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  • The Celestial Choir

    New. A mysterious saboteur tries to stop Kembleford winning the Three Counties choir competition.

  • The Celestial Choir

    New. A mysterious saboteur tries to stop Kembleford winning the Three Counties choir competition.

  • The Man in the Shadows

    Mark Williams stars as the sleuthing cleric in the Cotswolds of the 1950s. Father Brown is embroiled with MI5, putting Lady Felicia in a tricky position.

  • The Curse of Amenhotep

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the Cotswolds of the 1950s. Death awaits when Sir Raleigh's new bride insists on seeing his Egyptian mummy.

  • The Invisible Man

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric of the Cotswolds of the 1950s. The circus brings death to Kembleford when a clown is murdered.

  • The Queen Bee

    New. Father Brown investigates the mysterious death of a beekeeper.

  • The Queen Bee

    New. Father Brown investigates the mysterious death of a beekeeper.

  • The Sign of the Broken Sword

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the 1950s Cotswolds. Brown investigates a murder at the local army barracks and another at Dunkirk.

  • The Last Man

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the 1950s Cotswolds. When Kembleford's new cricket captain is framed for murder, Father Brown must prove his innocence.

  • The Upcott Fraternity

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the Cotswolds of the 1950s. Brown witnesses the apparent suicide of a troubled student at Upcott Seminary.

  • The Kembleford Boggart

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the Cotswolds of the 1950s. When the father of a young writer is found dead, tension mounts against Travellers.

  • The Tree of Truth

    A body is identified as a woman who went missing seven years earlier - raising the possibility that an innocent man confessed. Crime drama, starring Mark Williams.

  • The Tree of Truth

    A body is identified as a woman who went missing seven years earlier - raising the possibility that an innocent man confessed. Crime drama, starring Mark Williams.

  • The Jackdaw's Revenge

    The amateur sleuth struggles to protect those closest to him when an old foe is unexpectedly released from prison. 

  • The Jackdaw's Revenge

    The amateur sleuth struggles to protect those closest to him when an old foe is unexpectedly released from prison. 

  • Father Brown

  • Father Brown

  • The Lair of the Libertines

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the mystery series based on the short stories of GK Chesterton. At Hotel Cuba, the dish of the day is death.

  • The Truth in the Wine

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric from the mind of GK Chesterton. Brown investigates a group of people all seeking to reinvent themselves.

Episode guide

Father Brown

Series 1

Father Brown

  • The Flying Stars

    Mark Williams stars as the sleuthing priest in the mystery series based on the classic tales by GK Chesterton. Father Brown investigates a tragic drowning.

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  • The Hammer of God

    Mark Williams stars in the superb mysteries based on the tales of GK Chesterton. A man is murdered at the unveiling of a new church clock.

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  • The Wrong Shape

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the mystery series based on the classic fiction of GK Chesterton. Soon after his poetry recital, a man is found hanged.

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  • The Devil's Dust

    Mystery from the mind of GK Chesterton. Father Brown joins the search when a girl who is believed to be radioactive goes missing overnight.

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  • The Face of Death

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the mystery series based on the stories by GK Chesterton. After a murder at a charity event, a bereaved man is accused.

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  • The Eye of Apollo

    The mystery series based on the stories of GK Chesterton. When the Church of Apollo comes to Kembleford, Susie is drawn to their charming leader, Kalon.

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  • The Man in the Tree

    Mark Williams stars in the mystery series based on the stories of GK Chesterton. Sid is accused when Lady Felicia finds an injured man stuck up a tree.

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  • The Blue Cross

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. When his priceless blue cross is targeted by the criminal Flambeau, Father Brown tries to save his soul.

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  • The Bride of Christ

    Mark Williams stars in the mystery series adapted from the stories of GK Chesterton. Father Brown investigates when two nuns die in mysterious circumstances.

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  • The Mayor and the Magician

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the superb mystery series based on the stories of GK Chesterton. The mayor drops dead at the Kembleford fete.

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Father Brown

Series 2

Father Brown

  • The Ghost in the Machine

    Mark Williams stars in the mystery based on the stories of GK Chesterton. A parishioner who believed she was haunted by her missing sister vanishes.

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  • Maddest of All

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the series from the stories of GK Chesterton. Brown is on the case when an ex-serviceman drops dead in the street.

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  • The Three Tools of Death

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the mystery series. A troubled young woman's father is killed just weeks after her mother's death.

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  • The Pride of the Prydes

    GK Chesterton's sleuthing cleric tackles another mystery. A guide is struck by an arrow at the grand opening of Pryde Castle.

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  • The Mysteries of the Rosary

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric from the mind of GK Chesterton. The disappearance of a friend sends Father Brown on a quest.

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  • The Prize of Colonel Gerard

    Mystery series based on the stories of GK Chesterton. A recently returned prisoner of war is suspected of killing his uncle.

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  • The Grim Reaper

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the series inspired by GK Chesterton. Brown must learn who's sending poison pen letters to save a friend's life.

