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Docklands cameos in new TV series

30 Jul 2019

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A new television series, which premiered on July 17 on Channel Ten, shows Docklands in a slightly different light through the lens of murder mysteries.

My Life is Murder is a new crime-comedy series starring Lucy Lawless (Xena, Battlestar Galactica, Spartacus).

“Basically, it’s about a character called Alexa Crowe. She’s an ex-detective and she retired but is kind of very good so her former colleague convinces her reluctantly to look into cases no one can solve,” executive producer Claire Tonkin said.

A new guest character every episode turns the show into a modern take on Murder, She Wrote.

“We spent a lot of time in Docklands. We go all over Melbourne, but we do keep returning to Docklands because it’s changing so much and it’s so fresh and new.”

“Not everyone in the crew had even been there. The buildings are so interesting, and one of the philosophies was we always liked to have the city in the background wherever we were.”

“We were very much focused on that side of the city, and also the water in Docklands and hanging around those areas.”

Ms Tonkin said when the main character is assigned a case, she’d often be meeting someone in a Docklands location like the Melbourne Star, or getting to a suspect along the water. Three months of shooting wrapped up in autumn.

“What’s interesting for us with Docklands is that it’s a different world and in every episode there’s a different story, and so Docklands kind of recurs throughout because it’s so varied,” she said.

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