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

Benidorm

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 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.

Episode menu

Series 8, Episode 3

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Tiger Dyke (Danny Walters), Catalina (Manal El-Feitury), José Luis (Stephen Marcus). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
The Maltbys are back and Pauline must battle her demons. Tiger and Joey get into trouble with a biker gang while Blow & Go sees some big changes. Joyce Temple-Savage goes to a house auction and must fight it out with a surprise bidder!

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 25th January 2016
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 27th January 2016 9:00pm ITV4
Friday 28th July 2017 9:00pm ITV
Tuesday 26th September 2017 9:00pm ITV4
Monday 2nd July 2018 9:00pm ITV4
Wednesday 24th June 2020 9:00pm ITV

Cast & crew

Cast
Jake Canuso Mateo
Janine Duvitski Jacqueline Stewart
Tim Healy Les / Lesley
Tony Maudsley Kenneth
Sherrie Hewson Joyce Temple Savage
Elsie Kelly Noreen Maltby
Julie Graham Sheron Dawson
Steve Edge Billy Dawson
Bobby Knutt Eddie Dawson
Josh Bolt Rob Dawson
Selina Griffiths Pauline
Nathan Bryon Joey Ellis
Sheila Reid Madge
Johnny Vegas The Oracle
Paul Bazely Troy
Danny Walters Tiger Dyke
Honor Kneafsey Jodie Dawson
Jessica Ellerby Amber
Guest cast
Paul Chan Mr. Wu
Josh Bolt Rob
Paul Bentall Evelyn Pyke
Manal El-Feitury Catalina
Stephen Marcus José Luis
Paul Devlin (as Paul (Chunks) Devlin) Shoewaddywaddy Tribute
Roy West Shoewaddywaddy Tribute
Writing team
Derren Litten Writer
Gaby Hull Script Editor
Production team
Robin Sheppard Director
Simon Bird Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Derren Litten Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer
Nick Ames Editor
Antony Cartlidge Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

Press

Benidorm: like an embarrassing uncle stuck in the 1970s

Farts, innuendo and a little light racism ... it's an all-inclusive mess.

Sam Wollaston, The Guardian, 26th January 2016

Radio Times review

"Only two types of people ever come to Benidorm. Those who never come again and those who never want to leave," says one character here. It pertains as much to the show as to its setting, but even for die-hard devotees of the sitcom's trademark vulgarity, this episode feels strained.

Daft arcs include an unwelcome renovation to the Blow & Go salon and an altercation with a biker gang for Tiger and Joey, while Joyce (Sherrie Hewson) is usurped at a property auction. Promisingly, though, the Maltbys are back together again. Led by the loutish Geoff (Johnny Vegas), there might just be hope that there's life in the old dog yet.

Sarah Carson, Radio Times, 19th January 2016

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