Father Brown

Continuing Weekdays / 7:00pm BBC One 50 min.
Based on the stories by G. K. Chesterton, this period drama features Mark Williams as the eponymous crime-solving Roman Catholic priest.

Season 9

10 Episodes

Lady Felicia and her husband Monty host a lavish masked ball counting down to 1954. However, their plans are ruined when the Minster of Defence, Sir Charles Hakeworth is murdered by a masked figure. With the estate locked down and a killer in the midst Father Brown and the gang must find the real perpetrator.
Jan 14 2022
Father Brown investigates staff at the local health spa when an ex-employee is found murdered.
Jan 13 2022
Bunty reunites with Father Brown to uncover a dark secret at the local girls' borstal.
Jan 12 2022
When Father Brown visits Chummy’s holiday camp, it doesn’t take long for someone to die-de-die.
Jan 11 2022
Father Brown finds his position under threat when he clashes with an influential new parishioner.
Jan 10 2022
Father Brown joins forces with Flambeau to search for a lost treasure in a 15th-century castle.
Jan 07 2022
When a troubled soul from the past returns, Father Brown must investigate the new chapter of the Church of Apollo.
Jan 06 2022
Father Brown must delve into the past and open up old wounds when a child killer is found murdered.
Jan 05 2022
Mrs McCarthy gets an unwelcome birthday surprise when her life is threatened by a mysterious avenging angel.
Jan 04 2022
Goodfellow turns to Father Brown when he witnesses Mallory frame an innocent man.
Jan 03 2022

Season 8

10 Episodes

Father Brown joins forces with Chief Inspector Valentine to uncover a dark secret at Helmsley House.
Jan 17 2020
A gossip columnist is murdered after threatening to expose the secrets of a fashion house.
Jan 16 2020
Father Brown must discover who is out to kill a tortured artist before it's too late.
Jan 15 2020
Sid returns to Kembleford to ask his old family to help save his new one.
Jan 14 2020
Mrs McCarthy strikes it lucky at the church bingo with the help of a Romani fortune teller.
Jan 13 2020
Flambeau seeks Father Brown's help to get rid of an unwanted rival.
Jan 10 2020
Murder is no laughing matter when Father Brown visits a jester convention.
Jan 09 2020
Father Brown races to save Bunty from the hangman's noose when she is tried for murder.
Jan 08 2020
Father Brown investigates the mysterious death of a beekeeper.
Jan 07 2020
A mysterious saboteur tries to stop Kembleford winning the Three Counties choir competition.
Jan 06 2020

Season 7

10 Episodes

When Lady Felicia's home comes under threat, Father Brown is forced to seek help from an unlikely ally.
Jan 18 2019
The Kembleford Ramblers annual outing takes a tragic turn when the local Lord is found strangled.
Jan 17 2019
Tensions rise to deadly levels when a performance troupe of anarchists arrive in Kembleford.
Jan 16 2019
Suspicions are aroused when the holiest house in Kembleford is linked to the death of a wanton woman.
Jan 15 2019
When Mallory's pursuit of a fugitive ends in disaster, a familiar face returns to hunt the culprit.
Jan 14 2019
When Father Brown and Mallory go missing, it's up to the gang to save them from a man hell-bent on revenge.
Jan 11 2019
Father Brown uncovers secrets, hypocrisy and murder at a finishing school for young ladies.
Jan 10 2019
Father Brown must intervene when it appears that a dark spirit has murderous intent.
Jan 09 2019
A new musical director for the bell-ringers of St. Marys leads to discord, disharmony and the blood-curdling sound of murder.
Jan 08 2019
Lady Felicia and Mrs McCarthy are taken hostage when a midnight train robbery goes awry.
Jan 07 2019

