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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 6, Series 3

Monday December 16 at 1:40am

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.

Episode 13, Series 3

Monday December 16 at 7:00am

The Paradise Of Thieves

Episode 13 | Series 3

When a dead man is found inside a locked bank vault, Father Brown must solve the mystery to save an innocent man from paying the ultimate price.

Episode 14, Series 3

Monday December 16 at 10:15am

The Deadly Seal

Episode 14 | Series 3

Father Brown finds himself in an impossible situation when he is told, under the seal of confession, that Bishop Talbot will be assassinated tomorrow.

Episode 14, Series 3

Tuesday December 17 at 7:10am

The Deadly Seal

Episode 14 | Series 3

Father Brown finds himself in an impossible situation when he is told, under the seal of confession, that Bishop Talbot will be assassinated tomorrow.

Episode 15, Series 3

Tuesday December 17 at 10:20am

The Owl Of Minerva

Episode 15 | Series 3

A fugitive takes sanctuary in St Mary's and asks for help. Father Brown is stunned to realise that the man in the confessional is Inspector Sullivan... and he's wanted for murder.

Episode 7, Series 3

Tuesday December 17 at 9:30pm

The Kembleford Boggart

Episode 7 | Series 3

When the father of a young writer is found dead, tension mounts with the travellers in Kembleford. Father Brown must uncover the truth before one of them is sent to the gallows

Episode 7, Series 3

Wednesday December 18 at 4:15am

The Kembleford Boggart

Episode 7 | Series 3

When the father of a young writer is found dead, tension mounts with the travellers in Kembleford. Father Brown must uncover the truth before one of them is sent to the gallows

Episode 15, Series 3

Wednesday December 18 at 7:05am

The Owl Of Minerva

Episode 15 | Series 3

A fugitive takes sanctuary in St Mary's and asks for help. Father Brown is stunned to realise that the man in the confessional is Inspector Sullivan... and he's wanted for murder.

Episode 1, Series 4

Wednesday December 18 at 10:15am

The Mask Of The Demon

Episode 1 | Series 4

Father Brown investigates the murder of a B-movie director.

Episode 1, Series 4

Thursday December 19 at 7:05am

The Mask Of The Demon

Episode 1 | Series 4

Father Brown investigates the murder of a B-movie director.

Episode 2, Series 4

Thursday December 19 at 10:15am

The Brewer's Daughter

Episode 2 | Series 4

Sid falls for the heiress to a local brewery, only for her to be arrested for murder.

Episode 7, Series 3

Thursday December 19 at 10:20pm

The Kembleford Boggart

Episode 7 | Series 3

When the father of a young writer is found dead, tension mounts with the travellers in Kembleford. Father Brown must uncover the truth before one of them is sent to the gallows

Episode 2, Series 4

Friday December 20 at 7:20am

The Brewer's Daughter

Episode 2 | Series 4

Sid falls for the heiress to a local brewery, only for her to be arrested for murder.

Episode 3, Series 4

Friday December 20 at 10:30am

The Hangman's Demise

Episode 3 | Series 4

Father Brown investigates the poisoning of a former hangman.

Episode 7, Series 3

Monday December 23 at 1:45am

The Kembleford Boggart

Episode 7 | Series 3

When the father of a young writer is found dead, tension mounts with the travellers in Kembleford. Father Brown must uncover the truth before one of them is sent to the gallows

Episode 2, Series 4

Monday December 23 at 5:35am

The Brewer's Daughter

Episode 2 | Series 4

Sid falls for the heiress to a local brewery, only for her to be arrested for murder.

Episode 3, Series 4

Monday December 23 at 7:20am

The Hangman's Demise

Episode 3 | Series 4

Father Brown investigates the poisoning of a former hangman.

Episode 4, Series 4

Monday December 23 at 10:35am

The Crackpot Of The Empire

Episode 4 | Series 4

Father Brown is trapped in a derelict building when a comedian swears revenge.

Episode 1, Series 5

Monday December 23 at 9:30pm

The Star Of Jacob

Episode 1 | Series 5

Father Brown investigates when the son of a duke is abducted from Lady Felicia's Yuletide ball. Can he find the child in time for Christmas?

Episode 1, Series 5

Tuesday December 24 at 4:05am

The Star Of Jacob

Episode 1 | Series 5

Father Brown investigates when the son of a duke is abducted from Lady Felicia's Yuletide ball. Can he find the child in time for Christmas?

Episode 4, Series 4

Tuesday December 24 at 7:05am

The Crackpot Of The Empire

Episode 4 | Series 4

Father Brown is trapped in a derelict building when a comedian swears revenge.

Episode 5, Series 4

Tuesday December 24 at 10:20am

The Daughter Of Autolycus

Episode 5 | Series 4

Flambeau enlists Father Brown's help to steal the Pope's coronation gift to the Queen.

Episode 8, Series 3

Tuesday December 24 at 10:00pm

The Lair Of The Libertines

Episode 8 | Series 3

Father Brown and his friends find themselves stranded with a group of hedonists. They soon become desperate to escape, for at Hotel Cuba, the dish of the day is death.

Episode 5, Series 4

Wednesday December 25 at 7:20am

The Daughter Of Autolycus

Episode 5 | Series 4

Flambeau enlists Father Brown's help to steal the Pope's coronation gift to the Queen.

Episode 6, Series 4

Wednesday December 25 at 10:35am

The Rod Of Asclepius

Episode 6 | Series 4

Lady Felicia's reckless driving lands her in the next hospital bed to Mrs McCarthy.

Episode 6, Series 4

Thursday December 26 at 6:55am

The Rod Of Asclepius

Episode 6 | Series 4

Lady Felicia's reckless driving lands her in the next hospital bed to Mrs McCarthy.

Episode 7, Series 4

Thursday December 26 at 10:15am

The Missing Man

Episode 7 | Series 4

Father Brown deduces the apparent suicide of a RAF pilot was actually murder.

Episode 8, Series 3

Thursday December 26 at 10:20pm

The Lair Of The Libertines

Episode 8 | Series 3

Father Brown and his friends find themselves stranded with a group of hedonists. They soon become desperate to escape, for at Hotel Cuba, the dish of the day is death.

Episode 7, Series 4

Friday December 27 at 7:05am

The Missing Man

Episode 7 | Series 4

Father Brown deduces the apparent suicide of a RAF pilot was actually murder.

Episode 8, Series 4

Friday December 27 at 10:15am

The Resurrectionists

Episode 8 | Series 4

Father Brown investigates when the body of a young man is taken from his graveyard.

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