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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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Series 5, Episode 3

Mick is horrified that his nice-but-dim brother Pete is due in Benidorm with crusty dad Stan for a stag party.

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Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Pete (Shaun Dooley), Kenneth (Tony Maudsley), Mick Garvey (Steve Pemberton). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions

Mick is horrified that his nice-but-dim brother Pete is due in Benidorm with crusty dad Stan for a stag party. To everyone's surprise, Pete is about to get married. Mick cannot conceal his impatience with hopeless Pete, and the family reunion gets off to a bad start.

Imagining - mistakenly - that Troy has broken up with him, Gavin agrees to a date with pretty Emilio. But when Kenneth discovers that Gavin has misunderstood a text from Troy - he is nearly too late to save him from an unfortunate holiday romance.

Meanwhile, Trudy hatches a plan to get intimate with Mateo, by pretending to drown in the pool while he's on duty as a life-guard. Her hopes of some extended mouth-to-mouth resuscitation are ruined by the arrival of Les - dressed as Pamela Anderson - whose forceful attentions aren't quite what she had in mind.

Donald suggests fancy dress for the stag party, and both he and Kenneth opt for the Rita Heyworth look. Michael and Liam get rather the worse for wear, and everyone is shocked when Donald takes them to see Jacqueline perform her erotic strip-tease at a local club. Can Stan bring about a reconciliation between Mick and his brother? And why might this be Stan's last holiday?

Broadcast details

Friday 9th March 2012
60 minutes

Cast & crew

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
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
Alba Ortega Carmen
David Bradley Stan
Shaun Dooley Pete
Stefano Braschi Emilio
Writing team
Steve Pemberton Writer
Simon Carlyle Script Editor
Production team
John Henderson Director
Matthew Francis (as Francis Matthews) Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Ben Cavey Executive Producer
Derren Litten Executive Producer
David Yardley Editor
Heather Gibson Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

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