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 4, Episode 2

Noreen checks in at The Solana with her irritable daughter Pauline. Sam, Natalie and Liam hit a nightclub; and Mateo tries to get Les/Lesley fired.

Further details

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Pauline (Selina Griffiths), Noreen Maltby (Elsie Kelly). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

It's check in time at The Solana for Noreen who has brought her irritable daughter Pauline along. Pauline has spent the past few years in South Africa with her husband but is now going through a messy divorce.

There's trouble in store for Sam and Natalie as they hit a nightclub with Liam and mayhem ensues.

Les/Lesley on the other hand is settling in fine at the pool bar but his/her efficiency is getting on Mateo's nerves and he hatches a plan to try to get rid of Les.

To take their mind off of Madge's financial woes, the Garveys decide to head to a water park, and when Noreen and Pauline show up, events take a bit of an unexpected turn.

In an effort to raise Madge's spirits Donald and Jacqueline decide to have a whip round to help her back on to her feet. But, in true Madge Harvey style, she's not entirely appreciative of their efforts.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th March 2011
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jake Canuso Mateo
Janine Duvitski Jacqueline Stewart
Tim Healy Les / Lesley
Adam Gillen Liam
Tony Maudsley Kenneth
Shelley Longworth Sam
Elsie Kelly Noreen Maltby
Selina Griffiths Pauline
Sheila Reid Madge
Steve Pemberton Mick Garvey
Siobhan Finneran Janice Garvey
Oliver Stokes Michael Garvey
Kenny Ireland Donald Stewart
Hugh Sachs Gavin
Crissy Rock Janey York
Kathryn Drysdale Natalie
Guest cast
Shaun Foster Conley Self
Writing team
Derren Litten Writer
Simon Carlyle Script Editor
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Ben Cavey Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer

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