James Corden’s sisters Ruth and Ange reveal the star is the ‘most introverted’ in their family

James Corden's sisters Ruth and Ange reveal the star is the 'most introverted' in their family 2
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James Corden’s sisters Ruth and Ange have revealed that the star is the ‘quietest’ in their family despite his career as a confident comedian.

Social worker Ange, 46, and PA Ruth, 39, have told how James, 43, is the ‘most introverted’ out of the three siblings in a new interview. 

The pair went on to detail their ‘deep connection’ with their ‘down-to-earth’ brother who moved to LA to work on The Late Late Show in 2015. 

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Interesting: James Corden's sisters Ruth and Ange have revealed that the star is the 'quietest' in their family despite his career as a confident comedian

Interesting: James Corden’s sisters Ruth and Ange have revealed that the star is the ‘quietest’ in their family despite his career as a confident comedian

They told The Sun: ‘James is probably the most introverted of the three of us. When we are all together Ange and I are cracking up and James is giving it the, ‘Oh yeah, you two . . . course you’re finding that funny’.

‘Obviously when he is on stage and working he has huge amounts of confidence.

‘But I would say he is the quietest out of the three of us, which is difficult for people to understand.

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‘Ange and I tend to be more of the stupid ones. We’re always cracking jokes.’ 

Family: Social worker Ange, 46, and PA Ruth, 39, (pictured) have told how James, 43, is the 'most introverted' out of the three siblings in a new interview

Family: Social worker Ange, 46, and PA Ruth, 39, (pictured) have told how James, 43, is the ‘most introverted’ out of the three siblings in a new interview

Ange added that ‘laughter and humour’ was always part of their upbringing, despite it not all being ‘sunshine and flowers’. 

The siblings grew up in Buckinghamshire with their parents Margaret, a social care worker, 69, and Malcolm, 70, a retired musician in the Royal Air Force band. 

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Discussing the sibling rivalries that went on in the family, Ruth explained that her and James have a similar relationship to Smithy and his sister Rudi in Gavin and Stacey.

Close: The pair went on to detail their 'deep connection' with their 'down-to-earth' brother who moved to LA to work on The Late Late Show in 2015

Close: The pair went on to detail their ‘deep connection’ with their ‘down-to-earth’ brother who moved to LA to work on The Late Late Show in 2015

The pair famously bickered on the show, with Ruth saying that her and James would wind each other up and push each other’s buttons while Ange would act as the peacemaker.

James now lives in LA with his wife Julia Carey, a TV producer, and their three children Max, ten, Carey, seven, and Charlotte, four. 

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But despite relocating to Hollywood, Ruth and Ange said that they still see him as their ‘down-to-earth’ brother. 

Ruth added that the three siblings have a ‘deep connection’ with each other and ‘desperately love each other and will stick up for each other.’  

It comes after last year James revealed there are currently no plans for another Gavin and Stacey special but he thinks it would be a ‘shame’ to never do another show again. 

The actor co-wrote the hugely popular series with Ruth Jones and the pair have yet to sit down and hash out a potential future special.

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Appearing on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2, James acknowledged the end of the Christmas Special in 2019, where Nessa (Ruth) proposes to Smithy (James), was ‘so open-ended’. 

Funny: Discussing the sibling rivalries that went on in the family, Ruth explained that her and James have a similar relationship to Smithy and his sister Rudi (pictured) in Gavin and Stacey

Funny: Discussing the sibling rivalries that went on in the family, Ruth explained that her and James have a similar relationship to Smithy and his sister Rudi (pictured) in Gavin and Stacey

Asked if fans can expect another episode, he said: ‘As it stands right now, there aren’t any plans to do one but that’s not to say there isn’t the want or the inclination to do one.

‘When we wrote that last special, we never really thought whether we’d make another one after it but then that special, it’s so open-ended.’

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However, James added that he and co-creator Ruth, who plays Nessa, both feel the Christmas special felt like the end of a chapter, rather than the whole story.

He said: ‘I think it would be a shame to leave it there. I think, that’s certainly my feeling and I think Ruth feels the same. 

‘It doesn’t feel like the end of a book, it feels like the end of a chapter. I do feel like if we did another one, that would be the end of it.

He added: ‘We finished it before we called the BBC because we didn’t want to let everybody down. My hunch is no one will know it’s coming until it’s ready but we haven’t had a single conversation about it.

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‘You’ve got to wait for these ideas to arrive. We also can’t write separately, we’re terrible at it. It feels sometimes like we open a portal and it’s all these characters in Barry Island and slowly these ideas present themselves to us.’

Oh no: It comes after last year James revealed there are currently no plans for another Gavin and Stacey special but he thinks it would be a 'shame' to never do another show again

Oh no: It comes after last year James revealed there are currently no plans for another Gavin and Stacey special but he thinks it would be a ‘shame’ to never do another show again 

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