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      Season 1 – Padre Brown, detective

      2013 Drama Crime List
      Reviews Based on the novels of G.K. Chesterton. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Sep 16 Buy Now

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Jan 14, 2013 The Hammer of God When a man is murdered at the unveiling of a new church clock, Father Brown must find the killer before an innocent woman is sent to the gallows. Details Episode 2 Aired Jan 15, 2013 The Flying Stars Father Brown becomes embroiled with a theatrical family when he discovers that a supposed tragic drowning was actually murder. Details Episode 3 Aired Jan 16, 2013 The Wrong Shape Soon after his poetry recital, Leonard Quinton is found hanging in the conservatory; when Father Brown realizes that he could not have committed suicide, the search begins for a murderer. Details Episode 4 Aired Jan 17, 2013 The Man in the Tree When Lady Felicia finds a stripped and injured man stuck up a tree, Sid is implicated as the perpetrator. Details Episode 5 Aired Jan 18, 2013 The Eye of Apollo Susie is drawn to Kalon, the leader of the Church of Apollo; Father Brown risks losing Susie forever. Details Episode 6 Aired Jan 21, 2013 The Bride of Christ When two nuns die in mysterious circumstances at St Agnes convent, Father Brown investigates with the aid of Sister Boniface, an eager young fan of detective novels. Details Episode 7 Aired Jan 22, 2013 The Devil's Dust Father Brown joins the search when a girl who is believed to be radioactive goes missing; Father Brown finds more than one possible reason for her disappearance. Details Episode 8 Aired Jan 23, 2013 The Face of Death A man who wants revenge is suspected of a murder committed at a charity event, but Father Brown is determined to prove the man's innocence. Details Episode 9 Aired Jan 24, 2013 The Mayor and the Magician When the mayor drops dead during his speech at the Kembleford village fete, Father Brown believes that he was deliberately electrocuted; Mrs. McCarthy's past comes back to haunt her. Details Episode 10 Aired Jan 25, 2013 The Blue Cross When his priceless Blue Cross is targeted by the infamous criminal Flambeau, Father Brown takes the initiative to try and save his soul. Details Next
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      Previous Steven D. Greydanus Crux While not without merit, [Father Brown] has little in common either with the letter or the spirit of Chesterton's yarns. Apr 15, 2019 Full Review Mark Lawson Guardian The tone of gentle rural mayhem is reminiscent of Midsomer Murders, although Father Brown has the excuse that it is set in the 1950s rather than the supposed present-day. Apr 15, 2019 Full Review Chris Gardner Stuff.co.nz Mark Williams does more than a fine job in his portrayal. His Father Brown is a fine friend to anyone who needs one and an absolute rock who you could trust with anything, including your soul. Apr 16, 2019 Full Review Jane Rackham Radio Times Mark Williams does a smashing job as GK Chesterton's mild-mannered, mystery-solving priest in this drama series first shown in 2013. Apr 15, 2019 Full Review Next
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      Season Info

      Director
      Dominic Keavey, Ian Barber
      Executive Producer
      Will Trotter, John Yorke
      Screenwriter
      Jude Tindall, Lol Fletcher, Paul Matthew Thompson, Rachel Flowerday, Tahsin Guner, Nicola Wilson, Rebecca Wojciechowski, Dan Muirden
      Network
      BBC
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Drama, Crime
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date
      Jan 14, 2013
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