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Lighthearted detective series

Uncover the truth behind the island’s complex crimes

Express from the UK, the new series stars Kris Marshall (Love Actually, My Family) as DI Humphrey Goodman. The successful series follows the detective team on the idyllic Caribbean island of Saint Marie as they investigate the most intriguing and dastardly of murders. They must use their skills to uncover the truth behind the island’s complex crimes.

Guest stars for the fourth series include ex Coronation Street actress Natalie Gumede, Amy Nuttall (Downtown Abbey) and former EastEnders star Hettie Bywater.

Death in Paradise

The Cast and crew members sometimes need to film in temperatures of over 37 degrees Celsius

When filming the first season of Death in Paradise, Ben Miller wore backless shirts underneath his suit to manage the heat.

Kris Marshall says filming in the Caribbean is like putting on a wetsuit, then getting in a sauna and doing Hamlet.

The Amerindian inhabitants called Guadeloupe “Karukera” which means “Island of Beautiful Waters”.

Creator Robert Thorogood has also written a book entitled “A Meditation on Murder” which also stars DI Richard Poole.

The production designer couldn’t find the perfect beach-side bungalow for Richard’s Shack, so they found the perfect view of the beach and then built a house on it.

Kris Marshall has now sworn off Rum, after drinking the local rum, which is reportedly 50-70% proof.

Creator Robert Thorogood got the idea for Death in Paradise when he read that St. Lucia was voted the 4th most beautiful island in the world, but also had the highest per capita murder rate in the world.

The island of Guadeloupe where the show is filmed is most famous for their agriculture including sugar cane, bananas, eggplant, cocoa, jackfruit, pomegranate and gourd.

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Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday May 28 at 3:10pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 2, Series 6

Monday May 29 at 5:20pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 2, Series 6

Monday May 29 at 9:25pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 2, Series 6

Friday June 2 at 1:45pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 3, Series 6

Saturday June 3 at 7:30pm

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 3, Series 6

Sunday June 4 at 2:05pm

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 3, Series 6

Monday June 5 at 5:20pm

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 3, Series 6

Monday June 5 at 9:30pm

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 3, Series 6

Friday June 9 at 2:15pm

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 4, Series 6

Saturday June 10 at 7:30pm

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Series 6

Sunday June 11 at 2:55pm

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 4, Series 6

Sunday June 11 at 6:25pm

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Series 6

Sunday June 11 at 11:45pm

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 4, Series 6

Monday June 12 at 5:20pm

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 4, Series 6

Monday June 12 at 9:30pm

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 4, Series 6

Friday June 16 at 2:15pm

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 5, Series 6

Saturday June 17 at 7:30pm

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 1, Series 6

Sunday June 18 at 2:15pm

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 5, Series 6

Sunday June 18 at 5:20pm

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 1, Series 6

Monday June 19 at 12:35am

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 5, Series 6

Monday June 19 at 5:20pm

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 5, Series 6

Monday June 19 at 9:30pm

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 5, Series 6

Friday June 23 at 2:15pm

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 6, Series 6

Saturday June 24 at 7:30pm

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday June 25 at 1:10pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 6, Series 6

Sunday June 25 at 4:15pm

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday June 25 at 11:40pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 6, Series 6

Monday June 26 at 5:15pm

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 6, Series 6

Monday June 26 at 9:35pm

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 6, Series 6

Friday June 30 at 2:15pm

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

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