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Father Brown

Based on the short stories by G K Chesterton, Father Brown follows the kindly cleric as he solves crimes in his community. It is a quintessentially English world: drawing rooms in large country houses, miles of countryside, village halls and secret gardens, as well as country fairs, railway stations and rural parish churches. Each episode sees the enigmatic priest investigate a crime in his own particular way, using intuition and psychology. Father Brown discovers the truth of a crime by looking into the truth of the soul - the passions, dark secrets, hidden desires. Many years spent hearing his parishioners' confessions have given him an uncanny insight into the origins of evil and the workings of the criminal mind. But the stories are not concerned with judgement - Father Brown is more interested in saving souls than in bringing the guilty to justice.

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A jazz band are stranded in Kembleford, comprising of Haitian singer Yveline, saxophonist...
When an impoverished aristocrat plans to sell estate land, tensions run high with his...
Father Brown is asked to exorcise a house believed to be haunted by the ghost of a...
Audrey McMurray, a rally driver and property owner, may appear to be a philanthropist but...

Upcoming Episodes

Fri 6/2, 400pm

Father Brown visits Jacob, who is determined to prove that a member of his family killed his father a year ago by using his new invention - a time machine.

Fri 6/2, 800pm

A death at the stone circle of a polio-stricken village leads Father Brown to conclude that dark forces are at work and that another sacrifice may be imminent.