After three hugely successful series and a fourth on the way, Ruth Jones (Gavin & Stacey) has decided that now is the right time for a 90-minute Christmas special of her Sky 1 comedy drama Stella.
I'm pleased to say that it was worth the wait. It's warm, it's funny and it's very festive.
We're invited to watch Stella share her first Christmas with her latest love interest Michael (Patrick Baladi) but unfortunately things don't quite go to plan when he is called away to Birmingham to deal with a family emergency.
Stella has to rethink her plans for Christmas and rather than dwell on the fact that she won't be able to spend it with