ABC breathes new life into 19th century mystery
mystery set in 19th-century Melbourne is an ABC telemovie starring veteran actors John Waters and Helen Morse (pictured). The Mystery of a Hansom Cab also features rising stars Chelsie Preston Crayford and Anna Mcgahan, last seen together in the period drama Underbelly Razor and Shane Jacobsen ( Beaconsfield). The story revolves around the death of a gentleman in the back of a hansom cab after a night on the town. ‘‘We are thrilled to be making this stunning period piece, which exquisitely depicts Melbourne in the midst of a 19th-century population and economic boom,’’ says Burberry CEO Ewan Burnett. The telemovie will also star Gerry Connolly ( Dead Gorgeous), Felix Williamson ( Hawke), and Brett Climo ( Killing Time).