In pictures: Gavin and Stacey film in Barry for Christmas special

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Media captionThe one-off show will be screened on Christmas Day

A reunion involving Gavin, Stacey, Smithy, Nessa and Uncle Bryn has been caught on camera in Barry.

The Bafta-winning sitcom Gavin and Stacey, about a long-distance relationship between a girl from south Wales and an Essex boy, was last screened in the UK in 2010.

In May, co-writer and star James Corden announced its return.

The cast filmed scenes over the weekend surrounded by Christmas decorations, watched by crowds of onlookers.

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Image caption Oh! Look who’s back: Ruth Jones returned as Nessa
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Image caption ‘What’s occurin’?’ Ruth Jones and Joanna Page reunited as friends Nessa and Stacey
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Image caption Matthew Horne and Joanna Page filmed a scene as Gavin and Stacey surrounded by Christmas decorations
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Image caption The pair play a couple who fell in love in a long-distance relationship
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Image caption Early present: The Christmas special was announced in May
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Image caption Fans of the show have been watching the filming and taking pictures of actors like Melanie Waters (left) who plays Gwen, Stacey’s mum
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Image caption Rob Brydon is back playing Uncle Bryn
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Image caption Ruth Jones has co-written the Christmas special with writing partner Corden
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Image caption She said in May that sthe cast were “so excited… to give fans of the show a festive treat this Christmas”
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Image caption The cast took over a street in Barry – where Stacey’s mother lives – on Friday
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Image caption The filming attracted crowds of excited onlookers

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