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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First look at ‘Death in Paradise’ S4 set for early 2015 return

A little over a year ago, Kris Marshall was faced with the daunting task of replacing Ben Miller as the principle character in Death in Paradise, the BBC comedy/mystery/drama set on the fictional Caribbean island of Saint Marie. Marshall took over as the island’s new lead detective, DI Humphrey Goodman after his predecessor was found with an […]

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The chance meeting that brought Foxes to 'Doctor Who'

Back in May 2014, Foxes (a.k.a. Louisa Rose Allen) added her name to an already extensive list of top-notch guest stars that were set to appear on the upcoming series 8 of Doctor Who including Keeley Hawes, Hermione Norris, Ben Miller, Frank Skinner and Tom Riley. Needless to say, the Grammy-award winning British singer was decidedly over-the-top at the thought of making her acting debut opposite Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman.

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Post 'Death in Paradise', Ben Miller becomes The Doctor's newest villain

Prior to the third series premiere, Ben Miller decided to vote himself off the Death in Paradise) island. As DI Richard Poole, Miller used his skills as a London Metropolitan Police detective to overcome his obvious distaste for deplorable tropical weather to make the Caribbean island of Saint Marie a safer place. Miller decided it […]

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It's more 'Death in Paradise' for the island of Saint-Marie

Pretty soon, they are going to stop calling the quiet little fictional island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean anything close to paradise. You certainly don’t want to be up for the job of the police department’s lead inspector next time it comes open as they don’t seem to leave the island….well, breathing. You’ll remember that […]

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Dishing on ‘Death in Paradise 3’ and going behind-the-scenes

***Death in Paradise series 3 spoiler alert*** Lots of Twitter chatter the past week or so after last Tuesday’s UK series 3 premiere which saw DI Richard Poole, played by Ben Miller, exit the island rather abruptly. Even though it was no secret that Poole wanted to leave this island paradise the moment he set […]

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'Death in Paradise' returns as DI Poole becomes island statistic

As a journalist, you’re told from the beginning not to become ‘the story’. For Ben Miller, the star of the BBC drama, Death in Paradise, you definitely don’t want your character to become the story. With the new season set to premiere on BBC One on 14 January, Miller’s character, DI Richard Poole, will fall […]

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More Death in Paradise for BBC

With series 2 premiering last night on BBC One, here’s a quick microwave version of series one of my newest favorite BBC drama, Death in Paradise. In series one, Scotland Yard detective Ben Miller arrives on a picturesque island and, unknowingly, becomes its new police detective. While trying to solve mysterious murders on the Caribbean […]

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