away with the fairies

Away with the Fairies

Phryne investigates the puzzling death of a magazine columnist and author of fairy stories. To get to the truth, she must unearth the deceptions and rampant rivalries of the magazine's thoroughly modern working women -- and dig into the past of their token male employee. Meanwhile, Phryne rekindles her affair with the sensuous Lin Chung -- whose arranged marriage has stalled in a mire of family politics and intrigue. Directed by Emma Freeman and guest stars Anna McGahan, Roz Hammond, Deborah Kennedy and Jim Russell.

Available until
2017-04-09T00:00:00-07:00

Upcoming Airdates

Unnatural Habits

The gothic world of the Magdalene Laundries - a halfway house for pregnant and wayward girls, run by Catholic nuns - sets the scene for the tragic death of an escaping teenager. AS Phryne becomes more suspicious of the goings-on behind the convent walls, she and Jack realize the threads of this crime lead higher up and closer to home than they ever suspected...The return of Jack's father-in-law - now Chief Commissioner Sanderson - his ex-wife, Rosie and her dashing beau - offers a chilling insight into extent of police corruption in Jack's hometown.

  • 2017-07-29T15:00:00-07:00
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A Christmas Murder - New Episode

Phryne, Dot and Dr. Mac happily accompany Aunt Prudence to a picturesque chalet to celebrate a white Christmas in July. The party arrives to find one of the residents dead - electrocuted while hanging festive lights. No more suspicious than the usual Miss Fisher investigation, until the body count starts to rapidly rise. Heavy snowfalls and harsh weather trap them all with a murderer in their midst - and any one of them the next victim.

  • 2017-07-30T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-30T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-31T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-01T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-05T15:00:00-07:00
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Death Defying Acts - New Episode

When the unfortunate assistant in a magic show is beheaded on stage, Jack and Phryne's investigation unravels a secret murder in the past. Phryne's estranged father makes a surprise visit.

  • 2017-08-06T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-06T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-07T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-08T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-12T15:00:00-07:00
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Murder and the Maiden - New Episode

When a high-ranking RAAF officer disappears without explanation from an RAAF Base, Phryne is called upon by an old flame to discreetly solve the mystery.

  • 2017-08-13T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-13T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-14T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-15T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-19T15:00:00-07:00
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Murder and Mozzarella - New Episode

In the world of family Italian restaurants, old grudges from the village are stirred up when matriarch Nonna Luisa dies and the ownership of a secret book of recipes becomes the suspected motive.

  • 2017-08-20T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-20T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-21T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-22T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-26T15:00:00-07:00
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