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. In later series, other English and Irish police officers head the investigative team, namely Humphrey Goodman, Jack Mooney, and Neville Parker.
Season 1: Sun, sea and suspense: If you like a classic whodunit, and tropical settings...
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Series 3 of Death in Paradise was commissioned in February 2013 and first aired from 14 January 2014 to 4 March 2014 on BBC One, watched by an average of 8.46 million UK viewers. See more