Death in Paradise season 10 filming postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

Stephanie Chase
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From Digital Spy

Death in Paradise is the latest TV show to be affected by the coronavirus crisis.

The BBC series was set to begin filming season 10 in Guadeloupe in April 2020, but it has now been postponed in light of the global pandemic.

In a statement to Hello!, the show's executive producer, Tim Key, said: "In light of the spread of Covid-19, after much consideration, Red Planet Pictures the producers of Death in Paradise have postponed filming in consultation with and supported by the BBC.

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Related: Death in Paradise confuses fans with hint at Ralf Little's exit

"We will continue to review all productions on a case-by-case basis and will continue to follow the latest news and advice from the Foreign Office, World Health Organisation and Public Health England."

Digital Spy has reached out to BBC for comment.

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Series 10 of the drama will see Ralf Little return after it was confirmed before the series 9 finale that he will be sticking around for the tenth season.

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Death In Paradise airs on BBC One. The complete series is available to pre-order on DVD now.

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