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

Benidorm

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 5, Episode 2

Joyce is organising a dance competition for the guests. Everyone is eager to take part, and rehearsals are supervised by an old flame of Joyce's - TV's Cyril Babcock.

Further details

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Joyce Temple Savage (Sherrie Hewson), Cyril Babcock (Matthew Kelly). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

The Solana's new manageress - Joyce Temple-Savage is organising a dance competition for the guests. Everyone is eager to take part, and rehearsals are supervised by an old flame of Joyce's - TV's Cyril Babcock (guest star Matthew Kelly) - an ageing star whose impatience with the talent-lite contestants leads to a dance-off with smouldering Mateo.

Kenneth hires a drab assistant for his salon whose minimal knowledge of hair-dressing and the English language leads to an unfortunate accident with her first client - Solana guest Mr Dixon. Kenneth tries to cheer up Gavin - who's sorely missing partner Troy, but Gavin's very reluctant to take part in the dance competition (though Kenneth has a good idea who his partner could be).

Janice is shocked to see Jack at the pool bar. Jack made her heart skip a beat several years before, and nearly ruined Madge's wedding to Mel. When she confronts him, he seems not to know her. What's he playing at? And will Mick turn up in time to prevent a nasty scene? As Noreen boogies with Mateo, and Liam jives with Trudy - the drama unfolds.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 2nd March 2012
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jake Canuso Mateo
    Janine Duvitski Jacqueline Stewart
    Tim Healy Les / Lesley
    Adam Gillen Liam
    Tony Maudsley Kenneth
    Sherrie Hewson Joyce Temple Savage
    Shelley Longworth Sam
    Elsie Kelly Noreen Maltby
    Sheila Reid Madge
    Steve Pemberton Mick Garvey
    Siobhan Finneran Janice Garvey
    Oliver Stokes Michael Garvey
    Kenny Ireland Donald Stewart
    Hugh Sachs Gavin
    Michelle Butterly Trudy
    Asa Elliott Self
    Guest cast
    Elliott Jordan Jack
    Matthew Kelly Cyril Babcock
    Ian Lindsay Mr Dixon
    Alba Ortega Carmen
    Writing team
    Derren Litten Writer
    Simon Carlyle Script Editor
    Production team
    Heather Gibson Production Designer
    David Yardley Editor
    John Henderson Director
    Francis Matthews Producer
    Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
    Ben Cavey Executive Producer
    Derren Litten Executive Producer
    Mark Thomas Composer
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