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 7, Episode 5

Solana Group CEO Crystal Hennessy-Vass sweeps into the resort and takes Joyce out to lunch.

Further details

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Crystal Henessy-Vass (Joan Collins), Joyce Temple Savage (Sherrie Hewson). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Crystal Hennessy-Vass announces that the staff budget is being cut by half - and Joyce is being replaced by somebody cheaper.

When Joyce returns to the hotel, she discovers that her predecessor Janey has taken her job.

As The Oracle's Romanian fiancee Ionela arrives in Benidorm, Noreen discovers that Geoff/The Oracle has told her he is a successful businessman. He has even booked the Solana's honeymoon suite for their first night together.

Glynn wants Jacqueline to join him in a performance at Neptune's, but as a singer she is hopeless. Then Glynn bumps into local bar singer Annie Redmond and realises that the night will be a success after all.

Inspired by a pep-talk from Crystal, Kenneth and Liam launch a Blow and Go makeover competition - which attracts some very unlikely entrants indeed.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 30th January 2015
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 minutes

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
Elsie Kelly Noreen Maltby
Johnny Vegas The Oracle
Crissy Rock Janey York
Danny Walters Tiger Dyke
Perry Benson Clive Dyke
Alan David Glynn Flint
Charlotte Eaton Terri
Guest cast
Joan Collins Crystal Henessy-Vass
Derren Litten Elvis the Chauffeur
Alice Barlow Annie
Milanka Brooks Ionela
Bobby Crush Billy Sparkle
Writing team
Derren Litten Writer
Gaby Hull Script Editor
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Lucy Armitage Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Ben Cavey Executive Producer
Derren Litten Executive Producer
David Barrett Editor
Antony Cartlidge Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer
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