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1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
2012 (Australia) See more »
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Plot:
Our female sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.
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1 win & 4 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 23)

Essie Davis ... Phryne Fisher (34 episodes, 2012-2015)

Nathan Page ... Detective John 'Jack' Robinson (34 episodes, 2012-2015)

Hugo Johnstone-Burt ... Hugh Collins (34 episodes, 2012-2015)

Ashleigh Cummings ... Dorothy 'Dot' Williams (34 episodes, 2012-2015)
Richard Bligh ... Mr. Butler (27 episodes, 2012-2015)
Travis McMahon ... Bert (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
Anthony Sharpe ... Cec (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
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Series Directed by
Tony Tilse (9 episodes, 2012-2015)
Daina Reid (3 episodes, 2012)
Peter Andrikidis (3 episodes, 2013-2015)
David Caesar (2 episodes, 2012)
Kate Dennis (2 episodes, 2012)
Emma Freeman (2 episodes, 2012)
Clayton Jacobson (2 episodes, 2012)
Ken Cameron (2 episodes, 2013)
Sian Davies (2 episodes, 2013)
Declan Eames (2 episodes, 2013)
Catherine Millar (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Writing credits
Kerry Greenwood (34 episodes, 2012-2015)
Ysabelle Dean (7 episodes, 2012-2015)
Deborah Cox (6 episodes, 2012-2015)
Elizabeth Coleman (4 episodes, 2012-2015)
Chris Corbett (4 episodes, 2012-2015)
John Banas (4 episodes, 2013)
Shelley Birse (2 episodes, 2012)
Liz Doran (2 episodes, 2012)
Michael Miller (2 episodes, 2012)
Kristen Dunphy (2 episodes, 2013)

Series Produced by
Deborah Cox .... executive producer / producer (34 episodes, 2012-2015)
Fiona Eagger .... executive producer / producer (34 episodes, 2012-2015)
Anna Molyneaux .... line producer (34 episodes, 2012-2015)
Carole Sklan .... executive producer (34 episodes, 2012-2015)
Sue Masters .... executive producer (21 episodes, 2013-2015)
Christopher Gist .... executive producer (13 episodes, 2012)
Haley Gillies .... post producer (13 episodes, 2013)
Nicholas Verso .... producer: behind the scenes (13 episodes, 2013)
Essie Davis .... associate producer (8 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Original Music by
Greg Walker (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
 
Series Cinematography by
Roger Lanser (34 episodes, 2012-2015)
 
Series Film Editing by
Stephen Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2015)
Geoff Hitchins (14 episodes, 2012-2015)
Anne Carter (2 episodes, 2012)
Nathan Wild (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting by
Alison Telford (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Nathan Lloyd (8 episodes, 2015)
Ann Robinson (8 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Production Design by
Robbie Perkins (29 episodes, 2012-2015)
 
Series Art Direction by
Michael Rumpf (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Lance Whitehouse (13 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Sean Dennis (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Victoria McKenzie (13 episodes, 2012)
Kate Russell (9 episodes, 2013)
Sam Jamieson (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Costume Design by
Marion Boyce (29 episodes, 2012-2015)
 
