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: DI Sleet (Tom Davis), Emma Bunton. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes

D.I. Sleet is joined by Spice Girl Emma Bunton. Our detectives learn that James May, a cop from North Successville, has been murdered.

Further details

There's been another murder in Successville. This week D.I. Sleet is joined by Spice Girl Emma Bunton.

Our detectives learn that James May, a cop from North Successville, has been murdered. The duo head out of the city to help hunt for the cop killer. May's police partner Jeremy Clarkson explains the details of the crime, while Sleet takes a shine to Chief of Police Nigella Lawson.

Bunton and Sleet learn that Det. James May was investigating three local residents or Northern Successville - did one of them kill for revenge? The pair have a long road ahead as they set off to meet the three main suspects:

Katy Perry - who runs a North Successville diner. Sleet and Emma go undercover as restaurant critics, to try and look for clues. Katy's strange behaviour freaks out Emma, but will she think she is crazy enough to murder?

Ian McKellen - They interrogate local fisherman McKellen at North Successville docks. It becomes clear that Ian is forgetful and this frustrates Sleet, Emma is left on her own to try and seek the truth.

Louis Walsh - A former cop thrown out of the force, Louis is down on his luck after he had his hunting license taken away. Was Louis unhinged enough to resort to murder?

After meeting all three suspects, Emma and Sleet are forced to bunk down in the woods because of an approaching storm. Unfortunately a noise outside soon disrupts their cosy night in by the fire - could it be the murderer? Sleet and Emma investigate and come face to face with the killer.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 13th July 2016
BBC Three
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Tom Davis DI Sleet
    Liam Hourican Gordon Ramsay
    Guest cast
    Yasmine Akram Nigela Lawson
    Jeremy Edwards Jeremy Clarkson
    Colin Hoult Ian McKellen
    Kerry Howard Katy Perry
    Paul Kaye Louis Walsh
    Emma Bunton Self
    Writing team
    Toby Davies Writer
    Tom Davis Writer
    Nico Tatarowicz Script Editor
    Colin Hoult Writer (Additional Material)
    Liam Hourican Writer (Additional Material)
    Yasmine Akram Writer (Additional Material)
    Justin Edwards Writer (Additional Material)
    Kerry Howard Writer (Additional Material)
    Paul Kaye Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    James De Frond Director
    Jon Jennings 1st Assistant Director
    Avril Spary Producer
    Andy Brereton Executive Producer
    Pinki Chambers Executive Producer
    Tom Davis Associate Producer
    Calum Ross Editor
    Antony Cartlidge Production Designer
    Lucy Williams Costume Designer
    Roy Estabrook Director of Photography
    Waen Shepherd Composer
    Katie Driscoll Graphics
    Ed Tracy (as Edward Tracy) Animation
    Nicola Schuller Make-up Designer

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