Danny John-Jules to return for first ever Death In Paradise Christmas Special for BBC One
Fans of Death In Paradise are in for a Caribbean Christmas treat this December with BBC One commissioning its first ever feature length episode. Concluding the tenth anniversary celebrations, the festive 90-minute special, which stretches from a grey damp drizzly London all the way to the warm sparkling beauty of idyllic Saint Marie, will see the return of Danny John-Jules as charismatic Officer Dwayne Myers.
Also joining the regular cast (Ralf Little, Joséphine Jobert, Tahj Miles, Don Warrington and Elizabeth Bourgine) for this one-off sunny special are Mathew Baynton (Ghosts), Juliet Stevenson (Riviera), Stanley Townsend (Informer), Jocelyn Jee Esien (Jack & The Beanstalk: After Ever After), Anthony Calf (Poldark), Tessa Bonham Jones (The Trial of Christine Keeler), Elizabeth Tan (Emily in Paris) and Tariq Jordan (Law and Order: UK).
Here’s the story outline:
As Florence (Joséphine Jobert) leaves the island to spend Christmas with her family, the team welcome Dwayne (Danny John-Jules) with open arms to help solve a murder case. Dwayne comes to realise he’s not only met Officer Marlon Pryce (Tahj Miles) before, but he once arrested him! How will the team of old and new faces come together to unravel this murderous crime?
Meanwhile, after vexed fans were left hanging in suspense after the cliff-hanger ending of series ten earlier this year, will they finally discover whether Neville told Florence about his feelings for her? Viewers have watched Neville and Florence’s relationship develop over the course of series ten and all will be revealed in the Christmas special with more surprises to come in series eleven.
There’s plenty more detail in the BBC announcement, and the show’s Twitter feed also has Ralf Little talking about the Death in Paradise Christmas Special:
We have exciting news… there’s a #DeathInParadise Christmas special coming your way to continue our tenth anniversary celebrations!@RalfLittle addresses some of the rumours 🕵️ pic.twitter.com/28L2GwK5xL
— Death in Paradise (@deathinparadise) July 21, 2021