The fifth season of The Brokenwood Mysteries will receive its UK premiere on UKTV’s Drama channel on Friday November 23rd at 8pm, it has been announced.
The Brokenwood Mysteries is set in a seemingly quiet country town where the town’s newest resident, Detective Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location. Each episode comprises a feature length film, in a similar format to Endeavour and Poirot. The series is produced by South Pacific Pictures and stars Neill Rea (Legend Of The Seeker) and Fern Sutherland (The Almighty Johnsons).
In the opening episode of season five, titled Scared To Death, Mike, Kristin and Breen find out that it’s not all fun at the fair when a man dies on the ghost train. When a man dies on the Ghost Train ride at the local fair, it seems like he may have died of fright. However, closer inspection reveals he did not die of natural causes. The ride operator swears he had nothing to do with it, meanwhile, several children at the fair have strange face paintings and just how did the fortune teller predict the tragedy?
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.