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Jason Manford and Claire Sweeney join Scarborough

Jason Manford and Claire Sweeney join Scarborough

Jason Manford and Claire Sweeney have joined the new BBC comedy ‘Scarborough’. The 37-year-old comedian will star alongside the 47-year-old actress in the new BBC One show, which is set in the North Yorkshire seaside town and tells the story of a host of Scarborough residents who are "bonded by family, friendship and their love of karaoke". The cast will also include former &... »

Catherine Tyldesley joins Scarborough sitcom

Catherine Tyldesley joins Scarborough sitcom

Catherine Tyldesley has joined the cast of ‘Scarborough’. The former ‘Coronation Street’ star has begun the script read-through for the sitcom, which follows the lives and loves of a handful of residents in the sometimes sunny beach resort in North Yorkshire, and she feels "extremely lucky and grateful" to be part of the cast. Catherine shared a picture of her scr... »

Benidorm: The Movie

Benidorm: The Movie

‘Benidorm’ is getting a spin-off movie. The popular sitcom was axed by ITV after 10 years over the summer, but following the success of a stage production based on the show, creator Derren Litten has revealed his friend Shane Richie has encouraged him to write a film. He told MailOnline: "Shane Richie came to see our touring show ‘Benidorm Live’ and said, ‘That&#... »

Benidorm cancelled after 10 series

Benidorm cancelled after 10 series

Benidorm’s creator has confirmed the end of the show. Derren Litten has revealed the sitcom – which stars Jake Canuso and told the goings-on of a mix of holidaymakers at an all-inclusive hotel in the Spanish seaside resort – has ended after a 10-series run, but he has urged fans to check out the programme’s stage show instead. He wrote on Twitter: "Yes folks it’s... »

ITV to commission another series of Benidorm?

ITV to commission another series of Benidorm?

ITV may commission another series of ‘Benidorm’. The popular comedy was thought to have come to an end for good last night (02.05.18) after the show’s creator Derren Litten implied that he was no longer writing anymore episodes for the hit programme following rumours that the broadcaster had pulled the plug on it, but it looks like there’s still a possibility it’ll re... »

Johnny Vegas hopes Benidorm isn’t over for good

Johnny Vegas hopes Benidorm isn’t over for good

Johnny Vegas hopes it’s not the end of ‘Benidorm’ for good. Fans were left devastated last night (02.05.18) when the popular comedy aired for the final time after 10 years on screen, but the 46-year-old comedian – who played Geoff Maltby, also known as The Oracle, in the popular show until last year – isn’t ready to accept that the programme will never return on... »

Jake Canuso hints at more Benidorm

Jake Canuso hints at more Benidorm

Jake Canuso has hinted ‘Benidorm’ could return for another series. The ITV sitcom is due to air its final ever episode on Wednesday night (02.05.18) after 10 series of the popular comedy, but the 48-year-old actor – who plays Mateo Castellanos in the show – has dropped a huge hint that the programme may not be over. He wrote on Twitter: "Its WEDNESDAY!!! The day of the... »

Benidorm creator confirms show will end

Benidorm creator confirms show will end

Derren Litten has confirmed ‘Benidorm’ is to come to an end on Wednesday (02.04.18). The 47-year-old script writer – who created the show, which features John Challis, Sherrie Hewson and Tony Maudsley – has revealed the ITV sitcom’s series 10 finale on Wednesday will be the show’s last episode, and he is at loss about what to when the programme finishes. He wrot... »

Sunetra Sarker pays tribute to Keith Barron

Sunetra Sarker pays tribute to Keith Barron

Sunetra Sarker will "never forget" the laughs she shared with Keith Barron before his sad death. The 44-year-old actress starred alongside the legendary actor in ‘Casualty’ briefly and was devastated when she found out that he’d lost his battle with a short illness at the impressive age of 83 this week. Taking to her Twitter account, she said: "So sad to hear of de... »

Bobby Knutt dies aged 71

Bobby Knutt dies aged 71

Bobby Knutt has died at the age of 71. The actor – who was known for his roles in ‘Emmerdale’ and ‘Benidorm’ – passed away suddenly on Monday (25.09.17) morning whilst on holiday in the South of France, his agent has confirmed. And since the news of his passing, a number of celebrities have paid tribute to the star, with ‘Benidorm’ writer Derren Litt... »

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