Season 6

10 Episodes

Following reports of Flambeau's death, Father Brown races to protect a crown that contains a nail from the crucifixion of Christ.
Jan 12 2018
Local feathers are ruffled when an ostentatious American opens up a golf club near Kembleford and a body is discovered in the reeds.
Jan 11 2018
Father Brown investigates when a girl is found left for dead at a boys' school fete.
Jan 10 2018
Father Brown uncovers a dark secret when a contestant is murdered at a ballroom dancing competition.
Jan 09 2018
Mallory is forced to turn to Father Brown for help when a VIP policeman is murdered at a bowls match.
Jan 08 2018
Father Brown spies trouble when Lady Felicia returns to Kembleford.
Jan 05 2018
Father Brown senses something sinister afoot when Mrs McCarthy's friend is the latest villager to die in her sleep.
Jan 04 2018
Father Brown must stop a much-loved institution from going off the rails when the local stationmaster is murdered.
Jan 03 2018
Father Brown struggles to protect those closest to him when an old foe is unexpectedly released from prison.
Jan 02 2018
A skeleton from a seven year old murder case is found buried in the woods and doubts are cast on the conviction of the confessed killer.
Dec 18 2017

Season 5

15 Episodes

Father Brown suspects an ulterior motive is at play when his old adversary Flambeau is incarcerated for murder.
Jan 19 2017
Father Brown’s divine inspiration is called upon when Kembleford comes under threat of an alien invasion.
Jan 18 2017
Father Brown investigates the murder of a Colonial Postal Service officer when the fair comes to Kembleford.
Jan 17 2017
When radio quiz Up To You comes to Kembleford, Father Brown suspects that one of the cast are responsible for their landlady’s murder.
Jan 16 2017
Father Brown struggles to save Sid from himself when he vows vengeance on his former defence barrister.
Jan 13 2017
Father Brown must investigate a 300 year old secret hidden in a University in order to save an old friend.
Jan 12 2017
When Mrs McCarthy takes over the running of the mobile library, Father Brown discovers a shocking secret lurking among the bookshelves.
Jan 11 2017
When Mrs McCarthy's god-daughter goes missing, Father Brown follows her trail to a risque gentlemen's club.
Jan 10 2017
Past and present collide when Father Brown investigates the macabre world of dollhouse crime scenes.
Jan 09 2017
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.
Jan 06 2017
When a local writer is murdered, Father Brown must delve into her infamous novel Lulu and Lucia for inspiration.
Jan 05 2017
Father Brown is drawn into the shady world of boxing when a local fighter is found dead in suspicious circumstances.
Jan 04 2017
Father Brown struggles to promote understanding when a group of pagans are suspected of killing one of their own.
Jan 03 2017
Father Brown is asked to look after Lady Felicia's wayward niece Bunty, who soon finds herself suspected of murder.
Jan 02 2017
A mysterious stranger, a missing donkey, an outbreak of laryngitis in the church choir and a kidnapped baby threaten to spoil Kembleford's Christmas festivities.
Dec 23 2016

Season 4

10 Episodes

Father Brown runs into a voodoo priest who will do anything to get the woman he loves back.
Jan 15 2016
Lady Felicia loses her singing voice. Father Brown investigates the murder of a local aeronautics magnate.
Jan 14 2016
Father Brown tries to find out why the body of a man has been taken from his grave.
Jan 13 2016
Father Brown realises that an apparent suicide of a pilot is in fact murder.
Jan 12 2016
Lady Felicia winds up in hospital after some reckless driving.
Jan 11 2016
Flambeau needs Father Brown's help in stealing the Pope's coronation gift to the Queen of England.
Jan 08 2016
A former music hall comedian swears revenge and traps Father Brown in a derelict building.
Jan 07 2016
Father Brown is called in to investigate the poisoning of a former hangman.
Jan 06 2016
Sid falls for the heiress of a local brewery, just before she is arrested on suspicion of murdering her father.
Jan 05 2016
When the production of Demon Brides comes to Kembleford and the director of the film is murdered, Father Brown investigates.
Jan 04 2016

