Gavin is an ordinary boy from England, and Stacey is an ordinary girl from Wales. After speaking on the phone to each other every day at work, they finally met, fell in love and got married. Now in Series 2, the honeymoon's over for the newlyweds, and their married life begins in earnest at the Shipman family home in Essex. But, as the reality of living so far away sinks in, Stacey starts missing her home in Barry Island, along with her mum and her Uncle Bryn. Meanwhile, Gavin and Stacey's best friends, Smithy and Nessa, are coming to terms with their own stark reality: they're not even friends and yet they're having a baby together!