When Mary provides Humphrey with some information she manages to remember, Humphrey solves the case. Episode 8 A young backpacker is found dead from a gunshot wound in her hostel bathroom. Humphrey decides he is happier living in Saint Marie, and once successfully solving Emma's death, confides in Fidel about his growing feelings for Camille. It can often be seen in the background from a beach on Saint Marie. The second series was broadcast in January 2013, with subsequent series filling the same January slot; all series were shown in a 9:00—10:00 pm slot. After noticing a butterfly on Daisy's body which should be in hibernation, Jack is provided with a big clue over Daisy's murder. Suspicion falls on the only people near the hostel at the time of the gunshot.
However, with the family members having solid alibis and being in sight of each other at the time of Roger's murder, Richard seeks an alternative explanation to identify the killer. Researcher Leo Downs is found dead and the scene is staged to look like the result of a hurricane. With a limited number of suspects, Humphrey questions them all individually, but learns they were all playing cards on the night of Cedrik's death. Marshall's family joined him on the island during his first three six-month shoots, and his son Thomas enrolled at a local school. Episode 2 The team enter the shady world of island politics when the outgoing governor of Saint Marie is poisoned at her leaving party.
Mark Monahan of The Daily Telegraph criticised the laid-back tone of the series, calling it too methodical with nothing unique about it besides the setting. He then stays in the job as chief investigator on the island. Humphrey learns that the president's son argued with him just hours before his death, while the society's secretary, Teresa, was stealing the society's funds. Camille ponders her future in Saint Marie when she is offered a permanent job in Paris. Jack and the team then find stolen belongings of former convict Charlie Blake at Eugene's house, while also learning that Eugene's sister had issues with Eugene prior to his death. Episode 4 Dwayne attends his mentor's funeral. Series 7 2018 averaged 8.
The programme is a joint and production filmed on the French island of and broadcast on in the United Kingdom and in France. Caroline's private secretary, Ellery, informs Humphrey of an apparent blackmail scandal that was occurring between Caroline and the president, Francois. The back-story appears to be a blend of two real-world islands near to Guadeloupe, with size and location aligning with and history and language aligning with. Whilst investigating Emma's murder, Humphrey is given a distraction, as his wife arrives on the island seeking a reconciliation. With Florence out of action, Dwayne gets a temporary promotion to detective. Series 4 2015 averaged 9. His phone and wallet are stolen, with Humphrey and the team initially suspecting that a robbery is to blame for the incident.
Based on consolidated figures, each episode of Series 6 was the most-watched programme of the day, and in the top four most-watched programmes of the week. The mystery that Humphrey describes is the killing of a man on vacation. When Sian's phone is recovered, it seems like she might have had some secrets of her own. Finding suspects proves difficult as a motive cannot be found, and meanwhile Aunt Mary is pursuing her own investigation - into Humphrey's secrets. However, as the results come back negative, Richard finds it difficult to find the means.
The team also learn that after Carlton's murder, only his phone and an old guide book were stolen from his house. It was revealed that the show would be produced by Red Planet Pictures and Atlantique Productions, in association with and for and. It seems like a suicide - but Humphrey can't work out why anyone would bring a wash bag into a room where they planned to kill themselves. Richard believes that Daniel was the intended target and Ian died accidentally, but then when Daniel is involved in another freak accident, Richard questions whether Daniel is the murderer, causing the accidents himself to seem as though he is being set-up. The first series was broadcast in late 2011.
Luckily for Humphrey, he finds he can distract Mary by getting her involved with the case and her insights soon prove invaluable. I want to see the mystery and suspense in it. Confident theres a formula to finding love, he enlists the help of Florence, only to discover the complexities of dating are more confusing than any case hes tried to crack. The scene looks like a botched burglary but Humphrey thinks it was a premeditated murder. That is until he is found dead in the walk-in freezer with a knife in his back. Humphrey learns that Thea was imprisoned years ago for a mugging she committed that went wrong, but is convinced that it should have been Lexi who died, not Thea.
At the time of the murder, all the suspects in the case were meditating and in sight of each other. Episode 2 The team enter the shady world of island politics when the outgoing governor of Saint Marie is poisoned at her leaving party. Series 5 2016 averaged 8. After looking through old photographs of Richard and his friends, Humphrey successfully solves the case. It is believed that she died accidentally, when a cigarette set fire to her room, and the room was locked from the inside. Florence injures herself when catching a suspect, putting her out of work.
Richard learns that Estelle stole jewellery from June whilst cleaning, but had no real motive to kill June. Commissioner Patterson also introduces Officer Florence Cassell, who prompts Dwayne to become a temporary workaholic. A memory card found by the pair reveals that Steve Thomas is Tom's son. As the team and Jack question the bank staff: Steve Thomas, Frank Henderson, Martin West and Dominic Green, they learn that Frank had a rendezvous with Tom before Tom died. The murderer and the motive are revealed in the of the episode. When Amelia reveals to Jack the real reason for her and Steadman's return to Saint Marie, it unearths an event involving Steadman that happened years ago.
The show is known for its approach to its plots with each episode roughly the same in both style and narrative structure. Prior to his death, Frank argued with his agent, Larry, over his potential switch to another agent, as Frank's books were failing to sell under Larry's agency. An eighth series began broadcasting on 10 January 2019. The idea for Death in Paradise came from Robert Thorogood, whose idea was formed after reading a report of a suspected murder in the Caribbean during the Cricket World Cup. Despite this, every suspect has an alibi. Death in Paradise is broadcast in 236 territories around the world.