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. Image shows from L to R: Dermot O'Leary, DI Sleet (Tom Davis). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Mayor The Force Be With You

DI Sleet is joined by TV presenter Dermot O'Leary to find out who murdered Amanda Holden, Mayor Simon Cowell's PA.

Further details

Who killed Amanda Holden, who was the PA to mayor Simon Cowell?

The suspects are:

Miley Cyrus - Who runs Successville's nursing home.

Jessie J - martial arts expert and Sleet's old sensei.

Alan Sugar - owner of Successville's sweetshop.

After meeting all three suspects, Dermot and Sleet get a tip-off that Mayor Cowell has been moved, and they only have minutes left before he is blown to pieces. They learn that to diffuse the bomb they must type in the name of the kidnapper.

Has Dermot seen enough to get it right? Have you been paying attention? Did you spot enough clues to work out who killed Amanda Holden and kidnapped the mayor?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 27th May 2015
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Davis DI Sleet
Liam Hourican Gordon Ramsay
Nico Tatarowicz Sid Lowecroft
Guest cast
Jenny Bede Jessie J
Ricky Grover Alan Sugar
Liam Hourican Mayor Cowell
Marie Lawrence Lana Del Rey
Cariad Lloyd Miley Cyrus
Dermot O'Leary Self
Writing team
Toby Davies Writer
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Jenny Bede Writer (Additional Material)
Liam Hourican Writer (Additional Material)
Cariad Lloyd Writer (Additional Material)
Ricky Grover Writer (Additional Material)
Marie Lawrence Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
James De Frond Director
Sophie Cousens Series Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Ed Sleeman Executive Producer


Dermot O'Leary's talk on ships in bottles

Miley Cyrus asks undercover Dermot O'Leary to give a talk to the elderly about ships in bottles.

Featuring: Tom Davis (DI Sleet), Cariad Lloyd (Miley Cyrus), Dermot O'Leary.

Dermot O'Leary holds a surprise leaving party

A member of the force is leaving and Sleet asks Dermot O'Leary to start the surprise party... things don't go quite according to plan.

Featuring: Tom Davis (DI Sleet), Nico Tatarowicz (Sid Lowecroft), Dermot O'Leary.


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