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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Danny John-Jules ...  Officer Dwayne Myers 56 episodes, 2011-2018
Elizabeth Bourgine ...  Catherine Bordey 43 episodes, 2011-2018
Don Warrington ...  Commissioner Selwyn Patterson 34 episodes, 2011-2018
Joséphine Jobert ...  DS Florence Cassell / ... 32 episodes, 2015-2018
Kris Marshall ...  DI Humphrey Goodman 30 episodes, 2014-2017
Sara Martins ...  DS Camille Bordey 28 episodes, 2011-2015
Tobi Bakare Tobi Bakare ...  Officer J.P. Hooper 28 episodes, 2015-2018
Gary Carr ...  Officer Fidel Best / ... 24 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 1: Sun, sea and suspense: If you like a classic whodunit, and tropical settings... See more »


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Official Sites:

Alibi [United Kingdom] | BBC [UK]

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UK | France

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English

Release Date:

2011 (UK) See more »

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Death in Paradise See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Peter Davison and Michelle Ryan who guest starred in the 2nd episode of Series 3 both appear in Doctor Who (1963). 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 Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead (2009) opposite Peter Davison's real life son-in-law David Tennant who played the 10th Doctor. Ben Miller appeared in the 8th season's Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood (2014) as The Sheriff of Nottingham opposite Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. See more »

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Great series!
3 May 2013 | by hmflashgordonSee all my reviews

This series is an absolute winner. It was created with flair, humour and suspense. The actors were well chosen and truly work well together. I just love watching each episode and with my PVR able to watch them over and over again. This is one series that must be and should be continued. Each show is well photographed, acted and well written. This is truly a top rated show and I really hope it will continue. It is such a relief to be able to watch a series that is both entertaining and interesting. The tropical setting adds a totally different aspect and is well integrated. Very well done. Whoever thought this one up should be proud of their effort. Let's keep this one going. As usual another British show is first class and puts the USA and Canadian programmes out in the cold. Keep up the good work folks!


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