Simon Callow, Mark Benton, James Faulkner, Suzanne Packer, Denis Lawson, Sian Gibson and Levi Roots are to guest star in sun-soaked detective drama Death In Paradise when the series returns to BBC One next year.
The array of big name starts will join Ardal O’Hanlon who reprises his role as Detective Inspector Jack Mooney.
Set on the idyllic tropical island of Saint Marie, the hotly anticipated seventh series sees the return of series regulars Josephine Jobert, Danny John-Jules, Tobi Bakare, Elizabeth Bourgine and Don Warrington for more baffling murder cases and warm hearted Caribbean fun.
DI Jack Mooney is adapting to island life while also playing poker masterminds at their own game and uncovering secrets and lies within a famous reggae band, whilst DS Florence Cassell (Josephine Jobert) tackles runaway suspects.
Meanwhile, romance could be in the air for Officer Dwayne Myers (Danny John-Jules) but will he finally meet his match? Elsewhere a secret from Officer JP Hooper’s (Tobi Bakare) past returns to haunt him.
The full line-up of confirmed guests are: Mark Benton (Waterloo Road), James Faulkner (Game of Thrones), Levi Roots (Caribbean Food Made Easy) Suzanne Packer (Casualty), Charlotte Beaumont (Broadchurch), Harry Richardson (Poldark), Adjoa Andoh (Doctor Who), Richard Harrington (Hinterland, Lark Rise To Candleford), Richie Campbell (Liar), John Sessions (The Loch), Katy Wix (Not Going Out), Steve Toussaint (Prince of Persia) and Zoe Boyle (Sons Of Anarchy).
Tim Key, Executive Producer of Death In Paradise said: We’re delighted to welcome so many famous faces for what promises to be a fantastic series of Death In Paradise.
“We’ve got the perfect weather for a post-Christmas treat – and some of our most puzzling puzzles ever! We can’t wait for the audience to see what the team are up to this year…