Stacey West

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b 1981 age 26 in season 1 28 by the end of season 3
Trevor West (father, deceased)
Gwen West (mother)
Jason West (brother)
Bryn West (uncle)
Mick Shipman (father-in-law)
Pam Shipman (mother-in-law)
Neil Smith Jr (godson)
Unnamed child
Zoe (cousin)
Gavin Shipman (m. 2007)
Howel (ex-fiance)
Kyle (ex-fiance)
Leighton (ex-fiance)
Achmed (ex-fiance)
Clifford (ex-fiance)
Barry Island, South Wales
Best Friend
Other Friends
Portrayed by
Joanna Page
First appearance
Series 1, Episode 1
Last appearance
Series 3, Episode 6

Stacey Shipman (nee West) is a fictional character in the TV series Gavin and Stacey. Stacey, hence the title of the programme is the main character.

Background Edit

She was born and raised in her hometown island of Barry, South Wales. Her father, Trevor West died years ago, so she lives with her mother, Gwen West. Stacey has a past of several lovers, unlike her husband, Gavin.

Her best friend, Nessa, is always round her house and Stacey relies on her for advice.

Personality Edit

Stacey is quite friendly and bubbly. She's very fluffy, but lovely, funny, beautiful and kind and clever. She is more sensible and mature than Nessa and Smithy.

Series One Edit

Stacey has been in contact with Essex Boy, Gavin for six months through the work phone. For the first time, Gavin and Stacey meet up with each other in London and their friends, Nessa and Smithy tag along to make sure that they are all right. Stacey falls in love with Gavin the moment they meet and they have instant chemistry. Everyone checks into the hotel and Gavin and Stacey spend their first night together. When the dreaded time to leave comes, both Gavin and Stacey are distraught. Then Gavin drives to Wales to surprise Stacey and then she decided to say something to Gavin that she really meant, '

Stacey: I promised myself that the next time I saw you I would say something to you

Gavin: If you say it, I'll say it back

Stacey: I love you

Gavin: I love you too

They get married in the last episode of series 1, despite it being revealed to Gavin that he is Stacey's sixth fiancé

Series Two Edit

When she and Gavin get married they move into Gavin's Essex home. However it isn't long until Welsh born-and-bred Stacey starts to miss home and so, at the start of Series 3, they move to Wales.

Series Three Edit

Gavin got a job in Cardiff so he and Stacey had to move. Stacey is loving every moment of it but Gavin is lonely now that Smithy isn't around. The couple are trying for a baby and it is revealed that Gavin has a low sperm count. However they still try at the end of season three Stacey becomes pregnant with Gavin`s child