Stella Debuts Tonight on Sky1

Filmed with our ARRI Alexa camera, the second series of Stella begins tonight at 9pm on Sky1. Ruth Jones created and stars in the show, which has already been renewed for a third season.

ICE Films Manager Roland Keane said of shooting the second season, “[It] went extremely smoothly, with the new digital formats customers are able to work with their material very quickly and therefore speed up the entire production process.”

If all reviews are as good as the one below, ‘Stella’ could even be on its way to a Season Four.

Friday’s must-see TV: Ruth Jones’s Stella is still in a bit of a dilemma – Sky 1, 9pm



A third run of Ruth Jones’s lovable series has already been commissioned. And as we return to Pontyberry for series two, Stella’s still in a bit of a dilemma.

She’s 42, a grandmother, pregnant and not sure if the baby belongs to toyboy Sean or her first love, Rob, who’s working away in Canada.

Perhaps Stella could ask her straight-talking Aunty Brenda for advice. This new arrival (played by Di Botcher) arrives from Tenerife in a shocking pink raincoat and with an even more shocking tendency to speak her mind, greeting Stella with the words every woman loves to hear: “Oooh. Haven’t you put on weight!”

The big ensemble cast have plenty to keep them busy. Sunil’s parents are so proud as they wave him off to become a doctor, little realising what medical students get up to.

Dai is working in the funeral parlour and when he’s not having kinky sessions with Paula, he’s practising his elegant glide.

And even for lollipop man Alan, the world refuses to stand still. Or, as Aunty Brenda would put it: “Now there’s a man who’s aged!”

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