"You must take me for a right wanker, son," bawls Phil Collins in a 1985 episode of Miami Vice. You'll find no argument from us – just look at that costume for a start – even if Collins is only one in a long line of pop and rock stars determined to pop up in a TV drama at any opportunity.
The latest singer to try her hand at the acting game is songstress Jamelia who will, the BBC announced on Thursday, be making a guest appearance in the second series of BBC1 drama Death in Paradise. Jamelia will not be playing herself but the "pretty and fun-loving" best friend of Camille (Sara Martins) when the show airs next year. No word on