Father Brown

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  • TV-PG
  • 2013
  • 9 Seasons
  • 7.8  (11,980)

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 Red Death
10. The Red Death
January 14, 2022
Lady Felicia's lavish New Year ball is ruined when a VIP is murdered.
The Enigma of Antigonish
9. The Enigma of Antigonish
January 13, 2022
Father Brown investigates staff at the local health spa when an ex-employee is found murdered.
The Wayward Girls
8. The Wayward Girls
January 12, 2022
Bunty reunites with Father Brown to uncover a dark secret at the local girls' borstal.
The Island of Dreams
7. The Island of Dreams
January 11, 2022
When Father Brown visits Chummy's holiday camp, it doesn't take long for someone to die-de-die.
The New Order
6. The New Order
January 10, 2022
Father Brown finds his position under threat when he clashes with an influential new parishioner.
The Final Devotion
5. The Final Devotion
January 7, 2022
Father Brown joins forces with Flambeau to search for a lost treasure in a 15th-century castle.
The Children of Kalon
4. The Children of Kalon
January 6, 2022
When a troubled soul from the past returns, Father Brown must investigate the new chapter of the Church of Apollo.
The Requiem for the Dead
3. The Requiem for the Dead
January 5, 2022
Father Brown must delve into the past and open up old wounds when a child killer is found murdered.
The Viper's Tongue
2. The Viper's Tongue
January 4, 2022
Mrs McCarthy gets an unwelcome birthday surprise when her life is threatened by a mysterious avenging angel.
The Menace of Mephistopheles
1. The Menace of Mephistopheles
January 3, 2022
Goodfellow turns to Father Brown when he witnesses Mallory frame an innocent man.
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 9 seasons (103 episodes). The series first aired on January 14, 2013.

Where to Watch Father Brown

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
    7.8  (11,980)