Category Archives: Death In Paradise

Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series Four – Full-Time Report

A month ago, I had a look at the first half of Series Four of Death In Paradise, concluding that the series had taken a strong lead, beating me 3.5 to 0.5 – I half got the surfing one. So … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series Four – Half-time Round-Up

So we’re halfway through Series Four of Death In Paradise – you know, possibly the only current television show with properly constructed mysteries. Seriously, did you see Midsomer Murders the other night? Fun, yes, but someone tossed a coin in … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise, Series 4 Episode 1

Elias Thomson runs a rum plantation on the island of Saint Marie, but the business is failing. Workers are disturbed that the plantation is haunted by the ghost of Mama Beth, a worker killed during the nineteenth century, so Thomson … Continue reading

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A Meditation On Murder by Robert Thorogood

Aslan Kennedy is the leader of a spiritual retreat on Saint-Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Every morning, he rises with the sun, takes five clients for a swim and then meditates with them locked inside a tent made of … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series Three

Last Tuesday, Death In Paradise came to the end of its third series and it was presumably a bit of a gamble for the creators. After the second series, star Ben Miller – DI Richard Poole, the very British detective … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series Three, Episodes 1 & 2

A couple of years ago, a new BBC series appeared seemingly out of nowhere. Ben Miller starred as DI Richard Poole, sent to solve the murder of his predecessor on the island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean. Assisted by DS Camille Borday … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Episode 2.1

And so we come to the second instalment of the rubbishly titled set of TV reviews, “Doc On The Box”, and we come to something that I’ve been excited about for ages – Series 2 of Death In Paradise. To … Continue reading

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