Ardal O'Hanlon has begun filming in Guadeloupe on the ninth series of his Caribbean crime-drama Death in Paradise - and fans have been teased about a possible romance for his character, DI Jack Mooney.

"Series nine will see the Honoré Police team get to know their new DS, Madeleine, while a surprise kiss catches Jack off guard..." teased the BBC.

"We can't wait for the audience to see what we've got in store for series nine - there are some big surprises coming," added the show's executive producer, Tim Key.

O'Hanlon is joined in the award-winning show by returning co-stars Tobi Bakare (Officer JP Hooper), Shyko Amos (Officer Ruby Patterson), Don Warrington (Commissioner Selwyn Patterson) and Elizabeth Bourgine (Catherine Bordey), with Aude Legastelois playing new character DS Madeleine Dumas.

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