Gavin and Stacey: The Musical?

BBC sitcom co-creator Ruth Jones has revealed a musical version of Gavin and Stacey could be on the cards

The plains of Oklahoma and the opera houses of Paris have been among the settings for classic musicals. If Gavin and Stacey's co-creator Ruth Jones has anything to do with it, they could soon be joined by a cul-de-sac in Billericay.

Jones, who co-wrote the television series in which she also stars with James Corden, has revealed a musical version of the hit BBC sitcom could be on the cards. She told the Daily Star: "We'd love to do Gavin and Stacey: The Musical. I know it is something James wants to do, too."

She continued: "It's something I would definitely be up for," also revealing that plans for a Christmas special had been dropped owing to other commitments. Jones has been writing and acting in a new comedy called Stella, which will be shown on Sky in January, while Corden is currently starring in One Man, Two Guvnors in the West End, before taking the show to Broadway next year.

"We wanted to do a Christmas special but it keeps getting moved back," said Jones. "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. He's also just become a dad, so we've been pretty busy."

Nonetheless, Jones said Gavin and Stacey, which also stars Mathew Horne and Joanna Page, will have another life: "We will definitely be doing another episode."

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