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Lighthearted detective series

Uncover the truth behind the island’s complex crimes

Express from the UK, the new series stars Kris Marshall (Love Actually, My Family) as DI Humphrey Goodman. The successful series follows the detective team on the idyllic Caribbean island of Saint Marie as they investigate the most intriguing and dastardly of murders. They must use their skills to uncover the truth behind the island’s complex crimes.

Guest stars for the fourth series include ex Coronation Street actress Natalie Gumede, Amy Nuttall (Downtown Abbey) and former EastEnders star Hettie Bywater.

Death in Paradise

The Cast and crew members sometimes need to film in temperatures of over 37 degrees Celsius

When filming the first season of Death in Paradise, Ben Miller wore backless shirts underneath his suit to manage the heat.

Kris Marshall says filming in the Caribbean is like putting on a wetsuit, then getting in a sauna and doing Hamlet.

The Amerindian inhabitants called Guadeloupe “Karukera” which means “Island of Beautiful Waters”.

Creator Robert Thorogood has also written a book entitled “A Meditation on Murder” which also stars DI Richard Poole.

The production designer couldn’t find the perfect beach-side bungalow for Richard’s Shack, so they found the perfect view of the beach and then built a house on it.

Kris Marshall has now sworn off Rum, after drinking the local rum, which is reportedly 50-70% proof.

Creator Robert Thorogood got the idea for Death in Paradise when he read that St. Lucia was voted the 4th most beautiful island in the world, but also had the highest per capita murder rate in the world.

The island of Guadeloupe where the show is filmed is most famous for their agriculture including sugar cane, bananas, eggplant, cocoa, jackfruit, pomegranate and gourd.

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Series 6

Tuesday October 1 at 6:35pm

Christmas Special 2016

An unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Series 6

Wednesday October 2 at 12:00am

Christmas Special 2016

An unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Series 6

Wednesday October 2 at 9:15am

Christmas Special 2016

An unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 2, Series 6

Wednesday October 2 at 6:35pm

Christmas Special 2016 Part 2

The Nonnatus team face big challenges when they travel to Africa to try to save Hope Clinic, which is in danger of closure.

Episode 2, Series 6

Wednesday October 2 at 11:35pm

Christmas Special 2016 Part 2

The Nonnatus team face big challenges when they travel to Africa to try to save Hope Clinic, which is in danger of closure.

Episode 2, Series 6

Thursday October 3 at 8:50am

Christmas Special 2016 Part 2

The Nonnatus team face big challenges when they travel to Africa to try to save Hope Clinic, which is in danger of closure.

Episode 1, Series 6

Thursday October 3 at 6:20pm

Call The Midwife

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 1, Series 6

Thursday October 3 at 11:15pm

Call The Midwife

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 1, Series 6

Friday October 4 at 9:00am

Call The Midwife

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Friday October 4 at 6:20pm

Christmas Special 2016 Part 2

The Nonnatus team face big challenges when they travel to Africa to try to save Hope Clinic, which is in danger of closure.

Episode 2, Series 6

Friday October 4 at 11:35pm

Christmas Special 2016 Part 2

The Nonnatus team face big challenges when they travel to Africa to try to save Hope Clinic, which is in danger of closure.

Series 6

Sunday October 6 at 11:05am

Christmas Special 2016

An unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday October 6 at 11:55am

Christmas Special 2016 Part 2

The Nonnatus team face big challenges when they travel to Africa to try to save Hope Clinic, which is in danger of closure.

Episode 1, Series 6

Sunday October 6 at 12:45pm

Call The Midwife

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday October 6 at 1:50pm

Christmas Special 2016 Part 2

The Nonnatus team face big challenges when they travel to Africa to try to save Hope Clinic, which is in danger of closure.

Episode 2, Series 6

Monday October 7 at 10:25am

Christmas Special 2016 Part 2

The Nonnatus team face big challenges when they travel to Africa to try to save Hope Clinic, which is in danger of closure.

Episode 3, Series 6

Monday October 7 at 7:30pm

Call The Midwife

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 3, Series 6

Tuesday October 8 at 12:45am

Call The Midwife

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 3, Series 6

Tuesday October 8 at 10:45am

Call The Midwife

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

Episode 4, Series 6

Tuesday October 8 at 7:25pm

Call The Midwife

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 4, Series 6

Wednesday October 9 at 12:00am

Call The Midwife

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 4, Series 6

Wednesday October 9 at 11:10am

Call The Midwife

An expectant mother with financial struggles enters into a painful arrangement with her cousin.

Episode 5, Series 6

Wednesday October 9 at 7:20pm

Call The Midwife

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 5, Series 6

Thursday October 10 at 9:40am

Call The Midwife

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, and a young man captures Fred and Violet's hearts.

Episode 6, Series 6

Thursday October 10 at 7:20pm

Call The Midwife

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 6, Series 6

Friday October 11 at 12:15am

Call The Midwife

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 6, Series 6

Friday October 11 at 9:40am

Call The Midwife

Valerie Dyer cares for a pregnant Somali woman whose culture has some unfamiliar aspects.

Episode 7, Series 6

Friday October 11 at 7:20pm

Call The Midwife

The legacy of thalidomide becomes apparent and Nurse Crane faces an unexpected crisis.

Episode 7, Series 6

Saturday October 12 at 12:35am

Call The Midwife

The legacy of thalidomide becomes apparent and Nurse Crane faces an unexpected crisis.

Episode 3, Series 6

Sunday October 13 at 7:05am

Call The Midwife

The maternity home faces closure and Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

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