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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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About the Show

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 7

Tuesday April 20 at 9:15am

The Whistle In The Dark

Episode 3 | Series 7

Father Brown accidentally attends a seance at the house of Professor Robert Wiseman.

Episode 1, Series 7

Wednesday April 21 at 4:30am

The Great Train Robbery

Episode 1 | Series 7

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

Episode 4, Series 7

Wednesday April 21 at 9:10am

The Demise Of The Debutante

Episode 4 | Series 7

Much to the disapproval of Mrs McCarthy, Father Brown attempts to support newly-single mother Nell Winford.

Episode 5, Series 1

Wednesday April 21 at 7:35pm

The Eye Of Apollo

Episode 5 | Series 1

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

Episode 5, Series 1

Thursday April 22 at 2:00am

The Eye Of Apollo

Episode 5 | Series 1

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

Episode 5, Series 7

Thursday April 22 at 9:10am

The Darkest Noon

Episode 5 | Series 7

The death of a man in a graveyard calls for investigation, but Father Brown and Inspector Mallory are missing.

Episode 6, Series 7

Friday April 23 at 9:00am

The Sacrifice Of Tantalus

Episode 6 | Series 7

When Mallory's pursuit of a fugitive ends in disaster, a familiar face returns to hunt the culprit.

Episode 2, Series 7

Sunday April 25 at 5:25am

The Passing Bell

Episode 2 | Series 7

A new musical director for the bell-ringers leads to discord, disharmony and the blood-curdling sound of murder.

Episode 3, Series 7

Monday April 26 at 4:50am

The Whistle In The Dark

Episode 3 | Series 7

Father Brown accidentally attends a seance at the house of Professor Robert Wiseman.

Episode 7, Series 7

Monday April 26 at 9:05am

The House Of God

Episode 7 | Series 7

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

Episode 8, Series 7

Tuesday April 27 at 9:05am

The Blood Of The Anarchists

Episode 8 | Series 7

Tensions rise to deadly levels when a performance troupe of anarchists arrive in Kembleford.

Episode 9, Series 7

Wednesday April 28 at 9:10am

The Skylark Scandal

Episode 9 | Series 7

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

Episode 6, Series 1

Wednesday April 28 at 7:35pm

The Bride Of Christ

Episode 6 | Series 1

Two nuns die in mysterious circumstances at St Agnes convent.

Episode 6, Series 1

Thursday April 29 at 2:30am

The Bride Of Christ

Episode 6 | Series 1

Two nuns die in mysterious circumstances at St Agnes convent.

Episode 10, Series 7

Thursday April 29 at 9:10am

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 1, Series 8

Friday April 30 at 9:15am

The Celestial Choir

Episode 1 | Series 8

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

Episode 6, Series 1

Saturday May 1 at 5:20am

The Bride Of Christ

Episode 6 | Series 1

Two nuns die in mysterious circumstances at St Agnes convent.

Episode 2, Series 8

Monday May 3 at 9:15am

The Queen Bee

Episode 2 | Series 8

Father Brown investigates the mysterious death of a beekeeper.

Episode 3, Series 8

Tuesday May 4 at 9:25am

The Scales Of Justice

Episode 3 | Series 8

Father Brown races to save Bunty from the hangman's noose when she is tried for murder.

Episode 4, Series 8

Wednesday May 5 at 9:20am

The Wisdom Of The Fool

Episode 4 | Series 8

Murder is no laughing matter when Father Brown visits a jester convention.

Episode 7, Series 1

Wednesday May 5 at 7:35pm

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 7, Series 1

Thursday May 6 at 2:30am

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 5, Series 8

Thursday May 6 at 9:25am

The Folly Of Jephthah

Episode 5 | Series 8

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

Episode 6, Series 8

Friday May 7 at 9:15am

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 3, Series 8

Monday May 10 at 5:05am

The Scales Of Justice

Episode 3 | Series 8

Father Brown races to save Bunty from the hangman's noose when she is tried for murder.

Episode 7, Series 8

Monday May 10 at 9:20am

The River Corrupted

Episode 7 | Series 8

Sid returns to Kembleford to ask his old family to help save his new one.

Episode 8, Series 8

Tuesday May 11 at 9:20am

The Curse Of The Aesthetic

Episode 8 | Series 8

Father Brown must discover who is out to kill a tortured artist before it's too late.

Episode 9, Series 8

Wednesday May 12 at 9:25am

The Fall Of The House St Gardner

Episode 9 | Series 8

A gossip columnist is murdered after threatening to expose the secrets of a fashion house.

Episode 8, Series 1

Wednesday May 12 at 7:35pm

The Face Of Death

Episode 8 | Series 1

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

Episode 8, Series 1

Thursday May 13 at 2:25am

The Face Of Death

Episode 8 | Series 1

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

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