Gavin and Stacey to be West End musical, says Ruth Jones



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'I know it is something James wants to do too,' she adds
Gavin and Stacey to be West End musical, says Ruth Jones

Gavin and Stacey looks set to be turned into a West End musical.

Ruth Jones - who co-wrote the BBC series with actor James Corden - has announced plans for the show to be turned into a stage production after a Christmas special was axed this year.

She said: "We'd love to do Gavin and Stacey: The Musical. I know it is something James wants to do too.

"I saw Billy Elliot on stage the other day and I thought it would be something good to do. It's something I would definitely be up for."

The 45-year-old star - who plays Nessa in the sitcom - is planning to write a Gavin and Stacey Christmas special with James (Smithy), but she is disappointed they weren't able to pen a one-off special in time for this year.

Ruth added to the Daily Star: "We will definitely be doing another episode of Gavin and Stacey.

"We wanted to do a Christmas special but it keeps getting moved back. I would have liked to have done it this year but I have a new 10-part series and James has just started a play [One Man Two Guvnors].

"He's also just become a dad so we've been pretty busy. But James and I are very close and will keep in touch about a new show."




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