murder in montparnasse

Murder in Montparnasse

As a young woman in Paris after the war, Phryne posed for the famous artist Pierre Sarcelle. Now, 10 years later, Sarcelle's widow arrives in Melbourne asking for her late husband's paintings. When she suddenly disappears, Phryne discovers the connection between Mme Sarcelle and the death of an Australian war veteran who witnessed the 'accidental' death of Sarcelle at Montparnasse train station. As Phryne delves into this investigation, she remembers her own days in Paris and her first love. The two worlds collide as Phryne tracks down the murderer -- but Jack is the man who gives her the courage to confront her past. 

Available until
2017-04-02T00:00:00-07:00

Upcoming Airdates

The Blood of Juana The Mad

Loosely based on a Kerry Greenwood short story and set at a university college. When the fresh corpse of Professor Katz turns up in place of a cadaver in Dr. Mac's anatomy lecture she demands that Phryne and Jack - now estranged - work together in her interest. As they step around each other to investigate the murder and the disappearance of a valuable manuscript - the Book of Hours of Juana the Mad - a web of college pranking, politics and eugenics theory looks set to unravel.

  • 2017-06-26T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-06-27T05:00:00-07:00
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Framed for Murder - New Episode

A journey into the twilight world of silent movies. Hollywood has a stranglehold on the Australian industry and with 'talkies' on the way, the exotic 'Bride of Babylon' production is in serious jeopardy. With one of Phryne's oldest friends producing the movie, she has no choice but to get involved when the lead actor is murdered on set. She steps in to solve the crime and save the production - juggling the roles of principal investor and private investigator. The show must go on, and when the director is also killed, Phryne takes the reins.

  • 2017-07-02T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-02T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-03T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-04T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-08T15:00:00-07:00
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Death on the Vine - New Episode

When Phryne arrives at an idyllic vineyard in the countryside to investigate a suspicious death in the past, she lands in the middle of an annual Wine Festival and the recent murder of her own 'client'. She feels obligated to investigate his death and continue with her original case, but the hostile townsfolk decide she's outstayed her welcome and do everything they can to drive her away.

  • 2017-07-09T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-09T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-10T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-11T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-15T15:00:00-07:00
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Dead Air - New Episode

There's a new wireless in the Fisher household - but there's murder on the airwaves when Dot's favorite show is interrupted by an on air panic. The radio station's bookkeeper and budding announcer is found choked to death but when Phryne gets involved, she finds Jack already undercover as the newsreader. In an ironic turnaround, Phryne is officially engaged to investigate the death - as Jack resorts to more clandestine investigative strategies.

  • 2017-07-16T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-16T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-17T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-18T05:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-22T15:00:00-07:00
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Unnatural Habits - New Episode

Based on Kerry Greenwood's book '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...

  • 2017-07-23T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-23T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-24T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-25T05:00:00-07:00
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