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Murder in Successville

  • Season 3
  • 6 episodes
  • Comedy

Summary

Successville is a surreal place with a high celebrity homicide count. DI Sleet enlists the help of a genuine celebrity sidekick to solve the latest high-profile murder.

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Episode 1: The Brass Gnome

Summary

Sleet and sidekick Richard Osman wade into the art underworld to catch Bjork's killer, with Hillary Clinton, Arsene Wenger, Zayn Malik and Bill Nighy all in the frame.

Review

A star rating of 3 out of 5.

People weren't sure what to make of Murder in Successville when it began. The concept of the haphazard comedy is baffling: Tom Davis's DI Sleet investigates a new celebrity murder in an absurd town full of alternative-universe famous people, as a real celeb, bemused and script-free, tries to help him solve the crime. Sometimes it doesn't work, but others it's so sublimely, senselessly silly, that you can't resist creasing in giggles, in spite of yourself.

In this third series opener, a delirious Richard Osman is on the brink of hysterics throughout, as he attempts to find out who murdered Björk - Arsène Wenger, Zayn Malik or Hillary Clinton? Proceedings descend into chaos, Osman is a brilliant sport; I defy anyone not to crack up.

How to watch

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There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

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Credits

Cast

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DI SleetTom Davis
HimselfRichard Osman
Zayn MalikJamie Demetriou
Gordon RamsayLiam Hourican
Arsene WengerLuke Kempner
Hillary ClintonCariad Lloyd
Bill NighyTerry Mynott
BjorkEllie White

Crew

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DirectorJames De Frond
Executive producerAndy Brereton
ProducerAvril Spary
WriterMatt Morgan

All episodes

  • Episode 1

    The Brass Gnome

    Summary

    Sleet and sidekick Richard Osman wade into the art underworld to catch Bjork's killer, with Hillary Clinton, Arsene Wenger, Zayn Malik and Bill Nighy all in the frame.

    Review

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.

    People weren't sure what to make of Murder in Successville when it began. The concept of the haphazard comedy is baffling: Tom Davis's DI Sleet investigates a new celebrity murder in an absurd town full of alternative-universe famous people, as a real celeb, bemused and script-free, tries to help him solve the crime. Sometimes it doesn't work, but others it's so sublimely, senselessly silly, that you can't resist creasing in giggles, in spite of yourself.

    In this third series opener, a delirious Richard Osman is on the brink of hysterics throughout, as he attempts to find out who murdered Björk - Arsène Wenger, Zayn Malik or Hillary Clinton? Proceedings descend into chaos, Osman is a brilliant sport; I defy anyone not to crack up.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    DI SleetTom Davis
    HimselfRichard Osman
    Zayn MalikJamie Demetriou
    Gordon RamsayLiam Hourican
    Arsene WengerLuke Kempner
    Hillary ClintonCariad Lloyd
    Bill NighyTerry Mynott
    BjorkEllie White

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorJames De Frond
    Executive producerAndy Brereton
    ProducerAvril Spary
    WriterMatt Morgan

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