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The Doctor Blake Mysteries 

Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning, to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon.
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Series cast summary:
Craig McLachlan ...  Doctor Lucien Blake 44 episodes, 2013-2017
Nadine Garner ...  Jean Beazley 44 episodes, 2013-2017
Charlie Cousins ...  Charlie Davis / ... 34 episodes, 2014-2017
Joel Tobeck ...  Chief Supt Matthew Lawson / ... 32 episodes, 2013-2017
Belinda McClory ...  Alice Harvey 32 episodes, 2014-2017
Cate Wolfe ...  Mattie O'Brien 30 episodes, 2013-2016
John Wood ...  Patrick Tyneman 22 episodes, 2013-2017
David Whiteley ...  Sergeant Bill Hobart / ... 20 episodes, 2013-2017
Timothy Quabba Timothy Quabba ...  Ned Simmons / ... 18 episodes, 2013-2017
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A doctor is a war veteran who was at the fall of Singapore, suffering trauma from war memories. He begins solving crimes. Written by CK

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Australia

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English

Release Date:

February 2013 (Australia) See more »

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The Doctor Blake Mysteries See more »

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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia See more »

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December Media See more »
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This show was both set and filmed in the city of Ballarat, which was founded as a gold rush-era boomtown in the Central Highlands of Victoria, Australia. The filming locations were popular tourist attractions, and there was a "Doctor Blake Series" section on Ballarat's regional tourism marketing and development website. See more »

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Spin-off The Blake Mysteries: Ghost Stories (2018) See more »

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Very enjoyable
10 December 2014 | by beresfordjdSee all my reviews

Craig Maclachlan is a revelation in this. I had only ever seen him in Neighbours or as a pop star. He is great as Dr Lucien Blake - the part really suits him and he is totally convincing as a doctor. When I first watched this I took no notice of the cast list and just thought "there is something familiar about that guy"! It took most of the first episode before the penny dropped. It is a pity that the programme has been buried away in the BBC's daytime schedule. I am convinced that it would draw an evening audience were it to be shown then. It is certainly a cut above Midsomer Murders et al. What helps the reality is the fact that all the actors are unknown over here in the UK. I have seen two series now and the quality has not dropped at all.


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