Caleb Zelic

Created by Emma Viskic "Caleb Zelic can't hear you but he sees everything." -- now that is one great tagline Brutal. That's the word that comes to mind oftenwhen trying to describe this wrenching series. Reminiscent at times of Andrew Vachhs or Paul Cleave, nothing is done by half-measures. When people are killed, they're really … Continue reading Caleb Zelic

Jeffrey Blackburn

Created by Max Afford (1906 - 1954) “I wonder if the old bird would be interested in buying a few antiques from this family? A .45 automatic, rusty through disuse, an unused set of brass knuckles and an out-of-date private eye, sound in wind and limb except for a pickled liver!” -- Jeffrey ponder his … Continue reading Jeffrey Blackburn

Jaffy Rotunda (Colourblind)

Created by Nathan Hill "I like your face. It's just your personality that shits me." The 2019 Australian drama Colourblind was written, directed and produced by Nathan Hill, who also starred as JAFFY ROTUNDA, a middle-aged, colourblind investigator from Melbourne, Australia, who just broke up with his girlfriend. At odds, he begrudgingly comes out of … Continue reading Jaffy Rotunda (Colourblind)

Alexa Crowe

Created by Claire Tonkin New Zealand's Lucy (Xena, Warrior Princess) Lawless returned to television as a ALEXA CROWE, a 'fearless and unapologetic" private investigator in the 2019 Australian series My Life is Murder. For those nostalgic for the Lucy of the cheesy sword-and-sorcery sagas featuring a lot of jumping around fighting monsters, you'll probably be disappointed … Continue reading Alexa Crowe

Peregrine Fisher

Inspired by characters created by Kerry Greenwood Created by Deb Cox & Fiona Eagger Did you know Kerry Greenwood's popular Jazz Age Australian eye Phryne Fisher had a niece? Neither did I. I'm not even sure Kerry Greenwood knew. But apparently MS. PEREGRINE FISHER, the star of a new Australian TV show, Ms Fisher's MODern Murder Mysteries is that niece. Peregrine, … Continue reading Peregrine Fisher

Phryne Fisher

Created by Kerry Greenwood (1954--) Imagine Honey West as a flapper with a vorocious sexual appetite -- and a clue. In a popular series of novels by Australian author Kerry Greenwood, society gal and flapper turned private eye PHRYNE (pronounced Fry-knee, to rhyme with briny) FISHER prowls around jazz-era Melbourne, Australia, getting into all sorts … Continue reading Phryne Fisher