The Brokenwood Mysteries
Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small town where memories--and animosities--run deep. As Shepherd adapts to the slower pace of life away from the city, he soon discovers that Brokenwood is a place of secrets and suspicions. Everyone and everything is connected, and the serenity of the countryside can easily be shattered by violence and death.
- 1. Blood & WaterSeptember 28, 20141 h 28 min16+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen the body of a local farmer is fished out of the river, Shepherd wonders if it was suicide, accidental death, or something more sinister. The man was a well-known drunk with a reputation for violence, and many in town might have a motive to do him harm.
- 2. Sour GrapesOctober 5, 20141 h 34 min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe morning after choosing the winner of the annual Brokenwood wine show, a guest judge is found dead in one of the loser's vats of fermenting Pinot noir.
- 3. Playing the LieOctober 12, 20141 h 26 min16+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishFour of the five committee members of Brokenwood Golf Club start on their regular morning round--only to find the horribly disfigured body of the fifth, in a bunker near the first green.
- 4. Hunting the StagNovember 19, 20141 h 31 min16+SubtitlesEnglishAudio languagesEnglishDuring a hunting trip, three friends set off in pursuit of a kill, but one of them ends up with a bullet in the head. Who fired the fatal shot? Or was there a fourth shooter?
- Interview with Neill Rea & Fern Sutherland5minNR
Actors Neill Rea and Fern Sutherland discuss their characters.
- Interview with writer Tim5minNR
Writer Tim Balme talks about writing the series.
- Mike SmithMurray KeaneJoshua FrizzellMark BeesleyKatie WolfeAidee WalkerMichael HurstHelena BrooksThomas RobinsOliver Driver
- Chris Bailey
- Acorn Media
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- Violence alcohol use smoking foul language sexual content