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

Murder In Successville

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Three
  • 2015 - 2017
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Hybrid semi-improvised comedy format in which celebrities join Tom Davis, as DCI Sleet, to solve murder investigations. Also features Liam Hourican, Nico Tatarowicz, Cariad Lloyd, Luke Kempner, Colin Hoult and Jenny Bede

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Bunch Of Cults

Murder In Successville. Image shows from L to R: DI Sleet (Tom Davis), Greg James. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
DI Sleet is joined by Radio 1 DJ Greg James to find out who killed Reese Witherspoon, owner of Successville's chain of bars.

Preview clips

Further details

Greg James is put through his paces as he and DI Sleet meet three suspects:

The Reverend Gary Barlow - Successville's man of the cloth who works at the Church of the Actual Madonna. The Reverend tells the detectives about a mysterious 'anti-sin' cult operating in Successville.

Casino owner Justin Bieber - Reese owed Bieber money, she died heavily in gambling debt. Was this enough motive for Bieber to take her out, to send a message about people who didn't pay their debts? Greg goes in tough to try and find out.

Strip club owner Mary Berry - owner of Successville's male only strip club Soggy Bottoms, and professional rival to Reese. Did Berry have something to gain from getting Reese out of the way?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 13th May 2015
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 14th May 2015 3:30am BBC3
Friday 15th May 2015 1:30am BBC3
Saturday 16th May 2015 12:15am BBC3
Saturday 16th May 2015 3:15am BBC3
Sunday 17th May 2015 1:15am BBC3
Monday 18th May 2015 12:10am BBC3
Wednesday 20th May 2015 1:00am BBC3
Saturday 20th June 2015 1:15am BBC3
Friday 4th September 2015 10:30pm BBC3
Saturday 5th September 2015 2:05am BBC3
Thursday 24th December 2015 2:55am BBC3

Cast & crew

Tom Davis DI Sleet
Liam Hourican Gordon Ramsay
Guest cast
Frances Barber Mary Berry
Colin Hoult Gary Barlow
Luke Kempner Brian Cox
Cariad Lloyd Justin Bieber
Nick Mohammed Dynamo
Tim Grewcock Cult Member
Juliet Morrish Cult Member
Nick Oram Cult Member
Alice Sanders Cult Member
Greg James Self
Writing team
Toby Davies Writer
Liam Hourican Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Colin Hoult Writer (Additional Material)
Luke Kempner Writer (Additional Material)
Cariad Lloyd Writer (Additional Material)
Frances Barber Writer (Additional Material)
Nick Mohammed Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
James De Frond Director
Sophie Cousens Series Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Ed Sleeman Executive Producer
Calum Ross Editor
Antony Cartlidge Production Designer
Waen Shepherd Composer


Greg James handles a hostage situation

Sleet takes the role of a Mexican Gangster as he puts Greg James through his paces, in a hostage situation.

Featuring: Tom Davis (DI Sleet) & Greg James.

Greg James calls Sleet's ex wife

Sleet calls his ex wife only to find another man at the end of the phone. Greg then has to play along so as not to give the game away.

Featuring: Tom Davis (DI Sleet) & Greg James.

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