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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 1

Following the hostage situation, the holidaymakers return to The Solana to enjoy a free week's vacation as compensation for their travails the previous year.

Further details

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Brandy (Sheridan Smith), Martin Weedon (Nicholas Burns). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions

Martin's new 'friend' is eager to leave the confines of the resort and have a good time, while Mel enlists Mick's help to open his new mobility shop - but disaster awaits.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd October 2009
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 5th October 2009 10:00pm ITV2
Saturday 15th January 2011 9:15pm ITV1
Sunday 16th January 2011 9:00pm ITV2
Wednesday 29th June 2011 9:00pm ITV2
Sunday 22nd April 2012 9:00pm ITV2
Tuesday 27th November 2012 9:00pm ITV2
Monday 5th May 2014 10:15pm ITV1
Friday 20th June 2014 9:00pm ITV4
Tuesday 7th July 2015 10:40pm ITV1
Monday 26th October 2015 10:00pm ITV4
Tuesday 2nd August 2016 9:00pm ITV4
Friday 5th August 2016 1:10am ITV4
Tuesday 17th January 2017 9:00pm ITV4
Friday 12th May 2017 11:20pm ITV1
Tuesday 4th September 2018 1:05am 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
Hugh Sachs Gavin
Paul Bazely Troy
Hannah Hobley Chantelle Garvey
Crissy Rock Janey York
Geoffrey Hutchings Mel
Sheridan Smith Brandy
Guest cast
Kamal Simpson Paco (Electrician)
Vicky Leyton Self
Writing team
Derren Litten Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Jo Willett Producer
Ben Cavey Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Clive Barrett Editor
Heather Gibson Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

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