Deadloch is an 8-episode Australian series created by Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan. The show features a talented cast, including Kate Box, Madeleine Sami, and Nina Oyama.
The story revolves around Dulcie Collins, Eddie Redcliffe, and Abby, who are tasked with solving a case involving a corpse found on the beach. The plot is full of absurdity, clever comedy, and a touch of thriller, making it a unique and entertaining watch.
Deadloch is a refreshing take on the thriller genre, with a hint of humor that keeps you engaged throughout the series. The show is reminiscent of Twin Peaks, but with a more absurd and comedic twist. The script is well-written, especially the dialog, which is witty and hilarious. The coastal town setting adds to the charm of the show, reminiscent of Stephen King’s work.
The series strikes a perfect balance between thriller and comedy, which is not an easy feat.
Deadloch is both biting and hilarious, making it a must-watch for anyone looking for a unique and entertaining show. The show’s clever parody is a testament to its quality, and it has the potential to become one of the season’s surprises.
The show is available on Prime Video, and it is definitely worth a watch.
The Tasmanian town of Deadloch, a once sleepy seaside hamlet, is left reeling when a local man turns up dead on the beach. Two female detectives are thrown together to solve the case: Fastidious local Senior Sergeant Dulcie Collins and a rough as guts blow in from Darwin, Senior Investigator Eddie Redcliffe along with their overeager junior constable Abby. As the town prepares to launch the annual arts, food and culture event – Winter Feastival – the trio have to put their differences aside and work together to find the killer.
The Star: Kate Box
Kate Box is a renowned Australian actress, known for her work in stage, film, and television. She started her acting career after graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 2003. Box’s first stage performance was in 2004, where she played the role of Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bell Shakespeare Company. Throughout her career, Box has worked on several productions, including Top Girls, Dolores, Macbeth, and A Christmas Carol. More
Where to Watch Deadloch
On the eve of the Deadloch Winter Feastival, the body of local football club coach Trent Latham is found on the beach. Local Senior Sergeant Dulcie Collins takes charge but soon Detective Eddie Redcliffe arrives from Darwin to lead the investigation causing friction.
In an effort to link a previously unsolved death, Dulcie exhumes the former mayor’s body and raises the ire of the community. The boat of Sam O’Dwyer, who disappeared years ago, is set on fire, while Eddie chases a hooded figure through the bush.
Description: Two vastly different female detectives are thrown together to solve the murder of a local man in the sleepy seaside hamlet of Deadloch.
Director(s): Beck Cole, Gracie Otto, Ben Chessell, Kate McCartney
Writer(s): Kirsty Fisher, Anchuli Felicia King, Madeleine Sami, Christian White, Kim Wilson, Kate McCartney, Kate McLennan
Cinematography: Katie Milwright, Simon Ozolins, Andy Walker
Music: Amanda Brown
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Actor(s): Kate Box, Madeleine Sami, Nina Oyama, Tom Ballard, Alicia Gardiner
Companies: Amazon Studios, Guesswork Television, OK Great Productions, Amazon Prime Video