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Death in Paradise

One of the UK’s most loved dramas, set on the fictional Caribbean island of St Marie.

Blending comedy, drama and fiendishly clever murders, as well as a joyous soundtrack of reggae, ska and dancehall music, Death in Paradise has been a mainstay of British television for the last ten years. In that time, four fish-out-of-water detectives have made the fictional island of Saint Marie their home, working with a lively and passionate team of local officers and characters to solve baffling murders that Agatha Christie would have been proud of. A host of famous British actors have appeared in the show in the 80 episodes since it began in 2011, and many more have become stars since their appearance in it.

Producer: Red Planet Pictures, produced with the support of the region of Guadeloupe

International distribution: BBC Studios

Creator: Robert Thorogood

Cast: Ben Miller, Kris Marsahll, Ardal O’Hanlon, Ralf Little, Don Warrington, Sara Martins, Elizabeth Brougine, Danny John Jules, Gary Carr, Tobi Bakare, Shyko Amos, Aude Legastelois, Tahj Miles

Genre: Scripted (Crime drama)

Year of production: 2011–present

Duration: 8 ✕ 60'