One of the things I probably spend way too much time searching out are new BBC-esque dramas. My latest find was picked up for distribution by BBC, but is actually an Australian series. Fortunately, I stumbled across this one and therefore didn’t have to invest time searching it out.
This latest find is The Doctor Blake Mysteries, a crime drama that our friends, the Aussie’s do up right.
The show follows a tortured hero and the people around him who try to help in his healing even as he continues to emotionally destruct. As usual, the show is top-notch brilliant. Everything from the cast to the costumes (and the cars!) are of a caliber that is sure to impress.
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What are your thoughts on this Australian mysteries series? Do you like or dislike it? Who is your favorite character? Comment all of your thoughts below!
If you’d like to read specific thoughts on the first season, I reviewed it this week on Silver Petticoat.
There is something about a British mystery that calls to my inner sleuth. They’re tightly scripted, well cast and contain just the right dose of dry humor. Imagine my delighted surprise when I realized that our friends, the Aussies, also boasted some of the best crime dramas around. First came Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, then I discovered the zany gem that is Mr. and Mrs. Murder. My latest discovery is The Doctor Blake Mysteries, a brilliant period drama that deserves our attention.
The Doctor Blake Mysteries introduces us to Dr. Lucien Blake (Craig McLachlan), a doctor recently returned home to run his now deceased father’s general practice. Continue Reading on Silver Petticoat ➔