ABC breathes new life into 19th cen­tury mys­tery

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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).

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