Spy: Madeleine Sami’s Tasmanian plunge into the comic dark
Madeleine Sami traveled to Oz for a change of pace.
Comedy star Madeleine Sami has crossed the divide to Tasmania to star in a black Australian comedy series.
Sami filmed Deadloch for Amazon Prime, described as a dark Tasmanian cop comedy in the downstate.
Her co-stars include Wentworth’s Kate Box, OffSpring’s Alicia Gardiner and Utopia’s Nina Oyama.
The Great Kiwi Bake Off host plays lead investigator Eddie Redcliffe and – with the police skills of Senior Sergeant Dulcie Collins (Box) and Junior Constable Abby (Oyama) – sets out to solve a mystery when a local man turns up. found dead on the beach in the sleepy seaside town of Deadloch.
Detectives must put aside their differences and work together to find the killer, as the city prepares to kick off the annual winter arts, food and culture “Festival.”
The eight-part show was conceived by comedy duo Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan, who are both thrilled with their female leads and ensemble cast and can’t wait to launch their feminist crime comedy globally. on Amazon.
This week, Sami, who also appears in the series’ writing credits, told his Instagram followers; “YOU ARE NOT READY YO! I’m excited to do TV magic in Lutruwita with these wonderful fools.” Filming is due to wrap in May, so it’s a safe bet that Sami’s wife, Pip Brown, aka singer-songwriter Ladyhawke, and young daughter Billie Jean will be able to enjoy some of Tasmania’s wonders. with family. Last month, Ladyhawke announced that she was rescheduling her Time Flies tour of Australia, which was due to kick off last Friday in Brisbane.