Scotland Yard DI Richard Poole is sent to the Caribbean island of Sainte Marie to solve a fellow policeman's murder. Having done so, he finds himself seconded to the local police force as the dead man's replacement. Poole proves to be a brilliant detective, solving several complex murders. He's not quite suited to either the pace of life on the island or the heat and sand, neither of which he likes very much. He also doesn't like seafood. That aside, the place is just great. Written by
Season 2: For a detective who can't stand sand, even paradise can be Hell.
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Did You Know?
Peter Davison and Michelle Ryan who guest starred in the 2nd episode of Series 3 both appear in "Doctor Who". Peter Davison played the 5th Doctor in the original series and Michelle Ryan played one-off companion Lady Christina De Souza in the 2009 special "Planet of the Dead" opposite Peter Davison's real life son-in-law David Tennant who played the 10th Doctor. Ben Miller appeared in the 8th season's "Robot of Sherwood" as The Sheriff of Nottingham opposite Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. See more