Since hitting our screens in 2011, Death in Paradise has proven to be a welcome winter treat as it brings us much-needed sun and sea each January.
Now in its 11th series, the murder mystery has a well-established cast of main characters, but it still manages to keep things fresh as it welcomes a slew of guest stars with each new episode.
But who will appear alongside Ralf Little and the gang in the cast of Death in Paradise season 11, episode 2?
Death in Paradise season 11 episode 2 release date and plot
Death in Paradise Season 11 Episode 2 arrives on BBC One at 9pm on Friday 14th January 2022.
In the episode, Neville and the team venture to the local golf club owned by the Faircroft family after the arrival of a long-lost brother culminates in a murder.
However, the case turns out to be anything but open and shut, as the team’s main suspect has a secure alibi, while Neville and Florence’s relationship threatens to go off the rails.
Death in Paradise Season 11 Episode 2 Cast
As always in Death in Paradise, the first episode of season 11 welcomes its main cast and also introduces us to a host of guest stars.
In the cast of Death in Paradise Season 11 Episode 2 are:
Main and recurring cast
- Ralf Little as DI Neville Parker
- Josephine Jobert as DS Florence Cassell
- Don Warrington as Commissioner Selwyn Patterson
- Shantol Jackson as Sergeant Naomi Thomas
- Tahj Miles as Trainee Officer Marlon Pryce
- Elizabeth Bourgine as Catherine Bordey
- Jason Done as Connor Faircroft
- Tamzin Outhwaite as Holly Faircroft
- Faith Alabi as Desreta King
- Simon Lenagan as Bradley Faircroft
- Oscar Morgan as Jake Faircroft
Featured Guest Star
Jason Done as Connor Faircroft
Taking center stage in episode 2 is Jason Done, who takes on the role of Connor Faircroft.
Fans will know the Salford-born actor best for his seven-year stint as Tom Clarkson in waterloo road while he has also appeared in BBC prison dramas. Hour, from netflix Paranoid, our zoo (where he appeared alongside Ralf Little), as well as service as narrator for Monsters inside me.
Tamzin Outhwaite as Holly Faircroft
Joining the cast as Faircroft family matriarch Holly is Tamzin Outhwaite.
The Essex-born actress will be familiar to fans of Emmerdale, having appeared in over 600 episodes of the soap opera as Mel Owen between 1998 and 2019.
Tamzin also has credits in New Tricks, The Fixer, Hotel Babylon, Dun Breedin’ and the recent BBC drama Ridley Street.
Faith Alabi as Desreta King
Faith Alabi was always meant to appear in a murder mystery and her turn as Desreta King is not, in fact, her first murder mystery rodeo.
Faith’s previous roles include appearances in the likes of agatha raisins, you will see Y Grantchester while the actress has also appeared in Cold feet, we are who we are and those of netflix Master of none.
Simon Lenagan as Bradley Faircroft
With over 40 acting roles to his name, Simon Lenagan will likely be another familiar face when he appears as Bradley Faircroft.
Lenagan made his acting debut in 1997 and has since appeared in characters such as Sitting in limbo, breeders, the end of the fucking world, and even had a supporting role in the 2015 Bond movie, Spectrum.
Oscar Morgan as Jake Faircroft
And finally, we come to Oscar Morgan, who takes on the role of Jake Faircroft.
With his acting debut in 2017 and only a handful of roles to his name, Oscar is easily the least experienced guest star in episode 2, but his previous roles include appearances in The Miniaturist, Millie Intermediate and BBC comedy Burrow.
Death in Paradise Season 11 continues on BBC One at 9pm on Friday nights after landing on January 7, 2022.
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