Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that is a comedy that has run for ten seasons and even become a tourist attraction in Spain – Benidorm

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Opening Sequence / Theme Tune

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Follow holidaymakers at the Solana Resort in Benidorm. Hilarity ensues as guests try to get value for their Euros. – IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

10 seasons

Characters:

 

Jake Canuso – Mateo Castellano

Janine Duvitski – Jacqueline Stewart

Tony Maudsley – Kenneth Du Beke

Elsie Kelly – Noreen

Tim Healy – Les

Sheila Reid – Madge Harvey

 

Trivia

  • Madge never goes in the pool.
  • Visitors to Benidorm can enjoy a tour of some of the locations used in the series.
  • The show is actually filmed in Benidorm.
  • Both Geoffrey Hutchings (who plays Mel) and Kenny Ireland (who plays Donald) had to be written out of the series after their deaths. In both cases, their characters died off-screen.

 

Clips

 

Lesley Is On Reception

 

 

Pool Clip

 

 

Matteos Best Man Speech