Death in Paradise

2011
4.8
71 reviews
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Season 1 episodes (8)

1 Episode 1
10/24/11
When a British Cop is found murdered in a locked room on the tiny paradise island of Saint-Marie, Detective Inspector Richard Poole is sent to investigate. He's the perfect man to solve the case - if only he didn't just hate sun, sea and sand.
2 Episode 2
10/31/11
As DI Richard Poole desperately searches for a decent cup of tea, a bride is murdered on her wedding day. It is a tragedy DS Camille Bordey can't help but notice, whilst Richard is more interested in housekeeping signs. But who would kill a bride on her wedding day? Could it really be one of her family?
3 Episode 3
11/7/11
When a woman not only predicts her own murder but also gives a description of the murderer it all feels too easy for DI Richard Poole. Can a case from the past help solve the present day murder? And more importantly can Richard convince the team that it has nothing to do with voodoo spirits?
4 Episode 4
11/14/11
A confession of murder proves problematic for DI Richard Poole and the team when a wife admits to killing her husband but the body is nowhere to be found. Can Richard solve the mystery? And could his feelings be clouding his judgment?
5 Episode 5
11/21/11
A murder investigation becomes more than personal for Richard when the victim is murdered while handcuffed to him! His job on the line, he needs all his British rigour and stoutest brogues to get to the heart of the Paradise Beach mystery...
6 Episode 6
11/28/11
With Richard struck down by a tropical disease and Camille in Paris its left to Dwayne and Fidel to solve the apparently impossible murder of a local diver. As if their job isn't tough enough, they also have to contend with holidaying British cop DS Angela Young -- and they thought Richard was annoying...
7 Episode 7
12/5/11
Carnival comes to Saint-Marie. Richard sees the dark side of show business when a comeback concert ends in the most public of murders. If sun, sea and sand weren't bad enough, he now has to conquer his fear of snakes to find the elusive killer...
8 Episode 8
12/12/11
Dwayne ends up embroiled in a murder investigation when a piece of incriminating evidence is found at the scene of the crime. Can Richard solve the case and meet a deadline that means he'll finally get what he wants -- a return home?

About this show

This warm, light-hearted detective drama is a fish-out-of-water story about a quintessential English policeman posted to the Caribbean island of Saint-Marie. To anyone else it would be paradise, but for Detective Inspector Richard Poole it's hell! Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to their style of policing. But he finds his brilliant detective skills combine well with the local police to help solve a series of mysterious murders. Will Richard ever come to see the beauty of his surroundings? Perhaps not, but he might one day loosen his tie.
4.8
71 reviews
Keith Carter
October 6, 2015
This is a witty, poignant series with highly likable characters and wonderful mysteries. Nothing is kept from the viewer - you could figure it out yourself - possibly - maybe - unlikely. Thoroughly entertaining. I can Marathon my way through these. I've Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 4, and I'm hoping there's more to come!!
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A Google user
March 24, 2019
Love this show - a real mystery without the tasteless guts and gore of so many other shows. Great acting, beautiful venue, believeable people. Keep it coming. Quality in television dramas is rare, and this is a jewel. Thanks. Country Lizzie
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Sandra Burton
February 14, 2016
What a great show to view on a cold winter's night! Great characters and well developed story lines. And it all takes place on a beautiful Caribbean Island.
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