ITV has renewed Benidorm for an eighth series.
Filming will commence on 7 more episodes of the popular sitcom later this year, all penned by series creator Derren Litten. The new run of episodes will see the introduction of a new family to the Solana hotel.
“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”. – Director of Comedy & Entertainment, ITV, Elaine Bedell
ITV Comedy Commissioner, Saskia Schuster adds: “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”.
Currently in progress, Series 7 has featured the return of Johnny Vegas and Elsie Kelly as The Oracle (aka Geoff Maltby) and Noreen Maltby and further appearances from Dame Joan Collins in the role of Solana Group CEO Crystal Hennessy-Vass.