Jamelia joins Death in Paradise

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 19 July 2012


Pop star Jamelia has joined the cast of BBC crime drama series 'Death in Paradise'

Jamelia is set to star in BBC crime drama series 'Death in Paradise'.

The 31-year-old singer will make her TV acting debut in the series, which is filmed in Guadeloupe, alongside Ben Miller and Sara Martins.

She said: "I'm so excited - not only am I in a great drama filming my first TV role, but I'm doing it in the Caribbean too. I'm really looking forward to working with such a talented cast."

Stephanie Beacham, Dexter Fletcher and Amanda Mealing are among the stars who will make guest appearances in the next series.

Belinda Campbell, executive producer of the show, said she was delighted to have the 'Beware of the Dog' hitmaker on-board.

She said: "We have a wonderful cast for 'Death in Paradise' and our list of guest stars are equally exciting.

"Jamelia in particular was such a surprise find; she is not only a talented singer but actress too.

"The stories for this series are full of humour and intrigue and hopefully the whole family will have fun trying to work out whodunnit each week."

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