“Look, I’ll be honest with you … this whole Caribbean thing … I mean, I’m sure it’s very nice, but, uh … well, it’s not really my idea of, uh … yeah. So, as soon as I’ve solved this case, and I’ve got my luggage, I’m on the next plane home. I can’t think why they sent me.” – DI Richard Poole (Ben Miller), Death in Paradise – series one, episode one
“Good evening. I’m Alistair Cooke.” – Alistair Cooke, original host of Masterpiece Theatre
This week’s Death In Paradise featured a trio of guests worthy of mention.
In the episode (“Lost Identity”), DI Goodman receives a little help from his visiting Aunt Mary, played by Wendy Craig. Craig was most recently seen as Aunt Juley in The Forsyte Saga (UNC-EX aired the series within the last few years) however a generation of UNC-TV viewers may best remember her as dissatisfied housewife Ria Parkinson in the bittersweet sitcom Butterflies. Continue reading
Peter Bowles played Major Sinclair Yeates on what Masterpiece Theatre presentation? Continue reading
“What do you think? I have given my life to Downton. I was born here and I hope to die here. I claim no career beyond the nurture of this house and the estate. It’s my third parent and my fourth child.” – Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), Downton Abbey
“Why’d you have to bring her here?” – Tom Parfitt (Michael Palin) to Hannah Ward (Jodie Comer) on Remember Me