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Welcome back to the world of Father Brown. This is England in the 1950s – a countryside dotted with small villages, rural parish churches and large country houses.

Each episode sees Father Brown investigate a crime in his own particular way, using intuition and psychology.

The charming Father Brown returns to solve more mysteries in the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford.

The charming Father Brown returns to solve more mysteries in the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford.

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In this series Father Brown finds himself trapped with a murderer during a dark, stormy night. A civilised fundraiser at a finishing school puts Mrs McCarthy in the path of a rogue bullet. Inspector Mallory begrudgingly accepts a partnership with Father Brown when they are summoned to the site of a past murder.

And a daring train robbery sees Lady Felicia and Mrs McCarthy carried off in the dead of night. Can Father Brown find them before it’s too late?

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Episode 2, Series 2

Thursday January 28 at 7:15am

Maddest Of All

Episode 2 | Series 2

When an ex-serviceman drops dead in the street, Father Brown investigates the facility where he was a patient. Could something sinister lie beneath the surface at Danvers Retreat?

Episode 5, Series 2

Thursday January 28 at 11:55am

The Daughters Of Jerusalem

Episode 5 | Series 2

The disappearance of an old friend sends Father Brown and Sid on a quest to find the Lannington Rosary. Can an old adversary, back from the dead, be trusted to help?

Episode 3, Series 2

Friday January 29 at 6:50am

The Pride Of Prydes

Episode 3 | Series 2

The grand opening of Pryde Castle ends in disaster when a guide is struck by an arrow. Father Brown becomes convinced that the motive lies in the family's past.

Episode 6, Series 2

Friday January 29 at 11:55am

The Mystery Of The Rosary

Episode 6 | Series 2

Father Brown finds himself immobilised with a broken leg when a member of Kembleford's WI dies in mysterious circumstances. Can he crack the case armed only with a telescope and the…

Episode 4, Series 2

Sunday January 31 at 7:25am

The Shadow Of The Scaffold

Episode 4 | Series 2

When convicted killer Violet is given a temporary reprieve from the gallows, she begs Father Brown to prove her innocence. Can he find the real culprit before it's too late?

Episode 7, Series 2

Monday February 1 at 11:50am

The Three Tools Of Death

Episode 7 | Series 2

When a troubled woman's father is killed just weeks after her mother's death, Father Brown must help her deal with her grief while solving the father's inexplicable murder.

Episode 8, Series 2

Tuesday February 2 at 11:45am

The Prize Of Colonel Gerard

Episode 8 | Series 2

Father Brown is unconvinced when a recently returned prisoner of war is suspected of the killing of his uncle. It seems that someone will stop at nothing to keep the priest from the…

Episode 5, Series 8

Tuesday February 2 at 11:25pm

The Folly Of Jephthah

Episode 5 | Series 8

Flambeau seeks Father Brown's help to get rid of an unwanted rival.

Episode 5, Series 8

Wednesday February 3 at 5:45am

The Folly Of Jephthah

Episode 5 | Series 8

Flambeau seeks Father Brown's help to get rid of an unwanted rival.

Episode 9, Series 2

Wednesday February 3 at 11:45am

The Grim Reaper

Episode 9 | Series 2

A gruesome death on a local farm is blamed on the Kembleford physician through a series of poison-pen letters. Father Brown must figure out who sent them in order to save his friend…

Episode 10, Series 2

Thursday February 4 at 11:45am

The Laws Of Motion

Episode 10 | Series 2

A day out at a hill climb track ends with one of the drivers killed in a car crash. An infuriated Sullivan resolves to put an end to Father Browns meddling for good.

Episode 5, Series 8

Friday February 5 at 7:25am

The Folly Of Jephthah

Episode 5 | Series 8

Flambeau seeks Father Brown's help to get rid of an unwanted rival.

Episode 1, Series 3

Friday February 5 at 11:50am

The Man In The Shadows

Episode 1 | Series 3

Father Brown finds himself embroiled with MI5, which puts Lady Felicia in a compromising position. To protect secrets in her own past, will she betray her friend?

Episode 10, Series 2

Sunday February 7 at 7:15am

The Laws Of Motion

Episode 10 | Series 2

A day out at a hill climb track ends with one of the drivers killed in a car crash. An infuriated Sullivan resolves to put an end to Father Browns meddling for good.

Episode 1, Series 3

Monday February 8 at 7:15am

The Man In The Shadows

Episode 1 | Series 3

Father Brown finds himself embroiled with MI5, which puts Lady Felicia in a compromising position. To protect secrets in her own past, will she betray her friend?

Episode 2, Series 3

Monday February 8 at 11:45am

The Curse Of The Amenhotep

Episode 2 | Series 3

After Sir Raleigh's new bride insists on seeing his Egyptian mummy, her dead body is found in a locked room. Father Brown investigates - has Amenhotep risen from the dead?

Episode 3, Series 3

Tuesday February 9 at 11:45am

The Invisible Man

Episode 3 | Series 3

The circus brings death to Kembleford when a clown is murdered. Father Brown must determine who the killer is and why a parishioner has agreed to marry the sinister wizard Welkin.

Episode 6, Series 8

Tuesday February 9 at 11:25pm

The Numbers Of The Beast

Episode 6 | Series 8

Mrs McCarthy strikes it lucky at the church bingo with the help of a Romani fortune teller.

Episode 6, Series 8

Wednesday February 10 at 5:45am

The Numbers Of The Beast

Episode 6 | Series 8

Mrs McCarthy strikes it lucky at the church bingo with the help of a Romani fortune teller.

Episode 4, Series 3

Wednesday February 10 at 11:45am

The Sign Of The Broken Sword

Episode 4 | Series 3

A murder at the local army barracks using a legendary broken sword leads Father Brown to investigate another death at Dunkirk some 13 years ago.

Episode 5, Series 3

Thursday February 11 at 11:25am

The Last Man

Episode 5 | Series 3

When Kembleford's new cricket captain is framed for murder, Father Brown must prove his innocence to give his team any chance of beating neighbouring village Hambleston.

Episode 6, Series 3

Friday February 12 at 11:25am

The Upcott Fraternity

Episode 6 | Series 3

Father Brown witnesses the apparent suicide of a troubled student at Upcott Seminary. Convinced a murderer is at work, he persuades Sid to go undercover to flush out the killer.

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