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BBC News: Demolition of Hi-de-Hi! Hotel Begins

August 4th, 2018

hidehi18jA hotel which hosted stars of 1980s sitcom Hi-de-Hi! during filming has begun to be knocked down.

The Cliff Hotel in Dovercourt, Essex, is being demolished and redeveloped as a 61-room hotel and apartments.

Cast members stayed at the site between 1980 and 1988 while shooting the comedy series, which was filmed at Warner’s Holiday Centre at Dovercourt Bay.

Su Pollard, Ruth Madoc and Paul Shane were among the stars of the show. The BBC sitcom was set in a fictional holiday camp called Maplins and revolved around the lives of entertainers.

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