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Gavin and Stacey


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New series 1/6. Comedy about the romance of a young couple with differing cultures and backgrounds.
9.30 2/6. New. Gavin drives all the way to Barry Island to make amends after their first lovers' tiff.
Funny beyond their years: page 59

9.00pm, 9.30pm BBC3 Here's a rare thing: a comedy aimed at 20- to 30-year-olds that isn't inept, insulting and out of touch. It's the story of a long-distance relationship, complicated by the lovers' ditsiness and their weird families and friends.
The starry supporting cast (Alison Steadman, Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, James Corden) provide the vulgar belly laughs, all as larger-than-life loons who never tip over into caricature, thanks to Jones and Corden's earthy, affectionate script. Meanwhile, the fantasy romance is gentle and fluffy without being cheesy.
This'll be a hit. (Jack Seale)

Funny beyond their years: p59


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