Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries: episode guide

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New Year's Evil

Episode 2.08
Monday, July 19, 2021 (Acorn)
Written by Elizabeth Coleman
Directed by Lynn Hegarty

Peregrine throws a New Year's Eve party at the Adventuresses' Club and invites Melbourne's hottest pop band to play. But it's not long before a shot rings out in the dark, leaving the lead singer dead on the floor. With all the suspects contained to the club, Peregrine and James must work together to discover the killer in their midst, even as the tension between them reaches a boiling point.


  • Geraldine Hakewell as Peregrine Fisher
  • Joel Jackson as Detective James Steed
  • Louisa Mignone as Violetta Fellini
  • Greg Stone as Chief Inspector Sparrow
  • Toby Truslove as Samuel Birnside
  • Catherine McClements as Birdie Birnside
  • Nell Feeney as Oona O'Doherty
  • Emily Milledge as Iris/Lily Blenkinsop
  • Louis Lucente as Pat Ainsley
  • Tom New as Darryl Daley
  • James Ballard as George Starkey
  • Rebecca Mottin as Iris/Lily Double