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Death in Paradise 

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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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Series cast summary:
Danny John-Jules ...  Officer Dwayne Myers 56 episodes, 2011-2018
Elizabeth Bourgine ...  Catherine Bordey 49 episodes, 2011-2019
Don Warrington ...  Commissioner Selwyn Patterson 41 episodes, 2011-2019
Joséphine Jobert ...  DS Florence Cassell / ... 38 episodes, 2015-2019
Tobi Bakare ...  Officer J.P. Hooper 37 episodes, 2015-2019
Kris Marshall ...  DI Humphrey Goodman 30 episodes, 2014-2017
Sara Martins ...  DS Camille Bordey 28 episodes, 2011-2015
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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Welcome back to the beautiful island of Saint-Marie...as they face ever more challenging and thrilling crimes... (season 5) See more »


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English | French

Release Date:

2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Death in Paradise See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Series 1 of Death in Paradise was commissioned in 2010 and first aired from 25 October 2011 to 13 December 2011 on BBC One, watched by an average of 5.89 million UK viewers. See more »

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Great Characters
23 December 2011 | by renegadewriter008See all my reviews

The brits never seem to get tired of their sherlock holmes stories but I guess we Americans like our Inspectors with lots of Gadgets...Anyways, I only watched this show because one of the reviewers on here said that the lead character was a classic in the making. I have to agree with that. What makes this show interesting is the characters. With a title like "Death In Paradise" it sounds like a dark drama but it's really quite light and very enjoyable watching the typical stiff arrogant brit making his way a round a crime scene in Saint Marie island while also looking for afternoon tea and biscuits in the noon hour. This show has huge potential. I like it a lot


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