Category Archives: Death In Paradise

Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series Five – Half-Time Report

Well, it’s four episodes into Series Five and it’s time for the half-time report for Death In Paradise. What the casual blog-follower may not realise is that the only reason that Death In Paradise is made by Rob Thorogood and … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series 5, Episode 1

Ah, the island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean – the murder capital of that region, it seems, the place where foreigners (mostly British ones) come to commit cunning murders without reckoning on the fact that Saint-Marie is the place where … Continue reading

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The Killing Of Polly Carter by Robert Thorogood

Detective Inspector Richard Poole is trapped in his own private hell. Not that anyone else would consider the paradise of Saint-Marie hell, but Richard Poole is a special individual. And, of course, he’s also a damn fine detective. Which is … Continue reading

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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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