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 10, Episode 8 is repeated on ITV4 on Saturday at 9pm.

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Stanley Keen (Nigel Havers), Kenneth (Tony Maudsley), Liam (Adam Gillen). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 9, Episode 1

The Dawsons are back for another Benidorm all-inclusive holiday, and everyone at the Solana knows they have arrived when Eddie makes a shattering entrance, leaving Joyce and the resort staff to mop up the consequences.

Further details

The new holiday season kicks off at the Solana resort with the return of two popular characters - Liam and Sam.

The Dawson's arrive for a new holiday that doesn't get off to a great start and when Sheron's Mum Loretta (Kate Fitzgerald) joins them - Benidorm will never be the same again!

Meanwhile, could Joyce Temple Savage finally find romance this series with Monty (John Challis)?

Guest stars in the new series include Nigel Havers, Jason Manford, Uri Geller, Amanda Barrie, George Shelley, Madness and, once again, Dame Joan Collins.

Series 9 is a suitcase packed full of all your favourite characters, great guest stars, holiday mishaps... and Mr Wu!

In the opening episode, The Dawsons' holiday starts with a bang when Eddie has an accident. Eddie makes a shattering entrance, leaving Joyce and the resort staff to mop up the consequences. As a result, Eddie is caught short in the clothing department and Sheron's fashion taste is called into question when he asks her to pick him up some new kit.

Kenneth is having some financial problems but local dentist Stanley might be the solution. Liam and Kenneth pay him a visit and end up walking away with smiles on their faces.

New holiday rep Sam from head office ruffles Joyce's feathers. Tiger and Joey are in a party mood, so Sam takes them under her wing. When Rob joins them clubbing, there is a surprise in store.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 1st March 2017
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jake Canuso Mateo
    Tim Healy Les / Lesley
    Adam Gillen Liam
    Tony Maudsley Kenneth
    Sherrie Hewson Joyce Temple Savage
    Shelley Longworth Sam
    Julie Graham Sheron Dawson
    Steve Edge Billy Dawson
    Bobby Knutt Eddie Dawson
    Josh Bolt Rob Dawson
    Kate Fitzgerald Loretta
    Nathan Bryon Joey Ellis
    Danny Walters Tiger Dyke
    Honor Kneafsey Jodie Dawson
    Guest cast
    Jonathan Hawkins Motown Jonathan
    Jofre Alsina Coach Driver
    Nigel Havers Stanley Keen
    Writing team
    Derren Litten Writer
    Gaby Hull Script Editor
    Production team
    Robin Sheppard Director
    Lee Trevor 1st Assistant Director
    Simon Bird Producer
    Derren Litten Executive Producer
    Paul Jackson Executive Producer
    Arnold Widdowson Co-producer
    David Barrett Editor
    Antony Cartlidge Production Designer
    Tracey Gillham Casting Director
    Karen McKinlay-Gunn Costume Designer
    Alasdair Walker Director of Photography
    Marcus Whitney Make-up Designer
    Mark Thomas Composer

    Video

    Lesley is on reception

    Lesley and Joyce have a conversation at the reception desk.

    Featuring: Jake Canuso (Mateo), Tim Healy (Les / Lesley), Sherrie Hewson (Joyce Temple Savage), Shelley Longworth (Sam), Bobby Knutt (Eddie Dawson).

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