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A British inspector is transferred to Saint-Marie's police department, but he hates the sun, sea, and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team.

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 Officer Dwayne Myers (40 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Catherine / ... (32 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DS Camille Bordey (28 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 DI Humphrey Goodman (24 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Fidel Best / ... (24 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Commissioner Selwyn Patterson (23 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DI Richard Poole (17 episodes, 2011-2014)
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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 garykmcd

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Season 2: For a detective who can't stand sand, even paradise can be Hell. See more »


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Magnus Fiennes, the brother of Ralph Fiennes and Joseph Fiennes composed the music for the show. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.83 (2011) See more »

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Old school, with a twist!
10 April 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I agree with the other reviewers of this show, that it is witty, charming and strangely addictive. I think the reason it works so well is not the murder mysteries themselves, but the interplay of the characters and the quirkiness of DI Poole (a great role for Ben Miller). All the actors involved seem to be having a good time and there is great chemistry between them. The list of guest 'suspects' is also impressive. The beautiful setting doesn't hurt either! It is an old school, comfy, Brit detective show - but with a unique style - and I hope it runs for as long as "Midsomer" did. I'm finding I need my weekly fix of Ste. Honore!


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