Kris Marshall returns to our screens in Death in Paradise tonight (June 18) as the BBC airs a report from the tropical crime series on BBC One.
Yes, it’s time to leave the wet British summer and head to the dreamy Caribbean island of St. Mary.
If only on our television screens!
Who is Death in Paradise star Kris Marshall?
Kris (short for Kristopher) Marshall is 48 years old.
He was born in Bath, Somerset. However, as her father was in the RAF, the family moved during Kris’ childhood, living in Hong Kong and Canada.
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After failing her A-Levels, Kris chose acting school instead.
Why is Kris Marshall famous?
Kris rose to fame playing Nick Harper in the long-running BBC Sitcom My Family in 2000.
Playing the sweet but desperate eldest son Nick, Kris’s on-screen parents were Robert Lindsay and Zoë Wanamaker.
After My Family, Kris played the iconic role of Colin Frissell in everyone’s favorite party movie Love Actually in 2003.
Kris also had a long-standing role in BT commercials from 2005 to 2011.
Who is Kris Marshall married to?
Kris Marshall married his wife, Hannah Dodkin, in 2012.
They have two children: their son Thomas and their daughter Elsie.
The family live in Bath.
Will Kris Marshall return in Death in Paradise?
Kris joined the cast of Death in Paradise as Detective Humphrey Goodman in 2014.
He makes his first appearance in the first episode of Series 3, where his character must solve the murder of previous detective DI Richard Poole (played by Ben Miller).
He starred in the series for three series before leaving the cast in 2017, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family.
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The police drama is filmed in Guadeloupe, so the actors spend six months in a row on the island.
As Kris’ children grew up and started school, his family could no longer join him during the filming. He said that was the reason for his departure.
However, the father of two recently told reporters that he would like to return to the show in a cameo role.
Maybe we’ll see him in the next series ?!
When asked if he would be ready for a comeback, Kris replied, “It’s unequivocally yes.”
So which episode is airing tonight?
The BBC is broadcasting Episode 1 of Series 4 tonight.
This will see DI Humphrey Goodman (played by Kris Marshall) investigating the chilling murder of the owner of a rum distillery during a shoot.
Fans of Death in Paradise will no doubt be delighted to see fan favorite Kris again on our screens.
So when does the next Death in Paradise series begin?
The producers of Death in Paradise are currently filming the next series.
Confirming the news with a funny snap on Twitter, they have yet to confirm the date for Series 11.
We are delighted to announce that the cameras have started rolling on the Eleventh Series of #DeathInParadise & that the Police of Sainte Marie has a brilliant new recruit!
A warm welcome to @JacksonShantol who will play the sergeant, Naomi Thomas!
Find out more 👉 https://t.co/Te7kEnNP25 pic.twitter.com/qtc2n0BGcU
– Death in paradise (@deathinparadise) June 8, 2021
Death in Paradise airs on BBC One tonight (June 18) at 9 p.m. ET.
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