Prudence Stanley
Vital statistics
Position fundraises for major charities in Melbourne
Age Unknown
Status Alive
Physical attributes
Height Unknown
Weight Unknown

Prudence Elizabeth Stanley, also known as Aunt Prudence, is a recurring character of the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries TV series. She's portrayed by the English / Australian actor Miriam Margolyes.


Prudence Stanley is Phryne's aunt (her mother's older sister). She is a society matron, she fundraisers for various charities in Melbourne and is on the board of the local hospital where Phryne's unconventional friend Dr Mac works. She cares greatly about keeping a good reputation and in contrast to Phryne, is perfectly content with the current class system and thinks the underprivileged should stay where they are. Aunt Prudence and Phryne are constantly in conflict due to their differing world views. Interesting, that Mrs Stanley is the member of The Spiritualistic Society. Aunt Prudence is the widow of Edward Stanley and mother of two sons, Guy Stanley and Arthur Stanley.

Involvement with Miss FisherEdit

Prudence doesn't approve Phryne's investigations, her habits, involvemnts and behaviour.

Trivia Edit

Aunt Prudence is a Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries TV show's original character that does not appear in the novels.