Production begins on Benidorm Series 9

ITV’s Solano staff & holiday-makers returning

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The ninth series of ITV’s award winning comedy series, Benidorm will begin filming on location in Spain next month.

Sherrie Hewson will be returning as Joyce Temple Savage, alongside Tim Healy as Les/Lesley and Jake Canuso as Mateo.

Produced by Tiger Aspect production and created and written by Derren Litten, the eighth series Benidorm has so far averaged 5.8 million viewers.

The ITV commissioning editor for Benidorm Saskia Schuster says “The storylines for the new series of Benidorm are wonderfully sharp and funny capturing the very heart and soul of what’s made this comedy so successful with ITV viewers.   We’ve got some really good surprises in store for viewers this year with filming set to commence on location in Spain next month.”

More details of new and returning characters, guest stars and storylines will be announced nearer transmission.