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


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.

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: André (Jason Manford), Joyce Temple Savage (Sherrie Hewson), Mateo (Jake Canuso). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 9, Episode 9

When Baby Jesus contaminates the swimming pool with weedkiller, the guests have to be evacuated.

Further details

When Baby Jesus contaminates the swimming pool with weedkiller, the guests have to be evacuated. The chips are down as Crystal Hennessey-Vass pressures Joyce to sort things out pronto. Joyce hastily arranges a trip to the circus, but circus manager Andre fails to tell her that the acts are not available.

Mateo surprises Joyce with his linguistic skills as they try to put a show together. Bean, the resident clown and old friend of Mateo, comes to the rescue. A fabulous show is pulled off and Monty uses all his connections to get the hotel re-opened in record time - but is it enough to keep Crystal happy?

Joyce needs a show-stopping act for Neptunes to save her job, and Jacqueline suggests some friends who are in town. Monty hopes to gain further approval by getting his nephew to do a number, as he has a very important question to ask Joyce.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 3rd May 2017
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jake Canuso Mateo
Janine Duvitski Jacqueline Stewart
Adam Gillen Liam
Tony Maudsley Kenneth
Sherrie Hewson Joyce Temple Savage
John Challis Monty
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
Simon Greenall Neville
Guest cast
Joan Collins Crystal Henessy-Vass
Jason Manford André
David O'Reilly Bean
Josephine Berry Marie Lavoie
Luca Chiarva Faustino
Martyn Ford Hercules
Chris Rogers Eczema the Clown
Charlie Bird Baby Jesus
Graham McPherson (as Madness) Self
Chris Foreman (as Madness) Self
Mike Barson (as Madness) Self
Lee Thompson (as Madness) Self
Daniel Woodgate (as Madness) Self
Mark Bedford (as Madness) Self
Danny Tetley Self
Writing team
Gaby Hull Script Editor
Production team
Simon Bird Producer
Derren Litten Executive Producer
Paul Jackson Executive Producer
Arnold Widdowson Co-producer

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