Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries
Friday, 8.30pm, ABC1 The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis: Cloudstreet, The Slap) is certainly glamorous. She can ride a horse, swing from a trapeze and is a good shot. The hero of Kerry Greenwood’s 20 novels on which this TV series is based, she’s out to solve murders of every variety. The setting is Melbourne 1929, and the elegant fashion and stylish decor help make this handsome series, now in its second season, easy on the eye. In this episode, Death Comes Knocking, Aunt Prudence (Miriam Margolyes) asks a spiritualist to contact her dead godson. The exquisite lady detective smells a rat.