Ruth Jones stars as a 40-something mum juggling the ups and downs of family life amid the chaos of her eccentric friends, relatives and children's fathers.Stella's world is populated by a wealth of characters including her best friend Paula (Elizabeth Berrington), who is a functioning alcoholic and funeral director. Then there’s lollipop man and youth rugby coach Alan (Steve Spiers), who has been in love with Stella since 1984 but who finds stiff competition in the form of dishy Sean (Kenny Doughty)...The brainchild of Ruth Jones, co-writer and co-star of the multi-award-winning Gavin and Stacey, Stella is a ten-episode family saga set against the backdrop of the Welsh valleys.
As Stella and Michael try to get their relationship back on track, BeyoncÉ starts making outrageous demands. Meanwhile, Karl and Nadine take up dancing.
It's Stella who gets the shock when she heads to London to surprise Michael. Back in Pontyberry, Jag's mother Nina shows up and drops a bombshell.
Michael begins to suspect Stella and Rob are hiding something. Plus, Aunty Brenda vies to become mayoress of Pontyberry and Luke hatches a life-changing plan.
Michael tries to make it up to Stella after he discovers Rob's secret. Aunty Brenda gets a blast from her hippy past and things heat up between Ivan and Nadine.
The early arrival of Michael and BeyoncÉ's baby throws Michael and Stella's lives into turmoil. Over at the Frisky Fox, Nina discovers Carole and Jag's secret.
It's a sad day in Ponteberry as Paula returns home for Daddy's funeral. But those who turn out to pay their respects get a huge treat when Robert Plant shows up.
Michael decides it's time to choose between his son and career. Following their recent shenanigans, Stella tries to confront Rob. But can she find him?
Stella is left with a heart-breaking decision after she and Rob finally get the chance to talk. Plus, Beyonce drops a bombshell on Michael.
Stella is faced with a tough decision when Michael is offered a job in Dubai. Luke discovers a long-kept secret that's about to change everything.
Stella's in turmoil knowing she must confess her secret to Michael. Luke and Zoe get some life-changing news and Aunty Brenda makes a shocking discovery.
Michael delivers some shocking news, Beyonce shows up at Stella's and things get too much for Aunty Brenda.
A nasty surprise leaves Stella fighting to save her and Michael's relationship, while Luke bumps into a stranger from Rob's past.
The day of Stella's graduation day arrives, but despite three years of hard graft she is not in the mood to celebrate as the divide between her and Michael has grown even bigger - and the return of an old friend isn't going to help much either. Meanwhile, Aunty Brenda is borderline hysterical when she arranges to meet her real father, and love is in the air for Nadine. Last-ever episode of the comedy drama, starring Ruth Jones. Last in the series