Series Makeup Department
Anna Karpinski .... hair designer / makeup designer / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Ian Loughnan .... makeup & hair supervisor / make up and hair assistant (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Pam Murphy .... makeup & hair supervisor / hair & make-up supervisor (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
Greta Keddie .... make up and hair assistant / assistant hair stylist / ... (13 episodes, 2013)
Selena Pertzel .... hairdresser / makeup artist (7 episodes, 2012)
Lee Norris .... make up and hair assistant / assistant hair stylist / ... (7 episodes, 2013)
Natalie Burley .... make up and hair assistant (6 episodes, 2013)
Kat Bardsley .... makeup assistant (2 episodes, 2015)
Kate Birch .... makeup & hair supervisor (2 episodes, 2015)
Lisa Hill .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Production Management
Jennifer Barty .... production manager (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Leigh Ammitzboll .... unit manager (13 episodes, 2013)
Andrew Brinsmead .... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 2015)
Carol Johnston .... senior post production supervisor / senior post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ian 'Scooter' Welbourn .... second assistant director / third assistant director (27 episodes, 2012-2015)
Renata Blaich .... second assistant director (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
Chris Odgers .... first assistant director (15 episodes, 2012-2015)
Alfredo Dean .... third assistant director (13 episodes, 2013)
Lucia Smyrk .... third assistant director (8 episodes, 2015)
Darrin Oakley .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 2012)
Todd Embling .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Department
Jayne Russell .... art department coordinator (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jacqueline Dowling .... graphics / graphic artist (26 episodes, 2012-2015)
Peter Keeble .... assistant property master / stand by props (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
Olivia Pulbrook .... assistant stand by props / graphics / ... (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
Simon Harkom .... art runner / art department runner (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Harvey Mawson .... property master / props master (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Angela Paraskevas .... set dresser / buyer/set dresser / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Martin Perkins .... props buyer (13 episodes, 2012)
Tarquin Faggetter .... on-set constuction / on-set construction / ... (13 episodes, 2013)
Esther Justin .... assistant art director / production design intern (11 episodes, 2012)
Steve Murray Jr. .... art department runner (11 episodes, 2012)
Sam Jamieson .... buyer (9 episodes, 2013)
Marty Manca .... set dresser / buyer (9 episodes, 2013)
William Del Mar .... assistant property master (8 episodes, 2013)
Sam Howden .... stand-by props / Standby Props (8 episodes, 2015)
Tim Disney .... stand by props / stand-by props (7 episodes, 2012-2013)
Nadia Dusselberg .... set dresser (6 episodes, 2013)
Sarah Booth .... assistant stand by props (5 episodes, 2012)
Neneh Lucia .... art department intern (4 episodes, 2013)
Phoebe Wolf .... assistant property master (2 episodes, 2013)
Ivy D'Orsogna .... art department assistant (2 episodes, 2015)
Vanessa Franz .... buyer/set dresser (2 episodes, 2015)
Anna O'Donnell .... assistant stand-by props / assistant standby props (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Sound Department
Steve Witherow .... sound re-recording mixer / sound mixer (16 episodes, 2012-2015)
Colin Jones .... sound recordist (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Ray Phillips .... boom operator (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Ian MacWilliams .... sound designer / sound studio manager (13 episodes, 2013)
Helen McGrath .... boom operator (13 episodes, 2013)
Matt Cuirc .... boom operator (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Special Effects by
John Fox .... pyrotechnician (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Scott Zero .... visual effects supervisor / visual effects designer (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Peter Thomas .... post production digitiser (13 episodes, 2013)
Andy Canny .... title designer (3 episodes, 2013-2015)
Donna McCrum .... title designer (3 episodes, 2013-2015)
 
Series Stunts
Russell Frost .... stunt coordinator / safety supervisor (16 episodes, 2012-2015)
Ri-Jie Kwok .... stunt performer (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
Nathan James .... stunt assistant / stunt double: Colin Moody / ... (3 episodes, 2013-2015)
Philli Anderson .... stunt double: Ashley Cummins / stunt performer (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Cleary .... gaffer (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Max Gaffney .... key grip (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Brendan Ratcliffe .... best boy / electrician / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Andrew Schmidt .... camera operator: camera / first assistant camera / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Cara Hurley .... focus puller / clapper loader / ... (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
