All acquired by BBC Head of Acquisitions Sue Deeks
The Doctor Blake Mysteries – BBC One
The fourth series of the crime drama about the Australian Second World War veteran Doctor Lucien Blake (Craig McLachlan), who solves crimes from his local medical practice. In this series Doctor Blake returns to Ballarat to once again solve a series of strange and baffling murders, only to find that change is afoot, nothing is sacred, and no one is safe…
December Media for ABC Australia. Executive Producer Tony Wright. Producer George Adams.
A Place To Call Home – BBC Two
12 x 50’
Australian romantic drama set after World War II, following one woman as she returns home to start a new life after spending 20 years abroad. In series four we see the relationships between the characters as affected by two contrasting social issues in 1954; the conservative wave of fear generated by the ‘Reds under the beds’ scare, and the wave of liberal change that opened up new social and moral choices for Australians at the time.
Seven Network Australia. Executive producers John Holmes, Julie McGauran, Penny Win
A Place To Call Home returns early in 2017.
Red Rock – BBC One
Red Rock is a drama based around a busy Garda station, just removed from the big city, which tells the story of a feud between two local families – the Hennessys and the Kielys. Audiences were left on an emotional cliff-hanger this summer with the death of Superintendent James McKay. In season two we see how the shocking murder sends waves through the community.
Red Rock is an award-winning Irish drama series from All3Media International, produced by Element Pictures and Company Pictures.
Created by Executive Producer Peter McKenna, whose drama writing credits include Casualty, EastEnders, The Musketeers (all BBC) and Fair City (RTE)
Red Rock returns in summer 2017.