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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 9, Series 4

Monday July 22 at 8:10am

The Sins Of The Father

Episode 9 | Series 4

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

Episode 10, Series 4

Tuesday July 23 at 8:10am

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 7, Series 1

Tuesday July 23 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

Wednesday July 24 at 2:10am

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 1, Series 5

Wednesday July 24 at 8:00am

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 2, Series 5

Thursday July 25 at 8:05am

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 3, Series 5

Friday July 26 at 8:05am

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 4, Series 5

Monday July 29 at 8:10am

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 30 at 7:15am

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 8, Series 1

Tuesday July 30 at 6:30pm

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

Wednesday July 31 at 1:35am

The Face Of Death

Episode 8 | Series 1

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

Episode 6, Series 5

Wednesday July 31 at 8:15am

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 7, Series 5

Thursday August 1 at 8:15am

The Smallest Of Things

Episode 7 | Series 5

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

Episode 8, Series 1

Thursday August 1 at 7:20pm

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 5

Friday August 2 at 8:20am

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 1

Sunday August 4 at 10:55pm

The Face Of Death

Episode 8 | Series 1

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

Episode 9, Series 5

Monday August 5 at 8:05am

The Lepidopterist's Companion

Episode 9 | Series 5

When Mrs McCarthy takes over the running of the mobile library, Father Brown discovers a shocking secret lurking among the bookshelves.

Episode 10, Series 5

Tuesday August 6 at 8:15am

The Alchemist's Secret

Episode 10 | Series 5

Father Brown must investigate a 300-year-old secret hidden in a university in order to save an old friend.

Episode 9, Series 1

Tuesday August 6 at 6:30pm

The Mayor And The Magician

Episode 9 | Series 1

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

Episode 9, Series 1

Wednesday August 7 at 1:30am

The Mayor And The Magician

Episode 9 | Series 1

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

Episode 11, Series 5

Wednesday August 7 at 8:15am

The Sins Of Others

Episode 11 | Series 5

Father Brown struggles to save Sid from himself when he vows vengeance on his former defence barrister.

Episode 12, Series 5

Thursday August 8 at 8:10am

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 9, Series 1

Thursday August 8 at 7:20pm

The Mayor And The Magician

Episode 9 | Series 1

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

Episode 13, Series 5

Friday August 9 at 8:15am

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 9, Series 1

Sunday August 11 at 11:05pm

The Mayor And The Magician

Episode 9 | Series 1

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

Episode 14, Series 5

Monday August 12 at 8:00am

The Fire In The Sky

Episode 14 | Series 5

Father Brown's divine inspiration is called upon when Kembleford comes under threat of an alien invasion.

Episode 15, Series 5

Tuesday August 13 at 8:00am

The Penitent Man

Episode 15 | Series 5

Father Brown suspects an ulterior motive when his old adversary Flambeau is incarcerated for murder.

Episode 10, Series 1

Tuesday August 13 at 6:30pm

The Blue Cross

Episode 10 | Series 1

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

Episode 10, Series 1

Wednesday August 14 at 1:30am

The Blue Cross

Episode 10 | Series 1

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

Episode 1, Series 6

Wednesday August 14 at 8:00am

The Tree Of Truth

Episode 1 | Series 6

Father Brown attempts to overturn a miscarriage of justice while rehearsing for the Kembleford Christmas pantomime.

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