Season 3

15 Episodes

Father Brown is stunned to learn that Inspector Sullivan is wanted for murder.
Jan 23 2015
Father Brown is told that Bishop Talbot will be assassinated.
Jan 22 2015
Father Brown investigates when a dead man is found inside a locked bank vault.
Jan 21 2015
A death at a stone circle leads Father Brown to conclude that dark forces are at work.
Jan 20 2015
Father Brown visits Jacob, who has a new invention - a time machine.
Jan 19 2015
Father Brown becomes embroiled in an audacious art heist masterminded by Flambeau.
Jan 16 2015
When a body is discovered in a vineyard, Father Brown must search for the murderer.
Jan 15 2015
Father Brown and his friends find themselves stranded at a hotel with a group of hedonists
Jan 14 2015
Father Brown must act fast to save a member of Kembleford's travelling community.
Jan 13 2015
Father Brown witnesses the apparent suicide of a student but is convinced it is murder.
Jan 12 2015
After Kembleford's new cricket captain is framed for murder, Father Brown has to try and prove his innocence.
Jan 09 2015
Father Brown investigates a murder at the local army barracks.
Jan 08 2015
The circus brings death to Kembleford when a clown is murdered.
Jan 07 2015
After Sir Raleigh's new bride insists on seeing his Egyptian mummy, she is found dead.
Jan 06 2015
Father Brown gets involved with MI5, which puts Lady Felicia in a compromising position.
Jan 05 2015

Season 2

10 Episodes

A day out at a local hill climb track ends with one of the drivers killed in a car crash. When Father Brown will not stop investigating, an infuriated Sullivan resolves to put an end to his meddling for good.
Jan 17 2014
Through a series of poison pen letters, a gruesome death on a local farm is blamed on the Kembleford physician. Father Brown must figure out who sent them in order to save his friend from the gallows.
Jan 16 2014
Father Brown is unconvinced when a recently returned prisoner of war is suspected of the killing of his tyrannical uncle. And it seems that someone will stop at nothing to keep the priest from the truth...
Jan 15 2014
When a troubled young 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 by one of three weapons.
Jan 14 2014
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 gang to help?
Jan 13 2014
The mysterious disappearance of an old friend sends Father Brown and Sid on a quest to find the mythical Lannington Rosary. However can an old adversary, back from the dead, be trusted to help?
Jan 10 2014
When convicted killer Violet is given a temporary reprieve from the gallows, she begs Father Brown to prove her innocence. With only three days in hand, can he find the real culprit before it's too late?
Jan 09 2014
The grand opening of Pryde Castle ends in disaster when a guide is struck by an arrow. Contrary to Inspector Sullivan, Father Brown becomes convinced that the motive lies buried in the family's past.
Jan 08 2014
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?
Jan 07 2014
Father Brown is sceptical when a parishioner believes she's being haunted by her sister who went missing years ago. However, when she herself vanishes, he must investigate both disappearances.
Jan 06 2014

Season 1

10 Episodes

When his priceless Blue Cross is targeted by the infamous criminal Flambeau, Father Brown takes the initiative to try and save his soul. But is he walking into a trap?
Jan 25 2013
When the mayor drops dead during his speech at the Kembleford village fete, Father Brown deduces that he was deliberately electrocuted. Meanwhile, Mrs McCarthy's past comes back to haunt her.
Jan 24 2013
After a murder at the Kembleford charity treasure hunt, general suspicion falls upon a bereaved man who wants revenge. However, Father Brown is determined to prove the man's innocence.
Jan 23 2013
Father Brown joins the search when a girl who is believed to be radioactive goes missing overnight. But just who is responsible for her disappearance?
Jan 22 2013
When two nuns die in mysterious circumstances at St. Agnes convent, Father Brown investigates with the aid of Sister Boniface, an eager young fan of detective novels.
Jan 21 2013
When the Church of Apollo comes to Kembleford, Susie is drawn to their charismatic leader Kalon. After Kalon's wife is murdered, Father Brown must break his spell over Susie or risk losing her forever.
Jan 18 2013
When Lady Felicia finds a stripped and injured man stuck up a tree, Sid is implicated as the perpetrator. Can Father Brown prove his innocence, or has Sid gone too far this time?
Jan 17 2013
Soon after his poetry recital, Leonard Quinton is found hanging in the conservatory. When Father Brown realises that he could not have committed suicide, the search begins for a murderer.
Jan 16 2013
Father Brown becomes embroiled with a theatrical family when he discovers that a supposed tragic drowning was actually murder.
Jan 15 2013
When an ungodly man is murdered at the unveiling of a new church clock, Father Brown must find the killer before an innocent woman is sent to the gallows.
Jan 14 2013