Death in Paradise collection eight has come to an finish – however don’t fear, the much-loved Caribbean homicide drama might be again for extra.
- Joséphine Jobert explains her Death in Paradise exit: “I quit the show for personal and professional reasons”
- Meet the forged of Death in Paradise collection eight
Right here’s what you must know…
When is Death in Paradise again on TV?
Having completed collection eight within the UK on 28th February 2019, an air date for the subsequent collection has but to be introduced – however the drama normally launches at the start of every yr, which means we will hopefully stay up for collection 9 in January 2020.
Filming was underway by Might 2019, as this image exhibits…
Information flash! Filming of collection 9 is underway in Guadeloupe ????????
Ardal O’Hanlon, Tobi Bakare, Shyko Amos, Don Warrington and Elizabeth Bourgine will return alongside new collection common Aude Legastelois ????#DeathinParadise pic.twitter.com/S46bg0Ieme
— Death in Paradise (@deathinparadise) Might 21, 2019
Will there be one other collection of Death in Paradise?
CONFIRMED: Death in Paradise will return for not one however TWO extra collection, filming as soon as once more in Guadaloupe.
The BBC1 crime drama has been recommissioned for a ninth and tenth outing following its eighth profitable run, with a consolidated viewers of eight.9 million for the 2019 collection premiere.
Tommy Bulfin, BBC Drama Commissioning Editor, mentioned: “We are delighted to announce that Death in Paradise is coming back to BBC1. The show is a jewel in our roster of top drama and we are thrilled that it’s returning.”
“We’re excited to let the audience get to know our new characters better whilst also throwing some major surprises into the mix along the way – and of course solving the odd murder or sixteen,” added Tim Key, govt producer at Crimson Planet Footage.
Thrilling information! Death in Paradise has been re-commissioned for TWO MORE collection!! We’re so glad that you may be seeing way more of the Honoré police group on Saint Marie!#DeathInParadise pic.twitter.com/aAdK8A6t9L
— Death in Paradise (@deathinparadise) February 28, 2019
There had beforehand been a query mark over the present’s future after creator and author Robert Thorogood instructed HEARALPUBLICIST in November 2017 arduous Brexit might make filming in Guadeloupe extraordinarily tough.
“Guadeloupe is an overseas territory of France, so it’s part of the EU, which makes it really easy to film there. If we left the single market, it could make things much harder for us,” he mentioned. “So, like the rest of the UK, we’re just going to have to wait and see what happens after Brexit.”
- Kris Marshall would “unequivocally” like to return to Death in Paradise for a cameo
Nonetheless, we needn’t worry for now, because the ninth collection of Death in Paradise is at present being filmed in Guadeloupe as common.
Teasing at what’s to return, Govt Producer, Tim Key, mentioned, “We’re thrilled to be back in Guadeloupe with our fantastic cast and crew getting to work on more ingenious murder mysteries in the Caribbean sun. We can’t wait for the audience to see what we’ve got in store for series nine – there are some big surprises coming.”
Is Madeleine becoming a member of Death in Paradise full time because the “new Florence”?
Sure! Regardless of a barely ambiguous ending to collection eight, the BBC has now confirmed that DS Madeleine Dumas is right here to remain – and actress Aude Legastelois might be a collection common.
Having arrived in Saint Marie to analyze Florence’s taking pictures and make a report on DI Jack Mooney’s uncommon crime-solving strategies, Madeleine made her debut within the final two episodes of collection eight. She was quickly drafted in to assist the group resolve a seemingly-impossible homicide and commenced to fall in love with the island.
Becoming a member of the Honoré Police, Madeleine takes the place of DS Florence Cassell (Joséphine Jobert) as Jack’s second-in-command.
Aude Legastelois mentioned: “I’m thrilled that I’ve been given the opportunity to continue my role as Madeleine and to rejoin the cast of Death in Paradise. I can’t wait for Madeleine to be fully integrated into the Honoré Police team and for the viewers to get to know her further.”
Who will star in Death in Paradise collection 9?
- Full forged listing: Death in Paradise collection eight
Ardal O’Hanlon returns as lead detective DI Jack Mooney, heading up the group on the Saint Marie police drive which additionally consists of Officer JP Hooper (Tobi Bakare), Officer Ruby Patterson (Shyko Amos), and newcomer DS Madeleine Dumas (Aude Legastelois).
Don Warrington is again to play Commissioner Selwyn Patterson, whereas Elizabeth Bourgine performs bar proprietor Catherine Bordey.
Joséphine Jobert will NOT return as DS Florence Cassell after her dramatic exit in direction of the top of collection eight, though hopefully our forged will make some off-screen visits to see her in Martinique.
It additionally appears that Officer Dwayne Myers (Danny John-Jules) who left earlier than the start of collection eight, is not going to be making a comeback. In line with Jack Mooney, he’s at present on a crusing journey world wide together with his long-lost father.
The BBC additionally guarantees a “star-studded array of guest cast” for collection 9 – collection eight noticed the likes of Richard Blackwood, Angus Deayton, Anna Chancellor, Blake Harrison and Rebecca Entrance all seem.