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Yuletide intrigue: Patsy Kensit, Bronagh Waugh, and Youssef Kerkour enter the Death in Paradise scene for the Christmas special 2023!



“DI Neville Parker Delves into a Christmas Island Mystery!” The yuletide spirit is in the air, and what better way to celebrate than with the Death in Paradise Christmas Special, slated to hit our screens with a star-studded lineup that’s sure to light up our holiday!

Returning to the sun-soaked haven of Saint Marie, DI Neville Parker faces a perplexing case when Gerry Stableforth, a beloved family man and entrepreneur, is discovered lifeless in a ravine. The shockwave ripples through his family, leaving them reeling.

Teaming up with DS Naomi Thomas, Officer Marlon Pryce, and Trainee Officer Darlene Curtis, Neville embarks on unraveling this enigmatic demise. But as the investigation unfurls, a twist emerges: Debbie Clumson, the family’s visiting digital whiz, mysteriously vanishes, prompting her partner Dave to storm onto the island, desperate for answers.

And the cast lineup for this festive spectacle is as dazzling as ever:

Patsy Kensit, known for her roles in Emmerdale, Holby City, and EastEnders, steps into the shoes of grieving wife Bella Stableforth, adding her seasoned talent to the mix. Her extensive career, spanning from childhood appearances to music and movies, brings depth to her portrayal.

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Doon Mackichan, a powerhouse in comedy and acting with credits in Smack the Pony, Alan Partridge, and recent roles in Toast of London, joins as Neville’s vivacious mum, Melanie Parker. Her vibrant presence injects a fresh dynamic, especially in her budding camaraderie with Catherine Bordey.

Geoff Bell, celebrated for his roles in Star Wars’ Rogue One, King Arthur, and TV hits like The Long Firm and His Dark Materials, embodies the ill-fated Gerry Stableforth, setting the stage for a gripping narrative.

Bronagh Waugh, recognized for her compelling performances in Hollyoaks, The Fall, and more recently in Ridley, assumes the role of Debbie Clumson, whose sudden disappearance becomes a focal point in the unfolding mystery.

Youssef Kerkour, acclaimed for his role in Home and his notable appearances in House of Gucci and the upcoming Napoleon, steps into the shoes of Dave Chadwick, driven to uncover the truth about Debbie’s vanishing act.

Amelia Clarkson, known for her diverse roles in Poldark, Red Rose, and more, portrays Mariana Stableforth, bringing depth and emotion to the tale of loss and intrigue.

Freddy Carter, recognized for his roles in Shadow and Bone, Free Rein, and beyond, takes on the character of grieving son Benjamin, promising a nuanced performance.

Wade Briggs, known for his roles in Still Star-Crossed and Foundation, embodies Callen Shaw, adding his own flavor to the ensemble.

Sutara Gayle, with a repertoire encompassing Magpie Murders and appearances in Silent Witness and Strike, graces the screen as Daloris Green, enriching the tapestry of characters in this festive mystery.

Leila Khan, fresh off her stint in Heartstopper, joins the seasoned cast as Riley Briggs, showcasing her talent alongside the established stars.

With favorites like Ralf Little as DI Neville Parker and Don Warrington as Commissioner Selwyn Patterson, and the return of familiar faces, this Death in Paradise Christmas Special is poised to captivate audiences with its thrilling storyline and an ensemble that promises a holiday treat like no other!


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