Death in Paradise season 7: When does it start? What time is it on tonight?

Death in Paradise season 7: When does it start? What time is it on tonight?

What time does Death in Paradise start tonight?

Death in Paradise makes its highly-anticipated return tonight (Thursday, January 4) on BBC One at 9pm.

The latest run marks the seventh for the successful detective show which first started in 2011 with Ben Miller as the lead detective Richard Poole.

My Family and Love Actually actor Kris Marshall took over the investigating police officer Humphrey Goodman in 2014 after Miller departed from the show. 

Marshall announced his exit last year with Father Ted actor Ardal O’Hanlon picking up on the Death in Paradise baton as Jack Mooney.

Season seven will mark O’Hanlon’s first full one after he made his debut in the last series. 

How many episodes are in Death in Paradise season 7?

Season seven has a total of eight episodes and will run for the next two months.

All previous runs of Death in Paradise have comprised of eight instalments. 

What will happen in Death in Paradise season 7?

Death in Paradise will be back with more of the same: murder most foul on the fictional Caribbean island of Saint Marie.

This time Mooney will be joining the show’s regulars to take on a new series of grisly cases in the deceptively idyllic paradise.

Mooney will be trying to adjust to island life as he solves crimes. 

Meanwhile, Dwayne Myers (played by Danny John-Jules) is set to be meeting his match and JP Hooper (Tobi Bakare) will encounter a blast from the past. 

According to a synopsis for episode one: “DI Jack Mooney and the team are left puzzled when Diane Smith, fiancée of hotel billionaire Philip Marston, is found dead the day before her lavish wedding. 

“All evidence points towards suicide, but Jack is convinced there’s more to this case than meets the eye and turns his attentions to her family-to-be. 

“With the victims’ room locked from the inside and all suspects in different locations around the hotel, how could any of them have committed murder? 

“Puzzled by a single painted nail on the victim’s hand, Jack is determined to prove foul play, despite the Commissioner insisting on closing the case. 

“With a distinct lack of physical evidence, the team have a tough task on their hands. Meanwhile, Jack discovers a local island delicacy whilst his daughter Siobhan has a tough decision to make. Elsewhere, Dwayne finds himself in hot water with former flame, Audrey.”  

Who will be starring in Death in Paradise season 7?

Death in Paradise season seven will see Ardal O’Hanlon playing the main detective DI Jack Mooney.

He will be joining the show’s established stars including Joséphine Jobert as DS Florence Cassell, Danny John-Jules as Officer Dwayne Myers, Tobi Bakare as Officer JP Hooper and Grace Stone as Siobhan Mooney. 

Also, coming back will be Don Warrington as Commissioner Selwyn Patterson and Elizabeth Bourgine as Catherine Bordey.

There will be a number of guest appearances this year from some famous faces such as Sian Gibson from Carshare, Poldark’s Harry Richardson and Richard Harrington, New Trick’s Denis Lawson, Game of Thrones actor James Faulkner, Simon Callow. 

Other names turning up in season seven include Charlotte Beaumont from Broadchurch, Richie Campbell who was in ITV’s Liar, and John Sessions. 

Reggae Reggae sauce creator and Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Levi Roots is set to be making a rare acting turn in the show as well.

Death in Paradise airs on BBC One tonight at 9pm.

Published at Thu, 04 Jan 2018 11:22:00 +0000

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