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The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1
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The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1

The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1

Set in Ballarat in 1959, Dr Lucien Blake has returned home after decades away to take over the country practice from his dying father. A former Army Medical Officer and POW, Dr Blake is both a GP and the town's police surgeon, which means he often finds himself investigating deaths ­‐ both natural and unnatural. He is haunted by the horrors of wars, his incarceration in Thailand's infamous Ban Pong POW camp and his own personal loss. Everyone trusts the doctor. They tell him everything. And he has a dammed good nose for things left unsaid.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1 - Episode 1

When a wayward girl from the local reform school is found dead in Lake Wendouree, Dr Lucien Blake is immediately suspicious. He shocks the police with his unconventional investigative methods.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1 - Episode 2

On the eve of Anzac Day, Dr Lucien Blake is called to the morgue where the attendant has been murdered. With the autopsy tools and a body missing, Dr Blake smells a rat.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1 - Episode 3

When a travelling salesman dies in a car accident, police blame alcohol. Dr Blake concludes that the victim was not drunk and died before the crash of very unusual causes.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1 - Episode 4

A delirious prisoner on death row tells Dr Lucien Blake he is innocent of the police shooting for which he is soon to hang. Dr Blake pulls out all stops to uncover the truth.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1 - Episode 5

When the Begonia Festival's head judge, Professor Kenneth Ormond, is found incinerated in his own glasshouse, all eyes turn to two feuding contestants. Nick Manos and Charles Griffith are lifelong rivals - at everything, thanks to a family blue back in 1870! They are also fierce competitors in the flower festival but are they murderers?

The Doctor Blake Mysteries Series 1 - Episode 6

The death of a migrant factory foreman initially looks like an industrial accident. Dr Blake digs deeper revealing a hideous string of crimes and the ugly side of post war Australia. Meanwhile, Jean receives a marriage proposal.

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