Celebrating 10 years — the true story behind ‘Death in Paradise’

Cast and crew of Death in Paradise have returned to the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe to begin filming of series 10 of the popular BBC One series. Series creator Robert Thorogood’s idea was actually inspired by the real-life story of a British police officer who went to the Caribbean to investigate a suspected murder during the Cricket World Cup. Vote for your favorite ‘fish out of water’ Detective Inspector in today’s poll.

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A familiar face returns to Saint Marie as ‘Death in Paradise’ begins S10 filming

Following a strict UK-industry wide detailed Covid-19 protocol policy, cast and crew of Death in Paradise have returned to the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe to begin filming of series 10 of the popular BBC One series. In addition to a full-time Covid-19 supervisor on set to make sure the protocols are being implemented correctly, there is a very familiar face returning as Josephine Jobert is set to reprise her role as DS Florence Cassell.

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Will Brexit be the one case ‘Death in Paradise’ can’t solve?

  As evidenced by the fact that there have now been three major cast changes in six seasons of the BBC mystery series Death in Paradise, filming in the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe has not proven to be ‘paradise’ over the years. Citing his desire to spend more time with his family, Ben Miller starred as DI […]

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Father Ted’s Ardal O’Hanlon heads to ‘Death in Paradise’ as Kris Marshall votes himself off the island

The brilliant news out of the U.K. the last few weeks is that the BBC1 comedy/drama, Death in Paradise, is back for more ‘death in paradise’ on the picturesque fictional island of Saint Marie. Unfortunately, the not-so-brilliant news, which leaked out prior to last night’s broadcast is that Kris Marshall, who played DI Humphrey Goodman, […]

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Finally off the island, Ben Miller now wants his ‘TV wife’ back

Several years removed from his two+ year stint on Death in Paradise, the greatness of Ben Miller returns to the small screen known as BBC One in a new romantic comedy series, I Want My Wife Back. Caroline Catz (Murder in Suburbia, Doc Martin, DCI Banks) plays Bex, his TV wife who walks out on their marriage on her […]

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Murder strikes the idyllic island of Saint-Marie once again as series 5 of ‘Death in Paradise’ returns

The series, Death in Paradise, is now, officially, the poster child for both how and why British television is superior to American television. In years past, it has been Spooks (MI5) or New Tricks showing the ability to completely overhaul your principle cast and still achieve the level of quality expected week in and week out which is a true testament to […]

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Believe it or not, filming ‘Death in Paradise’ isn’t all paradise

For the first two series of Death in Paradise, the BBC comedy/mystery/drama which is set on the fictional Caribbean island of Saint Marie, was a bit painful to watch mainly because of the extremely uncomfortable nature in which London-based DI Richard Poole (Ben Miller) tried to deal with the island paradise and it’s laissez faire way of life. I emphasize […]

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After having ‘The Worst Week of My Life’ and experiencing ‘Death in Paradise’, Ben Miller says, ‘I Want My Wife Back’

Figuratively, not literally, it’s been a rough decade for the characters that Ben Miller has played so brilliantly. In Worst Week of My Life, Ben’s character, Howard Steel, made it standard practice to put himself in absolutely dreadful situations and proceed to make things worse by trying to either put things right or explain what […]

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