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tive. Will his investigation be compromised by his attraction to the intriguing Juliana?
‘‘ Bennett is detoxing, an unusual premise,’’ Wenham says, and as it’s possible Juliana may be involved, he finds her more fascinating.
‘‘ My mother loved murder mysteries and I’d watch pieces like this with her as a kid, trying to guess the guilty party,’’ Wenham adds.
British actor Lombard was so determined to bring authenticity to her role she set out to learn chocolate-making.
‘‘ There is a whimsical, intriguing quality to people who make chocolate their world, their life,’’ she says.
‘‘ This feels very different to past crime dramas I’ve seen or been a part of. Its pace allows the characters to develop and it’s nice not to play the detective (which) I’ve been doing for a few years.’’ Dripping In Chocolate, UKTV, Saturday, 8.30pm