Martin Kemp joins cast for Gold’s Murder, They Hope Christmas Special

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Thursday 15th June 2023

Martin Kemp, Anita Dobson, Terry Mynott, Ed Kear, Peter Davison, Jack Carroll, Rosie Cavaliero join the cast of Gold's comedy Christmas special BLOOD ACTUALLY: A 'MURDER, THEY HOPE' MYSTERY (1x90").

Led by Sian Gibson and Johnny Vegas, the Murder, They Hope special welcomes the latest additions to the cast alongside previously announced Robert Webb, Jane Horrocks, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Clive Russell and Samuel Anderson, with Lee Mack, Sherrie Hewson and Sarah Hadland returning to join in the festive foul play.

Gemma (Sian Gibson) and Terry (Johnny Vegas) will be spending their first Christmas together as a married couple and are once again thrown into the middle of a murderous catastrophe when things take a dark turn. What is it about the residents of this far flung village that is so unsettling? Who is the strange cloaked figure that seems to appear whenever death is in the air? And can Terry finish preparing the Christmas dinner of his dreams AND solve the murders in time for Xmas lunch?

Expect malicious mulled wine, sinister Santa's, and perilous presents...

Penned by Jason Cook, BLOOD ACTUALLY: A 'MURDER, THEY HOPE' MYSTERY will air on Gold at Christmas. Catch up with the previous specials and Murder, They Hope series on Sky and Virgin.

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