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John Prescott to appear in TV comedy Gavin and Stacey

Nessa Jenkins, played by Ruth Jones in Gavin and Stacey, and ex-deputy PM John Prescott
Could Nessa and Prezza ride off into the sunset together...?

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott is to make a cameo appearance in BBC comedy Gavin and Stacey.

Character Nessa Jenkins - played by co-writer Ruth Jones - has referred to him several times as one of her old flames.

Now he is set to appear at the wedding of Nessa and current love Dave Coaches in the last episode of the show's third and final series on New Year's Day.

Confirming the news on Twitter, Mr Prescott said: "Now you know what's occurrin' on Jan 1!"

Nessa, known for her "what's occurrin'" catchphrase, has talked about having "full use of the one of the Jags", referring to Mr Prescott's infamous love of upmarket cars.

After falling pregnant in the show, she even expressed regret that he was not the baby's father.

But the Labour MP is only one of a string of famous lovers Nessa tells tales about.

Actor Nigel Havers, comedian Russell Brand and all the members of Welsh band Goldie Lookin' Chain are former conquests, she claims.

Mr Prescott will appear in the show on BBC1 on 1 January.



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