Father Brown

Father Brown

  • TV-PG
  • 2013
  • 8 Seasons
  • 7.7  (8,314)

Father Brown is a one-hour program broadcast on the BBC in the United Kingdom and on select PBS stations in the United States. The program is based on the Father Brown series of mysteries written by the British novelist and theologian G.K. Chesterton. The Father Brown television series is set in the 1950s in a fictional town in Britain. Father Brown serves as the village's Catholic priest. In most episodes, a murder is committed early on in the program. Inspector Valentine of the local police is called in to investigate. He usually makes a quick arrest, and it seems as if the case is solved. Father Brown almost always disagrees with Inspector Valentine's assessment of a case. Father Brown then begins his own investigation into the crime. By using his skill in being able to get people to talk to him freely, the father is able to uncover the true culprit. Veteran actor Mark Williams plays the title role in the series. Mr. Williams has appeared in many motion pictures and British comedies.

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Seasons
The Tower of Lost Souls
10. The Tower of Lost Souls
January 14, 2020
Father Brown joins forces with Chief Inspector Valentine to uncover a dark secret at Helmsley House.
The Fall of the House of St Gardner
9. The Fall of the House of St Gardner
January 13, 2020
A gossip columnist is murdered after threatening to expose the secrets of a fashion house.
The Curse of the Aesthetic
8. The Curse of the Aesthetic
January 15, 2020
Father Brown must discover who is out to kill a tortured artist before it's too late.
The River Corrupted
7. The River Corrupted
January 11, 2020
Sid returns to Kembleford to ask his old family to help save his new one.
The Numbers of the Beast
6. The Numbers of the Beast
January 13, 2020
Mrs McCarthy strikes it lucky at the church bingo with the help of a fortune teller.
The Folly of Jephthah
5. The Folly of Jephthah
January 10, 2020
Flambeau seeks Father Brown's help to get rid of an unwanted rival.
The Wisdom of the Fool
4. The Wisdom of the Fool
January 8, 2020
Murder is no laughing matter when Father Brown visits a jester convention.
The Scales of Justice
3. The Scales of Justice
January 7, 2020
Father Brown races to save Bunty from the hangman's noose when she is tried for murder.
The Queen Bee
2. The Queen Bee
January 7, 2020
Father Brown investigates the mysterious death of a beekeeper.
The Celestial Choir
1. The Celestial Choir
January 6, 2020
A mysterious saboteur tries to stop Kembleford winning the Three Counties choir competition.
Description

Father Brown is a one-hour program broadcast on the BBC in the United Kingdom and on select PBS stations in the United States. The program is based on the Father Brown series of mysteries written by the British novelist and theologian G.K. Chesterton.

The Father Brown television series is set in the 1950s in a fictional town in Britain. Father Brown serves as the village's Catholic priest. In most episodes, a murder is committed early on in the program. Inspector Valentine of the local police is called in to investigate. He usually makes a quick arrest, and it seems as if the case is solved.

Father Brown almost always disagrees with Inspector Valentine's assessment of a case. Father Brown then begins his own investigation into the crime. By using his skill in being able to get people to talk to him freely, the father is able to uncover the true culprit.

Veteran actor Mark Williams plays the title role in the series. Mr. Williams has appeared in many motion pictures and British comedies.Father Brown is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (93 episodes). The series first aired on January 14, 2013.

Father Brown is available for streaming on the ITV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Father Brown on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 14, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (8,314)