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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 3, Series 1

Friday May 24 at 8:10am

The Wrong Shape

Episode 3 | Series 1

When Leonard Quinton is found hanging, Father Brown realises there is a murderer at large.

Episode 9, Series 7

Sunday May 26 at 8:15pm

The Skylark Scandal

Episode 9 | Series 7

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

Episode 4, Series 1

Monday May 27 at 7:55am

The Man In The Tree

Episode 4 | Series 1

When Lady Felicia finds a stripped and injured man stuck up a tree, Sid is implicated.

Episode 5, Series 1

Tuesday May 28 at 8:00am

The Eye Of Apollo

Episode 5 | Series 1

When the Church of Apollo comes to Kembleford, Susie is drawn to their charismatic leader.

Episode 10, Series 7

Tuesday May 28 at 6:30pm

The Honourable Thief

Episode 10 | Series 7

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

Episode 10, Series 7

Wednesday May 29 at 12:55am

The Honourable Thief

Episode 10 | Series 7

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

Episode 6, Series 1

Wednesday May 29 at 8:05am

The Bride Of Christ

Episode 6 | Series 1

Two nuns die in mysterious circumstances at St Agnes convent.

Episode 7, Series 1

Thursday May 30 at 8:15am

The Devil's Dust

Episode 7 | Series 1

Father Brown joins the search when a girl who is believed to be radioactive goes missing.

Episode 10, Series 7

Thursday May 30 at 7:40pm

The Honourable Thief

Episode 10 | Series 7

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

Episode 8, Series 1

Friday May 31 at 8:10am

The Face Of Death

Episode 8 | Series 1

After a murder at a charity treasure hunt, general suspicion falls upon a bereaved man.

Episode 10, Series 7

Sunday June 2 at 8:15pm

The Honourable Thief

Episode 10 | Series 7

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

Episode 9, Series 1

Monday June 3 at 8:10am

The Mayor And The Magician

Episode 9 | Series 1

The mayor drops dead during his speech at the Kembleford village fete.

Episode 10, Series 1

Tuesday June 4 at 8:10am

The Blue Cross

Episode 10 | Series 1

Father Brown's priceless Blue Cross is targeted by the infamous criminal Flambeau.

Episode 1, Series 2

Wednesday June 5 at 8:10am

The Ghost In The Machine

Episode 1 | Series 2

Father Brown is sceptical when a parishioner believes she's being haunted by her sister who went missing years ago. When she herself vanishes, he must investigate both disappearances…

Episode 2, Series 2

Thursday June 6 at 8:10am

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 3, Series 2

Friday June 7 at 8:10am

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 4, Series 2

Monday June 10 at 8:10am

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 5, Series 2

Tuesday June 11 at 8:15am

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 1, Series 1

Tuesday June 11 at 7:35pm

The Hammer Of God

Episode 1 | Series 1

Father Brown must find a killer before an innocent woman is sent to the gallows.

Episode 1, Series 1

Wednesday June 12 at 2:20am

The Hammer Of God

Episode 1 | Series 1

Father Brown must find a killer before an innocent woman is sent to the gallows.

Episode 6, Series 2

Wednesday June 12 at 8:15am

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 7, Series 2

Thursday June 13 at 8:10am

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

Friday June 14 at 8:00am

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 9, Series 2

Monday June 17 at 8:15am

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

Tuesday June 18 at 8:20am

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 2, Series 1

Tuesday June 18 at 7:30pm

The Flying Stars

Episode 2 | Series 1

Father Brown discovers that a supposed tragic drowning was actually murder.

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday June 19 at 2:20am

The Flying Stars

Episode 2 | Series 1

Father Brown discovers that a supposed tragic drowning was actually murder.

Episode 1, Series 3

Wednesday June 19 at 8:20am

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

Thursday June 20 at 8:20am

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

Friday June 21 at 8:25am

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.

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