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From November 18 to 20, the city will host BeniCon, which includes exhibitions, karaoke, shows, visits and moments with the actors and actresses of the series 'Benidorm'

Benidorm will host the first fan meeting of the ITV series that bears the name of the city

17 November 2022
Serie Benidorm

The successful series 'Benidorm' of the British channel ITV will return to the city from tomorrow until Sunday, although this time it will not be to record new chapters, but to celebrate a meeting with the fans of this 'sitcom' that lasted for ten seasons from 2007 to 2018.

The creator of the series, Derren Litten has organized BeniCon, the first meeting of fans where actors and actresses, as well as the technical team, will participate. For the occasion, there will also be an exhibition of costumes, sets, and memorabilia from the program, a karaoke at Neptune's, and a gala night at Benidorm Palace.

The convention will take place at Meliá hotel for three days from ten in the morning until six in the afternoon with an exhibition of costumes and props, questions and answers to the creatives and the team that worked on the series. It will also be a wonderful opportunity to take pictures with the characters.

The meeting will also include contests, costumes, themed bars, and location scouting. Additional trips will also be made to places in the series such as 'Peacock Island' and  Fuentes del Algar. The highlight of the meeting will be the Gala Reunion Show at Benidorm Palace, a show that will be presented by Derren Litten, the creator and writer of the series.

The organizers have ventured that the event will be a success since all reservations have already been sold for several weeks. The number of attendees will reach a thousand, as reported.

'Benidorm' was a British comedy series created by Derren Litten that ran for ten seasons from February 1, 2007 to May 2, 2018 with notable success. The series began to be broadcast on the ITV channel and narrated the experiences of a series of British tourists who stay in a hotel in the city.

British tourists who do not know each other, but who have parallel stories, stay at the hotel.

The series was highly acclaimed by British critics to the point of receiving two National Television Awards during its career, and nominations for the British Comedy Awards and the BAFTA awards. It reached an audience of almost eight million viewers in its fourth season, although it never fell below 4.5 million.