The Doctor Blake Mysteries
Doctor Lucien Blake returns to Ballarat to once again solve a series of strange and baffling murders, only to find change is afoot, nothing is sacred, and no one is safe.
The Ballaratâ€™s city change is coming, it fueled by postwar fear of communism, nuclear tests, Rock and Roll, immigration and social decline. Dr. Lucien Blake returned to his native town, to adopt the medical practice of his deceased father. Haunted by the horrors of war, personal loss, having had the experience of a prisoner of war. Dr. Blake has taken the role of a police surgeon. Ahead of his time, he examines the science of criminology through their own understanding of human nature and wants to help unravel the mysteries inevitably encountered on his way.Read more »
Since the last episode many changes have taken place. Lawson is sacked from Ballarat whereas relations of Doctor Lucien Blake with Jean change the house life. Moreover he has to find out a somber story standing behind his motherâ€™s death. The new eight episodes will include the row of incomprehensible deceases. In a rowing race a member in the winning team dies when being dropped into Wendoree Lake in the course of festivity. Then we see the death of a Ballarat farmer, who was found in a cow pen apparently trampled by cattle. But this explanation is unacceptable for Doctor Blake. After this episode the next one tells us of a Bonfire Night murder. At first glance the Aboriginal teenager is involved here, but Lucien has another point of view. Afterwards we see another death of Mattieâ€™s friend from university, leading Blake to political and familial games. Or another thrilling murder of the local actress at a charity evening will become a really memorable for its viewers. And this list of dark murders and masterly conducted investigations is still not complete!Read more »