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. 

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

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King Memses' Curse

Season 1, Episode 13

  • 2017-04-30T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-04-30T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-01T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-02T05:00:00-07:00
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Murder Most Scandalous

Sumptuous brothels and respectable mansions. When Jack's ex father-in-law, Deputy Commissioner George Sanderson, is implicated in the brutal murder of a prostitute, Jack is determined to clear his name. Despite strict instruction from Jack not to meddle in his case - which also reintroduces Jack's ex-wife, Rose - Phryne decides to perfect her 'fan dance' in order to go undercover at the gentleman's club of the notorious Madam Lyon.

  • 2017-05-07T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-07T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-08T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-09T05:00:00-07:00
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Death Comes Knocking

Phryne plays host to ghostly soldiers and exotic spiritualists. Aunt Prudence is swept up in the new spiritualist fad and enlists the famed Mrs. Bolkonsky to contact her dead godson, Lieutenant-Colonel Roland Claremont. The seance leaves Phryne certain there is something amiss - but it has nothing to do with the psychic realm. A message from beyond the grave leads to the death of a war veteran and Phryne uncovers a past murder that lay buried in the battle field for more than ten years - before returning to haunt the perpetrators.

  • 2017-05-14T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-15T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-16T05:00:00-07:00
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Dead Man's Chest

Based on Kerry Greenwood's book of the same name. Buried treasure and pirate legends bubble to the surface in the seaside holiday town of Queenscliff. When Aunt Prudence insists Phryne help an old school chum whose holiday mansion has been burgled, Phryne and Jack discover the summer paradise is not so perfect. Things take a deadly turn when more than one body washes up on the beach and Phryne finds herself at the pointy end of a Spanish dagger.

  • 2017-05-21T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-22T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-23T05:00:00-07:00
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Deadweight

The gaiety of St. Kilda's famous Esplanade is marred by the violence of gang warfare and the police who struggle to control it. When a gang leader is found dead outside a travelling boxing tent, Phryne's investigation leads her into the dangerous but thrilling world of fight rigging and tribal payback. As Constable Hugh Collins becomes emotionally embroiled, Phryne digs further to protect him and finds the most formidable fighters are outside the ring...

  • 2017-05-28T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-05-28T17:30:00-07:00
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