Murder In Successville. DI Sleet (Tom Davis). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Murder In Successville

BBC Three comedy in which celebrities solve crimes. 18 episodes (3 series), 2015 - 2017. Stars Tom Davis, Liam Hourican, Nico Tatarowicz, Cariad Lloyd and others.

Murder In Successville. DI Sleet (Tom Davis).

Murder In Successville

Hybrid semi-improvised comedy format in which celebrities join Tom Davis, as DCI Sleet, to solve murder investigations

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2015 - 2017
Channel
BBC Three
Episodes
18   (3 series)
Starring
Tom Davis, Liam Hourican, Nico Tatarowicz, Cariad Lloyd, Luke Kempner, Colin Hoult and Jenny Bede
Writers
Toby Davies, Nico Tatarowicz and Tom Davis
Director
James De Frond
Producers
Sophie Cousens and Avril Spary

A hybrid comedy, entertainment and murder mystery format.

The show is set in Successville, a fictional town brimming with celebrities such as 'Gordon Ramsey', 'Cheryl Cole', the Cowells and the Beckhams. The celebrity townsfolk are ridiculous versions of themselves and are played by an exciting pool of impressionists and comedians.

Successville is a surreal place that has an unfortunately high incidence of celebrity homicide. Attempting to keep a lid on it all is the great detective DI Sleet, who enlists the help of a real celebrity guest sidekick each week to solve the latest high profile homicide.

The real life celebrity has the daunting task of trying to make sense of this surreal world, walking the streets of Successville and attempting to solve a murder.

Production Details

Production companies
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 6th May 2015 on BBC Three at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 24th May 2017 on BBC Three at 9am
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Monday 16th September 2019 at 11:05pm on BBC1
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