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.

Press Clippings

Benidorm movie planned

A film version of the sitcom Benidorm is being planned, creator Derren Litten has confirmed.

British Comedy Guide, 26th November 2018

I Talk Telly Award nominations published

Nominees for TV blog I Talk Telly's 2018 awards have been revealed, with the final series of ITV's Benidorm amongst those leading the running.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd November 2018

Benidorm writer slams ITV for axing show

Benidorm writer Derren Litten blasted ITV's decision to axe the series as he collected a gong at the TV Choice Awards.

Mark Jefferies & Nicola Methven, The Mirror, 11th September 2018

Benidorm creator finally confirms series ten was finale

Benidorm is over and will never return to television, its creator has revealed.

Carl Greenwood, The Sun, 6th July 2018

Benidorm finale review

Silly and seriously sunburnt, but a survivor.

Stuart Heritage, i Newspaper, 3rd May 2018

Benidorm's last ever episode review

An abrupt end for this old-fashioned comedy.

Ed Power, The Telegraph, 2nd May 2018

Sombreros and sun loungers at the ready: Benidorm checks out as the latest series of gentle larks in the sun comes to an end. There is an airport strike threatening the Dawsons' anniversary plans, Sam's ex is in town and Monty and Joyce make up. Amiable chaos, as ever, ensues.

Hannah Verdier, The Guardian, 2nd May 2018

Benidorm's future questioned

Questions have been raised today about the future of sitcom Benidorm after creator Derren Litten implied on Twitter that this week's episode would be its last.

British Comedy Guide, 30th April 2018

It is tempting to see it purely as a sort of TV equivalent of sheltered accommodation for light entertainment performers, but Benidorm, which is now 10 series old, clearly continues to find an appreciative audience. Tonight, Monty hunts for a job and Kenneth bricks himself when builders inadvertently brick him in.

Jonathan Wright, The Guardian, 25th April 2018

Joyce is positively fuming after the appalling performance by Sammy (a returning Shane Richie) at Neptunes, made all the worse once she discovers that Monty has given him a contract at Solana. Elsewhere, Doreen makes a dreadful blunder by sending off Pauline's novel to be published prematurely.

Ben Arnold, The Guardian, 18th April 2018