Zoe Zengin .... clapper loader / trainee camera assistant (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
Phil Bence .... grip (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
Brian Pribble .... grip / best boy grip (15 episodes, 2012-2015)
Brendan Shaw .... 2nd unit dop / steadicam operator / ... (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
Iain Byrne .... video split operator / electrics assistant (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Ben King .... still photographer (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Warwick Brown .... third electrics / electrician (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
Cameron Dunn .... focus puller / A Camera Focus Puller / ... (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
Toby Watson .... focus puller: b camera / focus puller: a camera (13 episodes, 2012)
Lincoln Hunt .... electrician assistant / trainee electrician (13 episodes, 2013)
Shane Phillips .... assistant grip / grip (13 episodes, 2013)
Anthony Polkinghorne .... focus puller: a camera (9 episodes, 2012)
Bill Green .... still photographer (6 episodes, 2013)
Emily Jade Barr .... clapper loader (4 episodes, 2012)
Corydon Anderson .... clapper loader (2 episodes, 2015)
Sarah Enticknap .... still photographer (2 episodes, 2015)
Warren Lazarides .... B Camera Focus Puller (2 episodes, 2015)
Sean McClory .... B Camera Operator / B Camera Operator/2nd Unit DOP (2 episodes, 2015)
Ashley Renehan .... electrics attachment (2 episodes, 2015)
Romilly Spiers .... video split operator (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Casting Department
Martine Gow .... extras casting (13 episodes, 2013)
Alexis Johns .... casting associate / Casting Associate (8 episodes, 2015)
Lisa Richardson .... extras casting (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gareth Blaha .... assistant costume designer / costume coordinator (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Margot McCartney .... costume buyer / costume art finisher / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jo Webster .... costume coordinator / extras wardrobe (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
Peter O'Halloran .... costume standby / dresser (15 episodes, 2012-2015)
Justine Coultham .... sewer / costume cutter / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Nicole Lacsni .... sewer / costume sewer (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Ruby Parker .... costume runner / costume assistant / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Ailsa Woodyard .... costume cutter (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
Alistair Johns .... costume standby (13 episodes, 2012)
Nicci McGuffog .... trainee costume assistant (13 episodes, 2012)
Lynne Molloy .... costume maker (13 episodes, 2012)
John Van Gastel .... cutter / costume cutter (13 episodes, 2013)
Tami Holton .... standby costume / costume stand-by (13 episodes, 2013)
Bex Joyce .... standby costume / costume stand-by (13 episodes, 2013)
Fiona MacKinnon .... extras costume coordinator (13 episodes, 2013)
Alisa Woodyard .... cutter (13 episodes, 2013)
Fiona Rogan .... costume coordinator / assistant costume designer / ... (9 episodes, 2013-2015)
Lara Barwick .... sewer (6 episodes, 2013)
Heather McCallum .... sewer (6 episodes, 2013)
Mark Campbell .... extras wardrobe (4 episodes, 2012)
Ingrid Beilharz .... costume sewer (2 episodes, 2015)
Sandra DiMartino .... assistant costume standby (2 episodes, 2015)
Bridget Dixon .... costume standby (2 episodes, 2015)
Val Gaul .... costume cutter (2 episodes, 2015)
Renee Goodman .... extras costume coordinator (2 episodes, 2015)
Katrina Pickering .... guest costume designer (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Editorial Department
John Kerron .... on-line editor (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Dee McClelland .... colorist / colourist (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Carol Johnston .... post production supervisor (19 episodes, 2013-2015)
Jayne Luxton .... post production supervisor (13 episodes, 2012)
Paul Rowe .... assistant editor (13 episodes, 2012)
Peter Thomas .... digitizer (13 episodes, 2012)
Simon Ryan .... post-production assistant / assistant editor (13 episodes, 2013)
Kathy Freeman .... assistant editor / Assistant Editor (8 episodes, 2015)
Haley Gillies .... post production producer (2 episodes, 2015)
Neil Wood .... datacine technician (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Music Department
Norman Parkhill .... music supervisor / Music Supervisor (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Greg Walker .... composer: additional music / arranger: original music / ... (13 episodes, 2013)
Ant Smith .... music editor (2 episodes, 2013-2015)
 
