so nice within the first place.
“Die-hard followers might need minor quibbles with a scarcity of character development, nevertheless it’s clear Corden and Jones have resurrected their beloved child with vastly profitable outcomes.”