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


  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 2007 - 2018
  • 74 episodes (10 series)

An ensemble sitcom that focuses on the adventures of a group of British holiday makers staying at the Solana holiday resort in Spain. Stars Jake Canuso, Janine Duvitski, Tim Healy, Adam Gillen, Tony Maudsley and more.

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Summer Special

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Janice Garvey (Siobhan Finneran), Enrique (Christopher Sciueref), Madge (Sheila Reid). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Our favourite holidaymakers are back for a one-hour Summer special. Will Mel survive? Will Mick be left stranded in a Benidorm jail? Will Janice run off with Jack? Will The Oracle ever reach dry land? And just how will Madge cope?

Further details

The Garvey's outspoken grandma Madge is distraught her new husband Mel is unconscious in hospital but she's soon to be faced with a much more dangerous situation.

The Oracle was last seen flying out to sea on a rogue Paraglider, as his mum Noreen looks on.

Kate and Martin are back and celebrating Kate's surprise pregnancy news.

Gay couple Gavin and Troy return and find themselves drawn into the Garvey's dramatic situation.

Good-hearted swingers Donald and Jacqueline end up becoming 'unofficial babysitters' to the Garvey kids.

Plus there's a return appearance from Jack - the local bar boy who declared his love for Janice at the end of series two.

Broadcast details

Sunday 31st May 2009
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 28th September 2009 11:00pm ITV2
Saturday 13th February 2010 9:45pm ITV1
Wednesday 21st September 2011 9:00pm ITV2
Thursday 27th October 2011 9:00pm ITV2
Wednesday 28th December 2011 10:15pm BBC2
Sunday 15th April 2012 9:00pm ITV2
Thursday 30th August 2012 9:00pm ITV2
Friday 2nd May 2014 9:00pm ITV4
Sunday 4th May 2014 2:20am ITV4
Monday 5th May 2014 1:50am ITV4
Monday 19th October 2015 10:00pm ITV4
Tuesday 10th January 2017 9:00pm ITV4

Cast & crew

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
Guest cast
Elliott Jordan Jack
Joe Ferrera Policeman
Derren Litten Man at Police Station
Christopher Sciueref Enrique (Criminal)
Arturo Venegas Dr Perez
Writing team
Derren Litten Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Jo Willett Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Jeremy Strachan Editor
Charlie Phillips Editor
Heather Gibson Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

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