Series Transportation Department
Colin Forsythe .... vehicle wrangler / vehicle coordinator (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
 
Series Other crew
Dan Beck .... location manager / assistant location manager (34 episodes, 2012-2015)
Lexie Arabadjis .... company accountant / financial administrator / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2015)
Mandy Carter .... production accountant (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
Reezy Miller .... post production scripts / post-production script (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
Stephen Brett .... location supervisor / location manager / ... (21 episodes, 2012-2015)
Scott Warwick .... armorer / armourer: Warwick Fire Arms (21 episodes, 2013-2015)
Nathan James .... safety supervisor (17 episodes, 2012-2013)
Jo Bell .... script executive for the abc / ABC Script Executive / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Bree Whiting .... assistant to producer / project & digital manager / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
Tracey Mair .... publicist / unit publicist (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
James Romeril .... on set locations manager / directors attachment / ... (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
Chris Corbett .... script editor / staff writer / ... (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
Robert D. Ambler .... unit assistant (13 episodes, 2012)
Meg Courtney .... intern script editor / script coordinator / ... (13 episodes, 2012)
Toby Granger .... unit manager (13 episodes, 2012)
Ben Grogan .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2012)
Dave Gumbrell .... unit assistant (13 episodes, 2012)
Jono Hirsch .... assistant production accountant (13 episodes, 2012)
Stephan Latsch .... production runner (13 episodes, 2012)
Brendan O'Grady .... unit assistant (13 episodes, 2012)
Ben Rollinson .... unit assistant (13 episodes, 2012)
Hannah Ross .... producers asssistant / producer's assistant (13 episodes, 2012)
Roger Simpson .... unit assistant (13 episodes, 2012)
Adriana Weare .... production runner (13 episodes, 2012)
Jay Adshead .... production secretary (13 episodes, 2013)
Rob Ambler .... unit / unit assistant (13 episodes, 2013)
Leigh Ammitzboll .... unit manager (13 episodes, 2013)
Tony Arapoglou .... additional unit assist (13 episodes, 2013)
Deborah Cox .... script producer (13 episodes, 2013)
Jane Curtis .... additional unit assist (13 episodes, 2013)
Russell Frost .... safety supervisor and sung coordinator (13 episodes, 2013)
Clare Hollins .... production runner (13 episodes, 2013)
Christine Hutchins .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2013)
Steve Pappas .... unit / unit assistant (13 episodes, 2013)
Vaya Pashos .... script coordinator (13 episodes, 2013)
Jacquie Robertson .... nurse (13 episodes, 2013)
Joel Roche .... production runner (13 episodes, 2013)
Susie Struth .... script supervisor (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
Christina Pallot .... production coordinator / assistant production coordinator / ... (11 episodes, 2012)
Frances Stepherdson .... accounts assistant (10 episodes, 2013)
Odell Bliss .... production secretary (9 episodes, 2012)
John Fox .... armorer (9 episodes, 2012)
Chelsea Wheatley .... production runner (9 episodes, 2012)
Mia Tolhurst .... script editor / story editor (9 episodes, 2013)
Katherine Fry .... script manager (8 episodes, 2015)
Amy Houghton .... production coordinator (8 episodes, 2015)
Alli Parker .... production secretary (8 episodes, 2015)
Amy Barclay .... script supervisor (7 episodes, 2012)
Max Conroy .... script coordinator / script editor trainee (7 episodes, 2012)
Jeanette Fisher .... caterer / Caterer: Sweet Seduction Catering (7 episodes, 2013-2015)
Helen Clarke .... caterer / caterer: Hel's Kitchen (7 episodes, 2013)
Robyn Coombs .... caterer / caterer: Hel's Kitchen (7 episodes, 2013)
Michael Madigan .... location manager / location scout (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Drew Rhodes .... location manager (6 episodes, 2012)
Merran Elliot .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 2013)
Greg Innes .... unit / unit assistant (5 episodes, 2013)
Kelly Yates .... production secretary (4 episodes, 2012)
Emma J. Steele .... script editor / story editor (4 episodes, 2013)
Simon Rose .... directing intern (3 episodes, 2012)
Anna Cameron .... Every Cloud Business Affairs / business affairs manager: ABC (3 episodes, 2013-2015)
Manny Caracciola .... pre-production coordinator (3 episodes, 2013)
Alice Greenwood .... accounts assistant (3 episodes, 2013)
Libby Evans .... daily nurse (2 episodes, 2012)
Kim Bassett .... ABC Publicist / publicist: ABC (2 episodes, 2013-2015)
Michelle Tyson Clark .... Assistant to ABC Head of Fiction / assistant to head of fiction: ABC (2 episodes, 2013-2015)
Dan Pearce .... legal advisor / legal advisor: Holding Redlich (2 episodes, 2013-2015)
Greer Simpkin .... Deputy Head of ABC Fiction / deputy head of fiction: ABC (2 episodes, 2013-2015)
Sandy Greenwood .... production attachment (2 episodes, 2013)
Ryan Griffen .... directors attachment (2 episodes, 2013)
Jo Kasch .... script editor (2 episodes, 2013)
Hamish MacLeod .... unit assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
John Way .... producer attachment (2 episodes, 2013)
Tony Cavanaugh .... production accountant / story editor (2 episodes, 2015)
Janine Chalwell .... Production Accountant / production accountant (2 episodes, 2015)
Elizabeth Packett .... script editor (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Thanks
Mia Tolhurst .... in loving memory of (1 episode, 2013)
Allen & Unwin .... thanks (1 episode, 2015)
El Erdmane .... thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Rachel Glaister .... thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Maarjte Horchner .... thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Fran Kerlin .... thanks (1 episode, 2015)
Louise Pedersen .... thanks (1 episode, 2015)
 

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In a nod to Sherlock Holmes, Miss Fisher's street address of 221B can be clearly seen in the final moments of Season 1, Episode 12, Murder in the Dark.See more »

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27 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Fun, classy, and pretty to look at, 25 May 2012
Author: maerrie1 from Australia

As someone who hasn't read Kerry Greenwood's novels, I found this entertaining, light- hearted and aesthetically pleasing. Perhaps a little formulaic and not particularly creative in its plot devices, but altogether an enjoyable way to while away an hour on a Friday night. In fact, I may now read the novels after all.

However, as I haven't read them I can't really comment on the criticisms of other reviewers that the storyline was changed and that the main character suffered in her translation from print to screen. Obviously it's often difficult to leave a story unchanged because it just doesn't work in film the way it does in a book; and who knows what other (budgetary) restrictions the production was working within.

The sometimes ponderous camera work and precise, deliberate acting reminded me pleasantly of the Poirot series- although Phryne Fisher is rather racier than the little Belgian. I enjoyed the recreation of late-20s Melbourne, including the bright, interesting wardrobe of the leading lady. I got a little annoyed in some of the middle episodes that the storyline concerning Phryne's sister appeared to be dropped as it was the most intriguing thing about the early episodes, but I was satisfied by the end of the series. I also liked the development of the friendship between Phryne and Jack Robinson, and Hugh & Dot were quite cute too.

Don't sit down to this expecting something mind-altering or deeply intellectual. This is quality b-grade and proud of it; it does its thing very well indeed.

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