BBC Hit 'Death In Paradise' Returns for a New Season on KCET

Season 3 Introduces New Head Detective 

Played by Kris Marshall

BURBANK, CA - March 11, 2014 - Bringing

a dose of sunshine back to the small screen,
BBC's Death In Paradise returns

for a third season on KCET beginning
March 18 at 8 p.m. This highly rated series is a warm, light-hearted

detective drama about an inspector who is assigned to investigate a murder on

the paradise island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean. 

Season 3 opens

with the shocking murder of DI Richard Poole played by Ben Miller (Primeval, Johnny English), an event

which heralds the arrival of new detective DI Humphrey Goodman, portrayed by

Kris Marshall (Love Actually, Death at a

who is quite unlike his predecessor. Disorganized and gawky,

Humphrey's rather bumbling and accident-prone ways means he doesn't make the

greatest first impression on Camille, Fidel and Dwayne, who are battling their

grief for their friend, as well trying to catch his killer. Disheveled British

charm, but with a razor-sharp insight into crime solving, can Humphrey win the

team over and prove he's the man for the job?

The season also

stars Sara Martins
 (Little White Lies), Gary

 (Downton Abbey)

Danny John-Jules (Red Dwarf), bringing together a brilliant cast and mind-boggling

mysteries in every episode of this intriguing detective series.

Season 3 Episode Synopses



Tragedy hits the tiny paradise island

of Saint-Marie when DI Richard Poole is murdered at his university reunion

party. Can replacement DI Humphrey Goodman, earn the respect of his new

colleagues by solving this particularly sensitive and challenging case?

Episode 2

DI Humphrey Goodman and his team are

perplexed by the seemingly random killing of a stand-in on a film set. With

every reason to think the killer might strike again, the team have to work fast

to solve the case before they wind up with another victim on their hands.

Episode 3

The murder of a local gigolo brings DI

Goodman and his team into contact with the social elite of Saint-Marie. For

Fidel this proves to be a particularly hard hitting case as the death of his

old school friend forces him to face up to some past mistakes.

Episode 4

DI Goodman and his team are introduced

to the jet-setting world of airline pilots and cabin crew when an air

stewardess is discovered murdered. Will Humphrey and his team manage to unravel

the mysteries at the heart of this seemingly impossible murder?

Episode 5

DI Goodman and his team are drawn into

the world of politics when Saint-Marie's scandalized Commerce Minister is

discovered dead. Out of the blue, Camille's father turns out to have a link to

the victim and she is forced to confront the fact that her dad could be the


Episode 6

When a bird-watcher is discovered

murdered in the Saint-Marie jungle, the team have a particularly puzzling

conundrum to solve. Is the traditionally quiet and calm world of bird-watching

more cut-throat than it appears?

Episode 7

A murder on a privately owned island

means DI Goodman and the team are cut off from the mainland when a storm comes

in. As night descends, they find themselves locked in a house with a killer -

can they solve the mystery before the murderer strikes again?

Episode 8

When an elderly resident at a retirement

home appears to have committed suicide, the team is on a mission to prove it

was murder.  Humphrey is surprised when

his wife pays an unexpected visit to the island and he is left wondering why

she's come to see him.

The series airs Tuesday nights at 8

p.m. on KCET.

For more information, visit http://www.kcet.org/shows/death_in_paradise/




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