Charlie Colquhoun is a journalist whose career is floundering. As a teenager, he fathered a daughter, Tommy, who was committed to foster care as an infant. Seventeen years later, Charlie, ... See full summary »
An Irish detective inspector in the UK Police is transferred to Saint-Marie's police department, but he hates the sun, sea and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team.
The stories of this series journey through a kaleidoscope of human emotions: anger, hatred, bitterness, remorse, guilt, horror. In this psychological study of humanity on the edge of an abyss, some of the series' murderers get away with it, some of them don't. Amongst the subject matter is euthanasia, accidental murder, contract killing, revenge and even a sleepwalker who knows she's done something but not what or to whom.Written by
I watched this program recently on BBC America television just because Kevin Whatley was listed in the guide. It was hilarious and I laughed and laughed at the (unexpected) dark humour of the story. It was the anguish of having unpleasant neighbors. It is told in a European style, as those who know the song by Ray Ventura and his Collegiens, "Tout va tres bien, Madame la Marquise"/"All goes very well, Madame la Marquise", understand and recognize. Kevin Whatley is great in his role, a new one for him, after the detective series,"Morse".
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