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A very Bryn move...

Rob Brydon's awkward Gavin & Stacey moment

Gavin Stacey special

comedySuch was the secrecy surrounding the return of Gavin & Stacey that the cast used to speak in code to avoid leaks – but it did lead to some beautiful confusion.

Rob Brydon recalls encountering co-star Alison Steadman at the Bafta awards just before they reunited for filming.

‘I'm a bit thick,’ he admitted as he told what happened.

‘I was walking to my seat, I saw Alison and said, "Hello, how are you doing, great to see you..." 

‘And she said, "I’m nervous about G&S". 

‘I thought "Gilbert and Sullivan". I thought she was there nominated for a performance in a thing about Gilbert and Sullivan.’

And he confessed to saying, with the the sort of insincerity the acting world is renowned for "You were fantastic in it…"

Published: 3 Dec 2019

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