BBC Hit 'Death In Paradise' Returns for a New Season on KCET | KCET
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
Funeral), 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
Carr (Downton Abbey)
and 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?
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.
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.
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?
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
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?
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?
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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