The original Blue Murder miniseries, broadcast on ABC TV in 1995, leapt from the screen like frogs from a dynamite pond.
The plot was dense and twisty; the direction knife-edge; the performances – from a blokey, pedigree cast – high voltage. Joining the likes of Tony Martin, Bill Hunter, Alex Dimitriades and John Hargreaves, Richard Roxburgh – in an early, career-defining role – played Australia’s most famous corrupt cop, Roger “the Dodger” Rogerson.
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