High Country – Leah Purcell’s new drama series filmed in Victoria

A new Australian series based in Victoria's Alps will delve into a deep, dark mystery that only one detective can solve.

Production has begun this month on a new eight-part mystery thriller series called High Country. The Australian original series stars Leah Purcell AM, Aaron Pedersen, Sara Wiseman, and Ian McElhinney, and is produced entirely in Victoria.

The series follows detective Andrea Whitford, played by Leah Purcell, who is transferred to Victoria’s High Country and tasked with solving the mystery of five missing persons who have vanished into the wilderness. As the investigation unfolds, Andie discovers a complex web of murder, deceit, and revenge.

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports