Welcome to the dazzling world of “Benidorm” as it enters its monumental tenth season. The beloved ensemble cast returns to the sun-soaked Spanish resort town, promising a rollercoaster of laughter, drama, and heartwarming moments. As the iconic sitcom continues to captivate audiences with its unique blend of humor and heartfelt storytelling, Season 10 unveils new adventures and unexpected twists for the eclectic group of holidaymakers and hotel staff. Join us as we delve into the latest escapades, exploring the dynamic relationships and hilarious mishaps that have made “Benidorm” a cherished favorite among fans. Get ready for another sun-soaked season of fun and frivolity!
Mateo Castellanos (Jake Canuso)
The cheeky and flirtatious Mateo is back for another round of mischief. Jake Canuso, the Swiss actor who brings Mateo to life, describes the new season as “funny, funny, and hilarious.” Mateo continues his charming ways, setting his sights on Rob’s new girlfriend while juggling the role of the best man at Joyce’s wedding. Get ready for Mateo’s antics as he navigates through the chaos of Benidorm.
Monty Staines (John Challis)
Elevating the excitement, John Challis, known for his role in Only Fools and Horses, becomes a cast regular for Season 10. Monty, the persistent pursuer of Joyce, finally sees his efforts pay off as the two prepare to tie the knot. Challis teases that Monty must have something going for him, and viewers are in for a treat as the couple navigates the ups and downs of their newfound relationship.
Joyce Temple-Savage (Sherrie Hewson)
Sherrie Hewson reprises her role as the indomitable Joyce Temple-Savage. As Monty proposes marriage, Joyce’s upcoming nuptials promise to be anything but straightforward. Hewson hints at the typical Benidorm-style twist, leaving viewers wondering if the wedding bells will indeed ring for Joyce and Monty. Brace yourselves for a rollercoaster ride with the one and only Joyce.
Kenneth Du Beke (Tony Maudsley)
Veteran Benidorm star Tony Maudsley, who joined in Season Four, reveals exciting developments for his character, Kenneth. In a surprising turn of events, Kenneth gets a boyfriend for the first time, but, as expected, it doesn’t end well. The twist? His new beau is not only larger than life but also sports size 17 feet, creating hilarious challenges that only Benidorm can deliver.
Sam Wood (Shelley Longworth)
Shelley Longworth, portraying the sporadic visitor Sam, adds an intriguing twist as she plays Kenneth’s wife. Sam, embodying the “C” in Scam, promises to bring her brand of humor to the series. Longworth hints at the fun she had playing Kenneth’s wife, setting the stage for comedic interactions that fans won’t want to miss.
Rob Dawson (Josh Bolt)
Josh Bolt, a relative newcomer to Benidorm, rejoins as holidaymaker Rob. Having evolved from a preppy bookworm to a party-loving young man in previous seasons, Rob is set to embrace adulthood in Season 10. Bolt teases a more grown-up version of Rob as he navigates the complexities of a relationship, promising a fresh dynamic to the character.
Eddie Dawson (Bobby Knutt)
Season 10 marks a bittersweet farewell to actor Bobby Knutt, who portrayed Eddie Dawson. Tragically, Knutt passed away during the filming of the series. The character of Eddie is set to depart at the end of the season, and viewers can expect an emotional farewell to this beloved figure.
As we celebrate the return of familiar faces, Season 10 also introduces new characters to the Benidorm universe. Laila Zaidi joins as Cyd, and Julian Moore-Cook takes on the role of Joey’s friend Callum, adding fresh dynamics and surprises to the beloved series.
“Benidorm” Season 10 brings back the beloved ensemble cast for a sun-soaked rollercoaster of laughter and drama. Characters like the cheeky Mateo and persistent Monty promise hilarious escapades, while Joyce’s upcoming wedding adds a twist. Newcomers, Kenneth’s surprising boyfriend, and a poignant farewell to Eddie make this season a must-watch.