Actress Ruth Jones awarded MBE in recognition of services to entertainment

GAVIN and Stacey star Ruth Jones has been awarded an MBE in recognition of her services to entertainment.

Writer and actress Ruth Jones has had a hugely successful career over the last few years.

One of the highlights so far has been the popular sitcom Gavin and Stacey, which she co-wrote and starred in with James Corden

The programme, largely filmed in Penarth, Dinas Powys and Barry, lasted for three series and a Christmas special.

Since then Ruth Jones has also gone on to write and star in Welsh-valleys based comedy Stella, with parts of some episodes also filmed in Penarth.


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