The Mystery Of A Hansom Cab

Set in Victorian Melbourne, the gripping and colourful story follows two rival police detectives as they attempt to solve the puzzle of a man found murdered in a hansom cab. Their investigations lead them into both the highest and lowest levels of Australian society, where they untangle a dark mystery of passionate romance, scandalous secrets and cold-hearted intrigue.

Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's classic Victorian crime novel.

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Mr Gorby Investigates20060327 (BBC7)
20060328 (BBC7)
20061002 (BBC7)
20061003 (BBC7)
20070604 (BBC7)
20070605 (BBC7)
20080602 (BBC7)
20080603 (BBC7)

Set in Victorian Melbourne, the gripping and colourful story follows two rival police detectives as they attempt to solve the puzzle of a man found murdered in a hansom cab. Their investigations lead them into both the highest and lowest levels of Australian society, where they untangle a dark mystery of passionate romance, scandalous secrets and cold-hearted intrigue.

Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's classic Victorian crime novel.It's Melbourne, Australia, 1886, and a dead body is found in curious circumstances. Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's novel.

Melbourne, Australia, 1886: a dead body is found in curious circumstances.

It's Melbourne, Australia, 1886, and a dead body is found in curious circumstances. Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's novel.

02The Millionaire's Daughter20060328 (BBC7)
20060329 (BBC7)
20061003 (BBC7)
20061004 (BBC7)
20070605 (BBC7)
20070606 (BBC7)
20080603 (BBC7)
20080604 (BBC7)

Murder enquiries begin to extend into the upper reaches of Melbourne society.

Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's classic novel.

03In The Queen's Name20060329 (BBC7)
20060330 (BBC7)
20061004 (BBC7)
20061005 (BBC7)
20070606 (BBC7)
20070607 (BBC7)
20080604 (BBC7)
20080605 (BBC7)

A suspect is trailed, and the police take decisive action.

Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's classic Victorian crime novel.

04Madge Makes A Discovery20060330 (BBC7)
20060331 (BBC7)
20061005 (BBC7)
20061006 (BBC7)
20070607 (BBC7)
20070608 (BBC7)
20080605 (BBC7)
20080606 (BBC7)

A dark secret threatens to send a man to the gallows.

05Missing20060331 (BBC7)
20060401 (BBC7)
20061006 (BBC7)
20061007 (BBC7)
20070608 (BBC7)
20070609 (BBC7)
20080606 (BBC7)
20080607 (BBC7)

A rival detective appears on the scene. Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's classic Victorian crime novel.

In which a rival detective appears on the scene.

06The Trial20060403 (BBC7)
20060404 (BBC7)
20061009 (BBC7)
20061010 (BBC7)
20070611 (BBC7)
20070612 (BBC7)
20080609 (BBC7)
20080610 (BBC7)

The hunt is on for a vital missing witness. Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's classic Victorian crime novel.

The hunt is on for a vital missing witness.

07Across The Walnuts And The Wine20060404 (BBC7)
20060405 (BBC7)
20061010 (BBC7)
20061011 (BBC7)
20070612 (BBC7)
20070613 (BBC7)
20080610 (BBC7)
20080611 (BBC7)

The trial is over, but more trouble seems likely to befall the Frettelby Mansion. Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's crime novel.

The trial is over, but storm clouds are gathering over the Frettleby mansion.

08Mother Guttersnipe Joins The Majority20060405 (BBC7)
20060406 (BBC7)
20061011 (BBC7)
20061012 (BBC7)
20070613 (BBC7)
20070614 (BBC7)
20080611 (BBC7)
20080612 (BBC7)

In the Melbourne slums, a shocking scene unfolds. Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's classic Victorian crime novel.

In the Melbourne slums a shocking scene unfolds. Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's novel.

In the Melbourne slums, a shocking scene unfolds.

09Nemesis20060406 (BBC7)
20060407 (BBC7)
20061012 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)
20070614 (BBC7)
20070615 (BBC7)
20080612 (BBC7)
20080613 (BBC7)

Events take a sudden and tragic turn. Crawford Logan reads Fergus Hume's classic Victorian crime novel.

Events take a sudden and tragic turn.

10 LASTThe Hands Of Justice20060407 (BBC7)
20060408 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)
20061014 (BBC7)
20070615 (BBC7)
20070616 (BBC7)
20080613 (BBC7)
20080614 (BBC7)

The identity of the murderer is finally revealed.

Crawford Logan reads the final episode of Fergus Hume's classic crime novel.

The final episode of Fergus Hume's classic crime novel.