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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?

Next On

Episode 7, Series 4

Thursday July 16 at 11:35am

The Missing Man

Episode 7 | Series 4

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

Episode 10, Series 8

Thursday July 16 at 10:20pm

The Tower Of Lost Souls

Episode 10 | Series 8

Father Brown joins forces with Chief Inspector Valentine to uncover a dark secret at Helmsley House.

Episode 4, Series 4

Friday July 17 at 5:45am

The Crackpot Of The Empire

Episode 4 | Series 4

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

Episode 8, Series 4

Friday July 17 at 11:35am

The Resurrectionists

Episode 8 | Series 4

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

Episode 5, Series 4

Saturday July 18 at 5:50am

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 10, Series 8

Saturday July 18 at 6:40pm

The Tower Of Lost Souls

Episode 10 | Series 8

Father Brown joins forces with Chief Inspector Valentine to uncover a dark secret at Helmsley House.

Episode 10, Series 8

Monday July 20 at 2:05am

The Tower Of Lost Souls

Episode 10 | Series 8

Father Brown joins forces with Chief Inspector Valentine to uncover a dark secret at Helmsley House.

Episode 6, Series 4

Monday July 20 at 5:40am

The Rod Of Asclepius

Episode 6 | Series 4

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

Episode 9, Series 4

Monday July 20 at 11:40am

The Sins Of The Father

Episode 9 | Series 4

Father Brown investigates when the son of a local aeronautics magnate is murdered.

Episode 7, Series 4

Tuesday July 21 at 5:35am

The Missing Man

Episode 7 | Series 4

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

Episode 10, Series 4

Tuesday July 21 at 11:30am

The Wrath Of Baron Samdi

Episode 10 | Series 4

Father Brown encounters a voodoo priest who is intent on winning back the woman he loves.

Episode 12, Series 5

Tuesday July 21 at 10:25pm

The Theatre Of The Invisible

Episode 12 | Series 5

When radio quiz Up to You comes to Kembleford, Father Brown suspects that one of the cast is responsible for their landlady's murder.

Episode 12, Series 5

Wednesday July 22 at 4:45am

The Theatre Of The Invisible

Episode 12 | Series 5

When radio quiz Up to You comes to Kembleford, Father Brown suspects that one of the cast is responsible for their landlady's murder.

Episode 1, Series 5

Wednesday July 22 at 11:30am

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 8, Series 4

Thursday July 23 at 5:40am

The Resurrectionists

Episode 8 | Series 4

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

Episode 2, Series 5

Thursday July 23 at 11:35am

The Labyrinth Of The Minotaur

Episode 2 | Series 5

Father Brown is asked to look after Lady Felicia's wayward niece Bunty, who soon finds herself suspected of murder.

Episode 9, Series 4

Friday July 24 at 5:50am

The Sins Of The Father

Episode 9 | Series 4

Father Brown investigates when the son of a local aeronautics magnate is murdered.

Episode 3, Series 5

Friday July 24 at 11:40am

The Eve Of St John

Episode 3 | Series 5

Father Brown struggles to promote understanding when a group of pagans are suspected of killing one of their own.

Episode 1, Series 5

Monday July 27 at 5:40am

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 5

Monday July 27 at 11:40am

The Chedworth Cyclone

Episode 4 | Series 5

Father Brown is drawn into the shady world of boxing when a local fighter is found dead in suspicious circumstances.

Episode 5, Series 5

Tuesday July 28 at 11:40am

The Hand Of Lucia

Episode 5 | Series 5

When a local writer is murdered, Father Brown must delve into her infamous novel Lulu and Lucia for inspiration.

Episode 13, Series 5

Tuesday July 28 at 10:25pm

The Tanganyika Green

Episode 13 | Series 5

Father Brown investigates the murder of a Colonial Postal Service officer when the fair comes to Kembleford.

Episode 13, Series 5

Wednesday July 29 at 4:45am

The Tanganyika Green

Episode 13 | Series 5

Father Brown investigates the murder of a Colonial Postal Service officer when the fair comes to Kembleford.

Episode 2, Series 5

Wednesday July 29 at 5:30am

The Labyrinth Of The Minotaur

Episode 2 | Series 5

Father Brown is asked to look after Lady Felicia's wayward niece Bunty, who soon finds herself suspected of murder.

Episode 6, Series 5

Wednesday July 29 at 11:40am

The Eagle And The Daw

Episode 6 | Series 5

When an old foe tells him that she has arranged the death of her former lover, Father Brown soon finds himself blamed for the murder.

Episode 3, Series 5

Thursday July 30 at 5:35am

The Eve Of St John

Episode 3 | Series 5

Father Brown struggles to promote understanding when a group of pagans are suspected of killing one of their own.

Episode 7, Series 5

Thursday July 30 at 11:30am

The Smallest Of Things

Episode 7 | Series 5

Past and present collide when Father Brown investigates the macabre world of dollhouse crime scenes.

Episode 6, Series 5

Friday July 31 at 6:05am

The Eagle And The Daw

Episode 6 | Series 5

When an old foe tells him that she has arranged the death of her former lover, Father Brown soon finds himself blamed for the murder.

Episode 8, Series 5

Friday July 31 at 11:30am

The Crimson Feather

Episode 8 | Series 5

When Mrs McCarthy's goddaughter goes missing, Father Brown follows her trail to a risque gentlemen's club.

Episode 8, Series 5

Monday August 3 at 5:30am

The Crimson Feather

Episode 8 | Series 5

When Mrs McCarthy's goddaughter goes missing, Father Brown follows her trail to a risque gentlemen's club.

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