Curious Under The Stars [Drama]

Episodes

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0102Llewelyn's Chair2015071520161229 (R4)

By Annamaria Murphy

The second in a new series set in Glan Don, a wild and mysterious village perched on the Welsh coast.

Diane enlists local eccentric Matty Evans to help launch the new 'gastro' menu at The Druid's Rest, but her food has a curious effect on people. Meanwhile Gareth is concerned about a mysterious hound lurking in the sea mist.

Starring Elis James (Crims), Louise Ford (Chickens) and Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey), Curious Under the Stars takes us deep into a Welsh landscape of myth, magic and mayhem.

Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

0103 LASTGathering Storm2015072220161230 (R4)

By Meic Povey

The last in the series set in Glan Don, a wild and mysterious village perched on the Welsh coast.

When a violent storm brings down the Great Oak of Glan Don, legend suggests that the survival of the village is threatened. So the villagers come together to attempt to save the tree. But as the weather worsens, Gareth and Bethan get trapped in the rising floodwaters and the truth of their tempestuous past is laid bare.

Starring Elis James (Crims), Louise Ford (Chickens) and Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey), Curious Under the Stars takes us deep into a Welsh landscape of myth, magic and mayhem.

Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

0201The Water Horse20170102

By Meic Povey. Return of the series about a couple struggling to run a pub in west Wales.

By Meic Povey

The return of the comedy drama about a couple struggling to run a pub in mystical West Wales.

Gareth and Diane set off in a blizzard on a quest to stock up on crisps for the Druid's Rest. But when a beautiful white horse blocks the mountain road, their journey takes on a magical dimension.

Starring Elis James (Crims), Amy Hoggart (Almost Royal), Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey), and Aimee-Ffion Edwards (Detectorists) Curious Under the Stars takes us deep into a Welsh landscape of myth, magic and mayhem.

Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

0202Under Every Stone20170103

By Annamaria Murphy. Diane searches for relief for her morning sickness.

By Annamaria Murphy.

Episode two of the comedy drama about a couple struggling to run a pub in mystical West Wales.

Diane searches for relief for her morning sickness, but up on the hills above Glan Don she unearths a magical secret. Meanwhile, back at the pub, Gareth discovers a secret of his own.

Starring Elis James (Crims), Amy Hoggart (Almost Royal), Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey), and Aimee-Ffion Edwards (Detectorists) Curious Under the Stars takes us deep into a Welsh landscape of myth, magic and mayhem.

Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

0203Child At Heart20170104

Struggling with the idea of leaving Glan Don, Gareth goes night fishing with Emlyn.

By Meic Povey

Episode three of the comedy drama about a couple struggling to run a pub in mystical West Wales.

With a baby on the way, Diane has decided they should move back to London. Struggling to deal with the idea of leaving Glan Don, Gareth goes night fishing with Emlyn. But in the dark of Madwch Woods lurks a sleeping giant.

Starring Elis James (Crims), Amy Hoggart (Almost Royal), Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey), and Aimee-Ffion Edwards (Detectorists) Curious Under the Stars takes us deep into a Welsh landscape of myth, magic and mayhem.

Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

0204The Changeling20170105

By Annamaria Murphy. Diane is convinced the baby growing inside her is somebody else's.

By Annamaria Murphy

Episode four of the comedy drama about a couple struggling to run a pub in mystical West Wales.

Diane thinks that the baby growing inside her belongs to somebody else. Meanwhile, Gareth attempts to convince Diane that they can make the Druid's Rest a success, but a hidden secret threatens to derail his plans.

Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

0205 LASTThe Stars And The Sand20170106

By Meic Povey

Final episode of the comedy drama about a couple struggling to run a pub in mystical West Wales.

As the sale of the pub looms, Diane discovers Gareth's secret and throws him out of the Druid's Rest to live with Emlyn in his dilapidated caravan. And so Gareth sets out on a desperate quest to prove his love for Diane is infinite - he vows to count every grain of sand on Glan Don's beach.

Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

By Meic Povey. Diane discovers Gareth's secret and throws him out of the Druid's Rest.

0301The Arrivals20171220

By Annamaria Murphy. First in the latest series of the comedy drama set on the Welsh coast

By Annamaria Murphy

First in the latest series of the comedy drama set in Glan Don, a mysterious village perched on the wild Welsh coast.

Gareth and Diane's baby arrives early on the 302 bus into town, but that's not the only new arrival about to land in Glan Don. As the lives of the pub landlords are thrown into turmoil, up at the castle sleeping dragons are stirring.

Starring Elis James (Josh), Emma Sidi (W1A) and Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey).

Gareth.... Elis James
Diane.... Emma Sidi
Emlyn....Ifan Huw Dafydd

Series created by Meic Povey
Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

Radio 4 drama

0302One Bad Apple20171221

Lightning strikes the apple tree outside the Druid's Rest, unleashing an ancient spirit.

By Alan Harris

Second in the latest series of the comedy drama set in Glan Don, a mysterious village perched on the wild Welsh coast.

When lightning strikes the apple tree outside the Druid's Rest, an ancient spirit is unleashed. Meanwhile, Gareth and Diane are struggling with a lack of sleep and the demands of being new parents to both a baby and a 22-year old man. Could a mysterious new cider be the answer to their prayers? Or the source of their worst nightmares?

Starring Elis James (Josh), Emma Sidi (W1A) and Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey).

Gareth.... Elis James
Diane.... Emma Sidi
Emlyn....Ifan Huw Dafydd

Series created by Meic Povey
Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

Radio 4 drama

0303 LASTSkin20171222

Bedbound and alone in Emlyn's caravan, Gareth's paranoia begins to take root.

By Annamaria Murphy

Last in the latest series of the comedy drama set in Glan Don, a mysterious village perched on the wild Welsh coast.

Christmas is coming and Gareth has broken his leg. Bedbound and alone in Emlyn's caravan, his paranoia begins to take root - he becomes convinced that his wife and son are having an affair. It sounds like madness, but the spell Charlie has cast on the people of Glan Don is a curious thing.

Starring Elis James (Josh), Emma Sidi (W1A) and Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey).

Gareth.... Elis James
Diane.... Emma Sidi
Emlyn....Ifan Huw Dafydd

Series created by Meic Povey
Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

Radio 4 drama

DRAMA01Gone West2015070820161228 (R4)

By Meic Povey

The first of a new series set in Glan Don, a wild and mysterious village perched on the Welsh coast.

When Gareth finds his wife Diane in bed with a stranger, the couple attempt to salvage their marriage by uprooting from London to run a pub in West Wales. But The Druid's Rest has seen better days - the wallpaper is peeling, there's something growing out of the pool table and a mysterious man called Emlyn is living in the customer toilets.

Starring Elis James (Crims), Louise Ford (Chickens) and Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin and Stacey), Curious Under the Stars takes us deep into a Welsh landscape of myth, magic and mayhem.

Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.