Death in Paradise's Ben Miller has opened up about his experience on the show in an interview with EM-Con - and he might well have let it slip what Jason Manford's role will be in season ten!
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While discussing the series, the star, who played DI Richard Poole in the first two seasons, revealed that everyone wanted to play 'the victim' in an episode of the crime drama, as it essentially meant a two-week holiday in the Caribbean! \
Jason has been enjoying himself in the Caribbean
He explained: "Once the series became popular it was easier to get people to be in it, but one of the great things about being the person who gets murdered - and I say this from experience - is that it's like a two week holiday!
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"You have your murder scene, that's a morning or an afternoon. You have your flashbacks, which are a morning or an afternoon. The rest of the time, you've got to be on call because chances are that they won't shoot your flashbacks until they're sure you've got the main scene of the day.
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"They get you to go out the whole length of the shoot but you're basically sitting on a sun lounger for two weeks! I think word got around among the acting community. No shame at all playing the dead person!"
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While Jason's role has yet to be revealed, from Ben's description (and Jason's Instagram), it certainly sounds like the comedian might be playing a victim in the latest series! The star has been hugely enjoying his time in Guadaloupe.
Sharing a snap of himself relaxing, he captioned the post: "Mad busy day today. Been told by make-up department my character should be tanned so just sorting that out. Then got a jet ski lesson this afternoon. Absolute nightmare of a day!" He shared another photo of himself in snorkels with Kelvin Fletcher, writing: "It’s been another tough day at work for @kelvin_fletcher & I."
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