Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 24, 2011
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network

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Death In Paradise (UK)

If you like your drama with a hint of comedy, then this quirky, fish-out-of-water, 8 part crime show should be right up your street. DI Richard Poole, a quintessentially English detective is seconded to the idyllic Caribbean island of Saint-Marie to solve the murder of a seemingly popular British copper. The problem - To anyone else it would be paradise, but for DI Richard Poole it's hell!

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05x08 Season 5 Episode 8 Aired: Feb. 25, 2016

A student backpacker called Sian Evans is found dead in the showers of the hostel where she has been staying. With a gun in her hand and her …

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Death in Paradise Renewed For Season 6 By BBC One!

The 8-episode sixth season of the Caribbean-set crime drama will premiere in 2017.
Said executive producer Tim Key:
“I’m delighted that the fifth series of Death In Paradise has proved so popular. We’ve got more ambitious plans for series six, with a whole host of intriguing puzzles as well as the joy of working with our amazing cast and guest stars. We can’t wait to get back to Guadeloupe and start shooting.”

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  • To date (08/26/15) there have been 4 series broadcast in the U.K. with a 5th to start in Jan of 2016. Series 1 was first broadcast Oct-Dec, with series 2-4 running Jan-Feb.
  • A series takes five months to film.
  • Danny John-Jules, who plays Officer Dwayne Myers in the series, also starred in Red Dwarf as the character Cat. Cat's alter ego was also known as Dwayne (although spelled differently - it was…
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    Danny John-Jules, who plays Officer Dwayne Myers in the series, also starred in Red Dwarf as the character Cat. Cat's alter ego was also known as Dwayne (although spelled differently - it was Duane Dibbley).
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