ITV commissions Benidorm Series 8

ITV comedy continues to shine in the sun

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ITV has re-commissioned award winning comedy Benidorm for an eighth series.

Creator Derren Litten will pen 7 new episodes, which will introduce a brand new family to the Solana resort.

Series 7 which is currently airing on ITV has features Johnny Vegas and Elsie Kelly as The Oracle (aka Geoff Maltby) and Noreen Maltby. Dame Joan Collins has also reprised her role of Solana Group CEO Crystal Hennessy-Vass.

Elaine Bedell, ITV’s Director of Comedy & Entertainment says “Benidorm continues its enduring appeal with ITV viewers, and we look forward to discovering what creator Derren Litten has in store for the new holiday season at the Solana resort”.

Saskia Schuster, ITV’s Comedy Commissioner says “We are absolutely thrilled our audience continues to enjoy the antics of the Solana staff and its holidaymakers.  The new series of Benidorm will be introducing a brand new family to our viewers”.

Benidorm is a Tiger Aspect Production. Filming will take place on location in Spain later this year.