Will Ralf Little return as DI Neville Parker?

Death in Paradise remains one of the most popular shows on BBC One, but will there be Series 11?

And will Ralf Little return as DI Neville Parker?

Here’s everything we know about Series 11 of Death in Paradise so far!


Viewers really picked up Ralf Little’s character DI Neville Parker on Series 10 of Death in Paradise (Credit :: BBC).

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Will there be a series 11 of Death in Paradise?

Death in Paradise Returns for Series 11 and 12!

The BBC confirmed that the series was renewed earlier this year.

The Guadeloupe-based hit, currently starring Ralf Little as DI Neville Parker, celebrated its tenth anniversary this year.

Series 10 was filmed entirely during the pandemic after COVID-19 delayed production for three months.

Death in Paradise Series 11: What We Know So Far!

According to the BBC, “regulars and new faces alike will descend on Saint Marie” in series 11 and 12 to “plunge into a world of mysterious murders and puzzling riddles.”

In a statement, executive producer Tim Key said, “We are very proud of Series 10 and excited to be returning to Saint Marie to continue the story.

“Our great cast and crew delivered this year despite all the adversities and we can’t wait to get started again.

“We have big plans for the future with lots of surprises.”

Fans were in tears when Richard Poole returned to Death In Paradise
Richard gave Camille some advice on a special 10th anniversary episode of Death in Paradise (Credit: BBC One)

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Will Ralf Little return as DI Neville Parker?

Actor Ralf has confirmed he will return as DI Neville Parker in series 11 of the detective drama.

Ralf interacted with fans on Twitter and was asked if he was leaving the show.

Ralf replied: No. I don’t know where that came from! “

Ralf recently appeared on Graham Norton’s new Virgin Radio show and said, “I’ll be back next year, but I don’t think I’m signed up for the two years.”

He also admitted he had no reason to leave, telling The Guardian, “Of the four actors who played the lead detective – Ben Miller, Kris Marshall and Ardal O’Hanlon – my domestic situation is the easiest.

“I have no children or responsibilities.”

The 41-year-old actor joined the hit BBC crime drama midway through series 9 as DI Neville Parker, succeeding Ardal O’Hanlon.

What other cast will return for Series 11?

Joséphine Jobert returned to Series 10 of Death in Paradise as DS Florence Cassell and is expected to stay for Series 11.

Don Warrington as Commissioner Selwyn Patterson, Tobi Bakare as JP and Elizabeth Bourgine as Mayor Catherine Bordey are also expected.

Joséphine Jobert death in paradise
Joséphine Jobert returned as Florence Cassell in Death in Paradise series 10 (Image Credit: BBC One)

When will Death in Paradise series 11 air?

Death in Paradise series 11 is expected to air in 2022.

Series 12 is expected to follow in 2023.

The popular TV show began in 2011 and has aired a series every year since.

Is it too much to expect Series 11 later this year?

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Episode 7 of Death in Paradise will air on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 9 p.m. on BBC One.

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