“You could feel the strength and the heat, and I thought I might as well”
BRYDON & Alison Steadman: This week Rob is joined by the wonderful Alison Steadman, aka Gavin’s doting mum Pamela in Gavin & Stacey. Alison describes the moment she received the script for Pam’s first scene and how she knew instantly that she wanted to play the role. Rob and Alison then discuss meeting the rest of the cast and the anticipation that came with getting back into character for the big Christmas Special in 2019. Alison also talks about her love of improvisation and gives us her some of her favourite roles in her career so far, including roles in Abigail’s Party, Nuts in May and News Hounds.
Alison Steadman, OBE is an English actor, best known for playing Pamela in Gavin & Stacey, Beverly in Abigail’s Party and Candice Marie in Nuts in May. She was nominated for the 1991 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress for the Mike Leigh film Life Is Sweet, and the 1993 Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role as Mari in the original production of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.
Rob Brydon is best known for his work on The Trip, Gavin & Stacey and presenting the BBC One comedy panel show Would I Lie To You?
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