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People: Robert Thorogood, Tony Jordan

Shows: Death in Paradise

Companies: BBC Worldwide, France Televisions, Red Planet Productions

Thorogood had been close to quitting the TV writing game until meeting Red Planet Productions’ founder Tony Jordan, who took a liking to his 'copper in St Lucia' idea, despite the likely costs of producing in the Caribbean for five months of the year.

The show was eventually greenlit as a coproduction with the BBC, its commercial arm BBC Worldwide and France Télévisions. Thorogood discusses the challenges of pleasing different broadcasters and delivering engaging plots despite changes to the cast.

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