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Another Caribbean Christmas for Death in Paradise

Death in Paradise will return for a second Christmas special

Following the huge success of Death in Paradise’s first ever Christmas special in 2021 - which gained an audience of over 7.8m, making it the second most watched show of the festive period - everyone’s favourite Caribbean crime drama will return for a second Christmas special. Airing on BBC One later this year, the feature-length episode is guaranteed to inject some sunshine into the holiday season. 

Executive Producer Tim Key: “We were overwhelmed with the fantastic response to our first Christmas special and delighted that we’ve been asked to take the viewers back to Saint Marie this Christmas.  We can promise something very different this year, but still with all the Death in Paradise fun, sparkle and intrigue that the viewers will expect”

Series 12 and the feature-length Christmas episode go into production in spring of this year with returning cast, Ralf Little, Don Warrington and Elizabeth Bourgine, Tahj Miles, Shantol Jackson and Ginny Holder. Guest cast joining series 12 and the special will remain under wraps until later this year.

Death in Paradise is a Red Planet Pictures production for BBC One made with the support of the region of Guadeloupe and internationally distributed by BBC Studios. The feature length episode is written by James Hall, produced by Candida Julian-Jones, directed by Ruth Carney and will air on BBC One this December. All series of Death in Paradise are currently available on BBC iPlayer.