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Entertainment Death in Paradise star Ben Miller thought the show would 'flourish' following his exit

16:01  13 october  2020
16:01  13 october  2020 Source:   hellomagazine.com

Death in Paradise star forced to pull out of show during filming

  Death in Paradise star forced to pull out of show during filming Danny John-Jules and Ben Miller were reminiscing about season one when they revealed an actress was forced to pull out of the show

Death In Paradise has become one of the BBC's top performers, so why would anyone want to quit a As it turns out, Miller had a very understandable reason for leaving his new hit show – he was about His exit from the Caribbean island might not be as conclusive as fans once thought though

DEATH IN PARADISE has seen several detective inspectors on the island of Saint Marie over the past nine years. Ben Miller starred in the BBC series as He played the character for 17 episodes, exiting the show during the first episode of season three. Speaking to the Radio Times when he made the

Ardal O'Hanlon, Kris Marshall, Ralf Little posing for the camera: Hello! Magazine © @Copyright HELLO! Hello! Magazine

Ben Miller has opened up about how he found it "hard" to move on from Death in Paradise after his exit in 2013 - and that he felt that he also felt that it benefitted the series.

READ: Death in Paradise's Ben Miller wasn't the first detective on the show

The actor, who left the murder mystery drama for family reasons, opened up about leaving the series to EM-Con back in September, explaining: "It was a great ending, it's funny, it's hard to move on from shows - especially when they're really good and they do really well, but I think it's one of those things that you have to do for the show as much as for you.

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DEATH IN PARADISE may be returning with series 9 early next year but one of the original stars of the show has been reminiscing about his time on the island Death in Paradise ’s Ben Miller starred as DI Richard Poole for the first few series of the show . Heading the police force on the Island of Saint

Ben Miller as Death In Paradise detective, Richard Poole [BBC]. In true Death In Paradise fashion, his character is set to be bumped off in a major whodunnit plot in the first episode. “Perhaps, once my kids are a little older and Kris has worked on his tan for long enough, I could return to the show .

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"I did feel that leaving would give the show the best chance of continuing to flourish. Then you watch the show and you think, 'God, it really looks like fun out there.'"

He also chatted about his exit, where DI Richard Poole was murdered at a school reunion. He said: "The thing is, it's not nice to be murdered! However you feel about the story, being murdered on screen is not pleasant - I've been murdered a couple of times in things. It's spooky! People treat you in a weird way if you're being murdered in something. People don't want to hang out with you!"

Ben Miller wearing a suit and tie standing next to a body of water: richard-poole-7 © Provided by Hello! richard-poole-7

Ben opened up about leaving the show

Danny John-Jules was also part of the chat, and chimed in: "It's like your last day on set! It's like when I was killed in Blade, no one talked to me that day!"

Death in Paradise's Ben Miller wasn't the first detective on the show - get the details

  Death in Paradise's Ben Miller wasn't the first detective on the show - get the details Did you know that Ben Miller's DI Richard Poole wasn't the first detective on the island of St. Marie?

Ben Miller on his Death in Paradise exit : “It was horrendous being killed off”. The What We Did on Our Holiday His death – within mere minutes of the opening episode – paved the way for the introduction of his replacement “You think , ‘Theres no coming back in this show , unless it’s all been a dream…’

As with his two predecessors on the show – played in chronological order by Ben Miller and Kris Marshall – he Death in Paradise presents an irresistible weekly escape hatch. His wife, a broadcast journalist with Classic FM, was supporting the family. His days were spent knocking around

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Ben recently confirmed that he will be starring in a new crime drama for ITV - and we can't wait to see him in action! Professor T will star Ben alongside Frances de la Tour, Emma Naomi and Barney White. The synopsis reads: "Professor T is set against the stunning backdrop of one of the world’s most prestigious educational institutions, Cambridge University. The unique crime series is centred around the eccentric but brilliant Criminology Professor Jasper Tempest, who suffers with OCD and has a tortured past."

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Death in Paradise almost didn't include major part of show .
Danny John-Jules and Ben Miller spoke about how the BBC included a major part in the show at the last minute

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