Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Joyce Temple Savage (Sherrie Hewson), Les / Lesley (Tim Healy). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.


ITV sitcom set in a Spanish holiday resort. 74 episodes (10 series), 2007 - 2018. Stars Jake Canuso, Janine Duvitski, Tim Healy, Adam Gillen and others.

Series 2, Episode 3

Janice tries to convince Madge not to agree to a wed a man they have only known for five minutes. Meanwhile an arm-wrestling match organised by The Oracle and his mum turns into Fight Club, offering some a chance to settle old scores.

Further details

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Martin Weedon (Nicholas Burns), The Oracle (Johnny Vegas), Mateo (Jake Canuso). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Mel's proposal to Madge is the talk of the resort. Janice tries to convince the bride-to-be not to agree to marry a man they have only known for five minutes. After all, for all they know he could be a mass-murderer!

Kate encounters Mateo again but after telling him that last year's traumatic affair was simply a moment of madness it becomes clear that Mateo doesn't actually remember her.

Later an arm-wrestling match organised by The Oracle and his mum turns into Fight Club with a chance for some to settle old scores. Martin beats Mateo in the contest.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th April 2008
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jake Canuso Mateo
Janine Duvitski Jacqueline Stewart
Elsie Kelly Noreen Maltby
Sheila Reid Madge
Steve Pemberton Mick Garvey
Siobhan Finneran Janice Garvey
Oliver Stokes Michael Garvey
Johnny Vegas The Oracle
Kenny Ireland Donald Stewart
Nicholas Burns Martin Weedon
Abigail Cruttenden Kate Weedon
Hugh Sachs Gavin
Paul Bazely Troy
Hannah Hobley Chantelle Garvey
Crissy Rock Janey York
Geoffrey Hutchings Mel
Writing team
Derren Litten Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Geoffrey Perkins Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer

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