Win tickets to Benidorm-Live
PUBLISHED: 14:59 25 October 2018 | UPDATED: 14:59 25 October 2018
Smash hit ITV comedy Benidorm is set to bring sunshine and smiles to Bristol this month.
The first ever stage version of the comedy is coming to the Hippodrome from November 19-24.
Derren Litten has written a new set of Alicante escapades for the much-loved cast members including Jake Canuso (Mateo), Janine Duvitski (Jacqueline), Adam Gillen (Liam), Sherrie Hewson (Joyce Temple-Savage), Shelley Longworth (Sam), and Tony Maudsley (Kenneth) as they swap sangria for the stage after a quick spruce at the Blow ‘n’ Go.
The show has been produced for the stage by Michael Harrison and David Ian.
Talking about it’s stage debut, writer Derren Litten said: “I’ve loved 10 years of writing my TV show Benidorm, but despite a successful writing career I’m first and foremost a performer so have always been secretly frustrated I couldn’t hear the audience’s laughter.
“This national tour of Benidorm – Live will not only make a long-lasting dream come true, it will also mean I no longer have to stand in strangers’ gardens listening at their windows at 9 o’clock on cold winter evenings.”
The comedy celebrates a decade of hilarity, having followed the ensemble cast of holidaymakers and staff for nine series since its first broadcast in 2007.
Critically-acclaimed, Benidorm has received two National Television Awards a TV Quick Award and nominations at the British Comedy Awards and BAFTAs.
Evening shows will begin at 7.30pm and the matinee on November 24 starts at 2.30pm.
Tickets, priced £16, are available at www.atgtickets.com/bristol or on 08448 713012.
The Bristol Hippodrome has teamed up with the Mercury to offer readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the show.
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