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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.

Next on...

Episode 2, Series 6

Thursday January 19 at 3:30pm

The Saint Marie Literary Festival is rocked by the death of young literature student and Florence's childhood friend, Esther Monroe, when she is discovered at the bottom of a cliff…

Episode 3, Series 6

Friday January 20 at 8:30pm

Death in Paradise

Episode 1, Series 6

Sunday January 22 at 2:15pm

DI Humphrey Goodman and the team are left stumped when volcanologist Stephen Langham is found dead half way up a live volcano, after failing to return from a night shift.

Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday January 22 at 3:20pm

The Saint Marie Literary Festival is rocked by the death of young literature student and Florence's childhood friend, Esther Monroe, when she is discovered at the bottom of a cliff…

Episode 3, Series 6

Sunday January 22 at 4:25pm

Death in Paradise

Episode 3, Series 6

Sunday January 22 at 10:40pm

Death in Paradise

Episode 3, Series 6

Thursday January 26 at 3:35pm

Death in Paradise

Episode 4, Series 6

Friday January 27 at 8:30pm

Death in Paradise

Episode 1, Series 6

Sunday January 29 at 12:55pm

DI Humphrey Goodman and the team are left stumped when volcanologist Stephen Langham is found dead half way up a live volcano, after failing to return from a night shift.

Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday January 29 at 2:00pm

The Saint Marie Literary Festival is rocked by the death of young literature student and Florence's childhood friend, Esther Monroe, when she is discovered at the bottom of a cliff…

Episode 3, Series 6

Sunday January 29 at 3:05pm

Death in Paradise

Episode 4, Series 6

Sunday January 29 at 4:10pm

Death in Paradise

Episode 4, Series 6

Sunday January 29 at 10:40pm

Death in Paradise
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