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  • The Daughters of Jerusalem

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in a mystery based on GK Chesterton's stories. A member of Kembleford's WI dies in mysterious circumstances.

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  • The Shadow of the Scaffold

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. When convicted killer Violet is given a reprieve from the gallows, she begs Father Brown to prove her innocence.

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  • The Laws of Motion

    Mark Williams stars in another mystery for the sleuthing cleric. A day out at a hill climb track ends with the death of a driver in a car crash.

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Father Brown

Series 3

Father Brown

  • The Man in the Shadows

    Mark Williams stars as the sleuthing cleric in the Cotswolds of the 1950s. Father Brown is embroiled with MI5, putting Lady Felicia in a tricky position.

  • The Curse of Amenhotep

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the Cotswolds of the 1950s. Death awaits when Sir Raleigh's new bride insists on seeing his Egyptian mummy.

  • The Invisible Man

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric of the Cotswolds of the 1950s. The circus brings death to Kembleford when a clown is murdered.

  • The Sign of the Broken Sword

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the 1950s Cotswolds. Brown investigates a murder at the local army barracks and another at Dunkirk.

  • The Last Man

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the 1950s Cotswolds. When Kembleford's new cricket captain is framed for murder, Father Brown must prove his innocence.

  • The Upcott Fraternity

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the Cotswolds of the 1950s. Brown witnesses the apparent suicide of a troubled student at Upcott Seminary.

  • The Kembleford Boggart

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the Cotswolds of the 1950s. When the father of a young writer is found dead, tension mounts against Travellers.

  • The Lair of the Libertines

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric in the mystery series based on the short stories of GK Chesterton. At Hotel Cuba, the dish of the day is death.

  • The Truth in the Wine

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric from the mind of GK Chesterton. Brown investigates a group of people all seeking to reinvent themselves.

  • The Standing Stones

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric created by GK Chesterton. A death at a stone circle leads Brown to conclude that human sacrifice is imminent.

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  • The Time Machine

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric of the Cotswolds. Jacob is determined to prove a member of his family killed his father a year ago using a time machine.

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  • The Judgement of Man

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric of the Cotswolds. Brown becomes embroiled in an art heist masterminded by his adversary Flambeau.

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  • The Paradise of Thieves

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric created by GK Chesterton. When a body is found in a locked bank vault, Brown must save an innocent man.

  • The Deadly Seal

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric from the mind of GK Chesterton. Brown is put in an impossible situation when told that Bishop Talbot will be assassinated.

  • The Owl of Minerva

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric from the mind of GK Chesterton. A fugitive takes sanctuary in St Mary's and asks Father Brown for help.

Father Brown

Series 4

Father Brown

  • The Crackpot of the Empire

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Father Brown is trapped in a derelict building when a former music hall comedian swears revenge.

  • The Brewer's Daughter

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Sid falls for the heiress to a local brewery, only for her to be arrested for the murder of her father.

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  • The Daughter of Autolycus

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Flambeau enlists Father Brown's help to steal the pope's coronation gift to the Queen of England.

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  • The Mask of the Demon

    A mystery for Mark Williams as the sleuthing cleric. Brown investigates the death of a director when the filming of Demon Brides comes to Kembleford.

  • The Missing Man

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Father Brown deduces that the apparent suicide of a recently returned RAF pilot was actually murder.

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  • The Resurrectionists

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Father Brown is determined to find out why the body of a young man was taken from his graveyard.

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  • The Hangman's Demise

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Father Brown investigates the poisoning of a former hangman, while romance is in the air for Mrs McCarthy.

  • The Rod of Asclepius

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Lady Felicia's reckless driving lands her in a hospital bed next to Mrs McCarthy with a killer on the loose.

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  • The Sins of the Father

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Brown investigates when the son of a local aeronautics magnate is murdered. Lady Felicia loses her singing voice.

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  • The Wrath of Baron Samdi

    Mark Williams is the sleuthing cleric. Father Brown encounters a voodoo priest who is intent on winning back the woman he loves.

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Father Brown

Series 5

Father Brown

  • The Star of Jacob

    A mysterious stranger, a missing donkey, an outbreak of laryngitis in the church choir and a kidnapped baby threaten to spoil the Christmas festivities.

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  • The Labyrinth of the Minotaur

    The sleuthing priest is asked to look after Lady Felicia's wayward niece Bunty, who soon finds herself suspected of murder. 

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  • The Eve of St John

    Period drama series. Father Brown struggles to promote understanding when a group of pagans are suspected of killing one of their own.

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  • The Chedworth Cyclone

    After suspicious circumstances surround the death of a local fighter, Father Brown is drawn into the shady world of boxing to try and uncover the truth.

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  • The Crimson Feather

    Period drama series with the sleuthing cleric. When Mrs McCarthy's goddaughter goes missing, Father Brown follows her trail to a risque gentlemen's club.

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  • The Eagle And The Daw

    Period drama series. When an old foe tells him that she has arranged the death of her former lover, Father Brown finds himself blamed for the murder.

