Mystery Road releases new trailers, begins in Australia this weekend

Fans of AUstralian series, Mystery Road, got excited when Bridge star, Sofia Helin, was announced as a guest star for series two. The series is set to start in its native Australia this weekend (19th April) and the publicity machine has been ramping up ahead of its premiere. The show’s home broadcaster, ABC, has now…

Alibi confirms transmission date for Miss Fisher movie

Australian Golden Age crime drama, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, has been a staple on UKTV channel Alibi for almost a decade now. The drama, starring Essie Davis as Phryne Fisher, a Golden Age-era private detective based in Melbourne. And now we know when it’s going to air. Miss Fisher And The Crypt Of Tears continues the…

Mystery Road gets Australian transmission date

The excitement was ratcheted up a notch when it was revealed that The Bridge’s Sofia Helin was to star in series two of Australian series, Mystery Road. The series, which aired in the UK on BBC Four, is now set to make a return to Australian screens in April. Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) takes…

Sofia Helin releases image from Mystery Road

When The Bridge’s Sofia Helin was announced to guest star in series two of Australian crime drama, Mystery Road, it caught everyone by surprise. Now she has released an image of herself during the filming of the series. View this post on Instagram #mysteryroad @berlinbiennale @australia #broome A post shared by Sofia Helin (@actress_sofia_helin_) on…

Alibi pick up Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries film for UK broadcast

Australian period drama, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, has been a staple on UKTV channel Alibi for almost a decade now. The drama, starring Essie Davis as Phryne Fisher, a Golden Age-era private detective based in Melbourne. Now, according to TV Wise, the channel has picked up the movie version for UK broadcast. Miss Fisher And…

Rupert Penry-Jones joins Aussie thriller The Commons

Rupert Penry-Jones will forever be etched into British crime drama fans’ minds after his stints in Spooks and Whitechapel. Now he’s heading Down Under to film a new Australian thriller, called The Commons. Appearing on channel Stan, The Commons is, according to TV Blackbox via The Medium Is Not Enough, a character-driven thriller set at…

Alibi confirms My Life Is Murder transmission date

UKTV channel Alibi is really ramping up its game, and its latest import – an Australian series – look like it might be worth a watch. It stars the beloved Lucy Lawless, and we now know when it’ll broadcast on the channel. My Life Is Murder follows investigator Alexa Crowe, who can’t help fighting the…

Sofia Helin to star in series two of Mystery Road

We always like to keep an eye on what Sofia Helin is up to after her stint on The Bridge. She’s co-starring (and producing) Swedish law series Honor, and has wrapped up on period drama Atlantic Crossing, but news reaches us that she’ll soon return to the crime genre by co-starring in series two of…

Alibi acquires Lucy Lawless Australian crime series

Australian crime drama is being shipped around the world, and two new series have landed in the UK, at Channel 5 and Alibi respectively. TV Wise reports that The Hunting and My Life Is Murder have been picked up by the channels. One of them stars much-loved actress Lucy Lawless. Four-part The Hunting, heading to…

Lucy Lawless drama My Life Is Murder gets first trailer

Lucy Lawless has bagged her first Australian lead role in My Life Is Murder described as “an irreverent mystery of the week series”. Lawless stars as the fearless and unapologetic Alexa Crowe (Lucy Lawless) whose unique skills and insights into the darker quirks of human nature, allow her to provoke, comfort and push the right…

Alibi sets date for Ms Fisher’s Modern Mysteries

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries is one of our favourite imported Golden Age crime shows, and a little while back we brought you news that a sequel series – based in the 1960s and titled Ms Fisher’s Modern Mysteries – was being made. Now we know when it will air in the UK. Ms Fisher’s Modern…