Glenda Kenyon had a birthday she’s going to always remember (Picture: WALES NEWS SERVICE/BBC)The girl dwelling in Gavin and Stacey’s actual residence was overwhelmed when dozens of followers confirmed up on her doorstep.
Viewers of the BBC drama, written by James Corden and Ruth Jones, flocked to Glenda Kenyon’s terraced property in Barry, Wales to want her a contented seventieth birthday, leaving her in shock.
Glenda mentioned she was a ‘digital recluse’ earlier than BBC producers chosen her humble abode as Stacey’s (Joanne Page) household residence within the present, which ran for 3 seasons from 2007 till 2010.
Since the comedy, which was a couple of younger couple and the combining of their households, Glenda mentioned she has had greater than 35,000 followers make a pilgrimage.
She has even welcomed a gradual stream of vacationers into her residence the place she has even props, footage and memorabilia from the belove d present, which has helped her to beat her loneliness.
Glenda defined:’ Before the filming my life was lonely. I didn’t go away the home typically. Only to get meals. Then the movie crew got here alongside.
Glenda’s residence was utilized in almost each episode of Gavin and Stacey(Picture: WALES NEWS SERVICE)
Since the present aired she has welcomed greater than 35,000 guests (Picture: WALES NEWS SERVICE)
Her house is packed full of images, props and memorabilia from the present (Picture: WALES NEWS SERVICE)‘It was a lonely life – I used to be going by hell with the melancholy. I by no means had many individuals to speak to.
‘But now I’ve folks coming from everywhere in the world to see the Gavin and Stacey home. The guests are incredible.’
Glenda – who has suffered from arthritis – has had her residence utilized in just about each episode since 2006.
Dozens confirmed up at Glendea’s residence to want her a contented seventieth birthday (Picture: WALES NEWS SERVICE)
Glenda mentioned the visits from vacationers have helped her to beat loneliness (Picture: WALES NEWS SERVICE)
Gavin and Stacey ran for 3 seasons within the late noughties (Picture BBC)TV bosses despatched her and neighbours flyers to say they have been on the lookout for attainable places to shoot a brand new comedy.
Glenda mentioned it was an opportunity to ‘change her life’ so she put her home ahead to be thought-about.
If you need a slice of Glenda’s motion, you’ll be able to really purchase or hire Uncle Bryn’s (Rob Brydon) residence.
The red-bricked terraced, which boasts three bedrooms and a non-public backyard, has been listed to hire for £995 per calendar month at property brokers Chris Davies.
But if you’re on the lookout for one thing extra long-term, the long-lasting residence can be available for purchase for £212,000.
While there hasn’t been a Gavin and Stacey sequence for greater than a decade, Several forged members have publicly mentioned they’d be down for one more reunion.
Larry Lamb, who performed Mick, even mentioned it will be ‘merciless’ to not give the followers one other instalment after the final episode ended on such a cliffhanger with Nessa (Jones) proposing to Smithy (Corden).
James, 44, just lately sparked a glimmer of hope a reunion could possibly be on the playing cards after revealing he had met up with Ruth, 56, over Christmas.
‘It is whether or not we resolve to get right into a room collectively and actually I couldn’t let you know what the possibilities are of that. We each must be prepared and proper,’ he defined to The Sun.
Gavin & Stacey is out there to stream on BBC iPlayer.
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