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  • The Smallest Of Things

    Period drama series with the sleuthing cleric. Past and present collide when Father Brown investigates the macabre world of dollhouse crime scenes.

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  • The Hand Of Lucia

    Series with GK Chesterton's spiritual sleuth. When a local writer is murdered, Father Brown must delve into her infamous novel Lulu and Lucia for inspiration.

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  • The Theatre Of The Invisible

    When popular radio quiz Up To You comes to Kembleford, the sleuthing padre suspects that one of the cast are responsible for their landlady's murder.

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  • The Alchemist's Secret

    Mark Williams stars as the crime-solving priest, who this time sets out to protect an old friend by investigating a 300-year-old secret hidden in a university.

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  • The Lepidopterist's Companion

    Drama series with the curious cleric. When Mrs McCarthy takes over the running of the mobile library, Father Brown discovers a shocking secret.

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  • The Sins Of Others

    The priest has his work cut out thanks to Sid, who is released from prison, but then accused of murdering his former defence barrister in a ghastly manner.

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  • The Tanganyika Green

    GK Chesterton's sleuthing padre gets involved once again to investigate the murder of a Colonial Postal Service officer, when the fair comes to Kembleford.

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  • The Penitent Man

    Flambeau is incarcerated under suspicion of murder, but denies killing his cohort Flynn, and asks Father Brown to hear his confession if he is convicted.

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  • The Fire In The Sky

    The padre has his work cut out when the discovery of a body in a locked room prompts local speculation to mount that Kembleford is under threat of an alien invasion.

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Father Brown

Series 6

Father Brown

  • The Devil You Know

    Mallory is forced to turn to the sleuthing priest for help when a senior member of the police force is murdered at a bowls match.

  • The Tree of Truth

    A body is identified as a woman who went missing seven years earlier - raising the possibility that an innocent man confessed. Crime drama, starring Mark Williams.

  • The Dance of Death

    The amateur sleuth uncovers a dark secret when a contestant is murdered at a ballroom dancing competition.

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  • The Face of the Enemy

    The Roman Catholic priest spies trouble when Lady Felicia returns to Kembleford from Africa, having split from her lover Benedict Northam. Mark Williams stars.

  • The Kembleford Dragon

    The sleuth must stop a much-loved institution from going off the rails when the local stationmaster is murdered. Mark Williams stars.

  • The Angel of Mercy

    Mrs McCarthy's friend is the latest villager to die in her sleep, and Father Brown soon senses something sinister is afoot. Fifties-set drama, starring Mark Williams.

  • The Jackdaw's Revenge

    The amateur sleuth struggles to protect those closest to him when an old foe is unexpectedly released from prison. 

  • The Flower and the Fairway

    New. The locals are unhappy when an ostentatious American opens a golf club near Kembleford - only for a body to turn up in the reeds.

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  • The Two Deaths of Hercule Flambeau

    New. Following reports of Flambeau's death, the clerical sleuth races to protect a crown that contains a nail from the crucifixion of Christ.

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  • The Cat of Mastigatus

    New. An investigation gets under way when a girl is left for dead at a boys school fete. Mark Williams stars in this drama, based on the stories by GK Chesterton.

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Father Brown

Series 7

Father Brown

  • The Passing Bell

    The appointment of a new musical director for the bell-ringers of St Marys leads to discord, disharmony and the blood-curdling sound of murder.

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  • The Great Train Robbery

    Lady Felicia and Mrs McCarthy are taken hostage when a midnight train robbery goes awry.

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  • The Whistle in the Dark

    Poor weather plagues Bunty and Mrs McCarthy's picnic. Meanwhile, Father Brown must intervene when it appears that a dark spirit has murderous intent.

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  • The House of God

    Suspicions are aroused when the holiest house in Kembleford is linked to the death of a wanton woman.

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  • The Darkest Noon

    Mallory and Father Brown go missing, and it is up to the gang to save them from a man hell-bent on revenge.

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  • The Demise of the Debutante

    The sleuthing clergyman uncovers secrets, hypocrisy and murder at Miss Rosewood's Finishing School for young ladies.

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  • The Sacrifice of Tantalus

    A man suspected of killing a policeman is seen near Kembleford and Mallory is in pursuit, but must ask the sleuthing priest for help when disaster strikes.

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  • The Skylark Scandal

    The Kembleford Ramblers' annual outing takes a tragic turn when the local lord is found strangled.

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  • The Blood of the Anarchists

    Tensions rise to deadly levels when a performance troupe of anarchists arrive in Kembleford, leaving Mrs McCarthy unimpressed and Bunty inspired.

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  • The Honourable Thief

    When Lady Felicia's home comes under threat, Father Brown is forced to seek help from an unlikely ally.

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Father Brown

Series 8

Father Brown

  • The Celestial Choir

    New. A mysterious saboteur tries to stop Kembleford winning the Three Counties choir competition.

  • The Queen Bee

    New. Father Brown investigates the mysterious death of a beekeeper.

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  • The Tower of Lost Souls

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  • The Fall of the House of St Gardner

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