Written by: Nick Houser
Date: April 25, 2019

Death in Paradise Season 8 Cast

Death in Paradise Season 8 cast (from left) Commissioner Selwyn Patterson (Don Warrington), Ruby (Shyo Amos), DI Jack Mooney (Ardal O’Hanlon), Florence (Josephine Jobert), JP (Tobi Bakare),
Catherine (Elizabeth Bourgine). BBC/Red Planet Pictures/Jonathan Ford

Detective Jack Mooney is starting to get to know the people and places of Saint Marie.

But there’s little time for sightseeing, as there are some fiendishly clever murders to solve. From a local radio DJ murdered while live on air to a zookeeper killed by a poisonous dart, Jack and his team have their work cut out.

Watch Death in Paradise, Thursdays at 10pm on WOSU TV.

During the season Officer Dwayne Myers will leave the show. However, energetic officer Ruby Patterson – the commissioner’s niece – is a new face on the team.

Jack must lead them through personal ups and downs while using his unconventional methods to catch the killers; these are some of their most challenging cases yet.


Episode Descriptions

Murder On The Honore Express | Thursday, April 25 at 10pm on WOSU TV
When a passenger is stabbed on the express bus to Honore, Jack and his team are baffled. No-one left their seat, so how on earth did they commit murder? Watch Preview.

Episode 2 | Thursday, May 2 at 10pm on WOSU TV
DI Jack Mooney and the team enter a nest of vipers when zoo owner Xander Shepherd is poisoned by a tranquiliser dart in the middle of the zoo grounds, leaving the family-run business in turmoil. Watch Preview.

Episode 3 | Thursday, May 9 at 10pm on WOSU TV
DI Jack Mooney and the team are mystified when Catrina McVey, the presenter of TV holiday program Hot Shots, is found washed up on the shore near her Paradise Bay hotel. Watch Preview.

Episode 4 | Thursday, May 16 at 10pm on WOSU TV
In the wake of his father’s death, Benedict Dacre rules the roost at the Paradise Skies Coffee plantation – but all is not plain sailing.

Beyond The Shining Sea-Part One | Thursday, May 23 at 10pm on WOSU TV
In this first episode of a two-part special, a shadow is cast over a small fishing community in the village of Belle Mer when their festival queen ‘Mama D’Mer’ Tiana, is murdered.

Beyond The Shining Sea-Part One | Thursday, May 30 at 10pm on WOSU TV
In the second episode of this two-part special, the Honoré police team are left stunned by another murder which is connected to the Tiana case.

Episode 7 | Thursday, June 13 at 10pm on WOSU TV
Saint Marie mourns when radio legend Dezzie Dixon is murdered live on air, and Jack must unravel a complex mystery to find the culprit.

Episode 7 | Thursday, June 20 at 10pm on WOSU TV
When a storm hits Saint Marie the Police Station becomes a crime scene. A man is found dead, locked inside, but how did he get in there – and how did the killer escape without touching any of the locks?