Miss Phryne Fisher is returning to Rippon Lea House & Gardens with a new exhibition to celebrate the release of her movie Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears. The retrospective takes place from 3 December 2020 to 30 May 2021.
Phryne has previously visited Rippon Lea with two exhibitions held during 2014 and 2015 to coincide with the screening of the television series Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries which screened on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) from 2012 to 2015. Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries was developed from the Phryne Fisher detective novels written by author Kerry Greenwood.
The television series revolved around the personal and professional life of Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis), a glamorous private detective in Melbourne during the 1920s. With the assistance of her maid Dorothy "Dot" Williams (Ashleigh Cummings), Detective Inspector John "Jack" Robinson (Nathan Page), Constable Hugh Collins (Hugo Johnstone-Burt), Bert Johnson (Travis McMahon), Cec Yates (Anthony Sharpe) and Aunt Prudence (Miriam Margolyes) as she solves all manner of crimes.
Image from National Trust Victoria Facebook page
Enjoy the glamorous costumes designs by Margot Wilson, props and installations from Miss Fisher's first cinematic release, The Crypt of Tears.
Immerse yourself in the interactive mystery experience as you unravel a decade-old mystery concerning priceless emeralds, ancient curses and the truth behind the disappearance of a forgotten tribe.
Image from Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries Facebook page
Discover where the adventure began with a retrospective of the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries television series as well as costumes from the television spin-off Ms Fisher's MODern Murder Mysteries.
The exhibition is open daily, from 10.00am to 4.00pm. To manage the capacity of visitors, tickets must be pre-purchased online here. In response to COVID-19, the National Trust has introduced protocols to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of visitors, staff and volunteers at the exhibition.
Come and discover the glamour, romance and adventure of Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears exhibition at Rippon Lea House & Gardens from 3 December 2020 until 30 May 2021.