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Death in Paradise
E3 of 8
Series 2 - Episode 3
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It’s a steamy, languid day in Saint-Marie as the island’s police personnel loaf around the nick at the start of another sunny, silly adventure. “No one has enough energy to break the law,” wails lovely Camille, but of course this is
Death in Paradise
, not A Bit Bored in Paradise, so a corpse quickly turns up. It’s bobbing in the pool of a very exclusive and expensive spa
that specialises in plastic surgery.
Death in Paradise has turned into quite a nice holiday destination for every British character actor on Spotlight’s books, so yet again you’ll have a little mental workout guessing which one of them did it. Was it James Fleet, the clinic’s imperious chief surgeon? Or Cherie Lunghi, a glamourpuss on the lookout for love?
Everyone behaves in a manner most likely to arouse suspicion as endearing Richard Poole (Ben Miller) and his ramshackle team hunt for clues.
A body is discovered floating in the pool of an exclusive cosmetic surgery clinic and several things point to suicide - the victim was going through a messy divorce and there is an empty pill box in her room. But DI Poole has several reasons to believe Valerie Dupree was murdered - not least the fact she poured herself a cup of the world's most expensive tea but only drank half. The pressure is on to find the culprit as the clinic is highly respected on the island and the chief surgeon is an old friend of Commissioner Patterson - and as the detectives begin to dig, they discover many sordid secrets among the guests and staff. Cherie Lunghi (Secret Diary of a Call Girl), James Fleet (The Vicar of Dibley) and Emma Pierson (Hotel Babylon) guest star.
Cast & Crew
DI Richard Poole
DS Camille Bordey
Officer Dwayne Myers
Officer Fidel Best
Comm Selwyn Patterson
Full Episode Guide
Kris Marshall says goodbye to Death in Paradise – and explains why he had to leave
The winds of change are blowing through Saint Marie. Here, Kris Marshall talks through his journey with the show
A few new quirks and no jacket, yet Death in Paradise slips seamlessly from Kris Marshall to Ardal O'Hanlon
What has new Death in Paradise star Ardal O'Hanlon been up to since Father Ted?
Meet the cast of Death in Paradise series six
When will Death in Paradise be back for series 7?
Here's how Death in Paradise brings Harry the Lizard to life
Ardal O'Hanlon is here to stay! DI Jack Mooney and daughter Siobhan commit to Death in Paradise
Who's the newbie?
Meet Ardal O'Hanlon, the new star of Death in Paradise
How Amanda Redman overcame grief and found solace on the set of The Good Karma Hospital
Why good drama doesn’t need bad language
When is Death In Paradise series six on TV?
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