Death in Paradise is returning for its 10th anniversary series tonight (January 7)… and there are many more adventures to come.

Elisabeth Bourgine, Josephine Jobert, Ralf Little, Don Warrington standing in front of a car posing for the camera: The BBC has announced Death in Paradise's future ahead of its series 10 launch. © BBC The BBC has announced Death in Paradise’s future ahead of its series 10 launch.

The BBC has celebrated the return of the crime drama with some exciting news that two more series have been commissioned from writer Tim Key.

The 11th and 12th series will feature “cast regulars and new faces alike descend[ing] on Saint Marie” to investigate some complex murders that continue to confound.

“We are hugely proud of series ten and delighted we’ll be heading back to Saint Marie to continue the story,” Tim Key wrote. “Our amazing cast and crew have delivered against the odds this year and we can’t wait to get going again – we’ve got huge plans for the future, with lots of surprises to come.”

a group of people standing in a parking lot: Death in Paradise cast © BBC Death in Paradise cast

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BBC Commissioning Editor Tommy Bulfin added: “We’re really proud of Death in Paradise and know how popular it is with viewers, offering some much needed escapism as well as compelling whodunnits and deeply satisfying plot twists. We hope audiences enjoy the tenth anniversary series starting tonight, and they have lots to look forward to with series 11 and 12.”

Death in Paradise will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a full series bringing back faces from the past, including Sara Martins, Joséphine Jobert and even Ben Miller.

Ralf Little will return as DI Neville Parker for new episodes that he has hinted to Digital Spy will see the character “embrace life more”.

Ralf Little, Josephine Jobert on a dock next to a body of water: Ralf Little and Josephine Jobert filming Death in Paradise season 10 © BBC Ralf Little and Josephine Jobert filming Death in Paradise season 10

“His challenge, his arc, over this series is to be more open to experiences, to engage with and be open to what living in the Caribbean means,” the actor has hinted.

Death in Paradise series 10 premieres tonight (January 7) on BBC One.

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