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 7, Episode 7

Mateo's Mother-in-Law is threatening to kill him. Glynn's wife arrives at the Solana and Liam is made an offer he can't refuse.

Further details

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Riannon (Ruth Madoc), Glynn Flint (Alan David), Jacqueline Stewart (Janine Duvitski). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions

A miserable Mateo reveals that his home life is a disaster and confides in Lesley that his mother-in-law Dolores is threatening to kill him. Lesley urges him to get out and start a new life.

Plucking up the courage, Mateo decides to move out the same day, but when he arrives home Dolores is waiting.

Clive, Tiger and Terri come up with a plan to get Clive's 5,000 euros back from Monty the property developer who swindled him.

Tiger finally plucks up the courage to talk to Annie - could romance be on the cards?

Psychic Sue pops into Blow and Go with a message for Liam - who gets an offer he just cannot refuse.

After their wife-swapping holiday experience, Jacqueline and Glynn are both looking forward to being reunited with their partners. Then Riannon arrives - and there is no sign of Donald.


This episode was dedicated to Kenny Ireland, 1945 - 2014.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th February 2015
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 17th February 2015 9:00pm ITV4
Tuesday 4th July 2017 9:00pm ITV4

Cast & crew

Jake Canuso Mateo
Janine Duvitski Jacqueline Stewart
Tim Healy Les / Lesley
Adam Gillen Liam
Tony Maudsley Kenneth
Sherrie Hewson Joyce Temple Savage
John Challis Monty
Danny Walters Tiger Dyke
Perry Benson Clive Dyke
Alan David Glynn Flint
Charlotte Eaton Terri
Guest cast
Joe Ferrera Policeman
Amanda Barrie Psychic Sue
Ruth Madoc Riannon
Alice Barlow Annie
Nadia Sawalha Melanie
Loles León Dolores
Liam Shaw Salvador
Simon Ruston Meatloaf Tribute
Leroy Charlery Self
Leroy Davis Self
Kojo Adisi Self
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
Caroline Riva Pianist

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