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Season: 1
Year: 1974


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: The Hammer of God

26 September 1974
Bullying, womanizing, and despised lord of the manor Col. James Bohun is found outside his brother's church with his skulled smashed in.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown

Graham Crowden ... Colonel James Bohun
William Russell ... Reverend Wilfred Bohun
Geraldine Moffat ... Elizabeth Barnes
John Forgeham ... Simeon Barnes

Alun Armstrong ... Joe
Robert James ... Doctor Wynn
Roger Hume ... Inspector Palmer
Anna Steele ... Mrs. James Bohun
Peter Hawkins ... Gibbs
Harry Walker ... Mallory
Anna Wing ... Mrs. Deveraux
Frederick Hall ... Landlord

Season 1, Episode 2: The Oracle of the Dog

3 October 1974
Unhappy with his children, lord of the manor Colonel Druce summons his lawyer and changes his will, only to be stabbed to death shortly thereafter.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
Rupert Davies ... Colonel Arthur Druce
Guy Slater ... Donald Druce
Richard Heffer ... Harry Druce
Bob Sherman ... Patrick Floyd
Mel Martin ... Janet Druce
Gerard Paquis ... Dr. Henri Valentine
John Atkinson ... Aubrey Traill

Edward Evans ... Inspector Cole
Michael Stock ... Police Constable
Ben ... Nox

Season 1, Episode 3: The Curse of the Golden Cross

10 October 1974
When Professor Gerald Smaill, an American archaeologist, discovers a golden Byzantine cross in cave in Crete, a disembodied voice threatens him with death.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
James Maxwell ... Professor Gerald Smaill

Peter Copley ... Rev. John Walters
Sarah Lawson ... Lady Diana Wales
Geoffrey Chater ... Leonard Smythe
Gwyneth Powell ... Helen Smaill
Peter Penry-Jones ... John Godfrey
Stanley Lebor ... Boon
Lawrence Trimble ... Paul Tarrant
Hector Ross ... Doctor
Ronald Mayer ... Landlord
Bella Emberg ... Museum Guide

Season 1, Episode 4: The Eye of Apollo

17 October 1974
After an heiress makes her will out to the leader of a bogus religious cult and mysteriously falls to her death, Brown finds that he is the charlatan's alibi.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
Dennis Burgess ... Hercule Flambeau

Ronald Pickup ... Kalon
Alison Key ... Pauline Stacey
Emily Richard ... Joan Stacey
Rosamund Greenwood ... Miss Ammerley
Dudley Jones ... Thurston
Christopher Good ... Gerald Lloyd

Oliver Ford Davies ... Det. Insp. Corliss (as Oliver Ford-Davies)
Ken Halliwell ... Police Constable

Season 1, Episode 5: The Three Tools of Death

24 October 1974
A wealthy Scottish advocate of temperance and atheism is found with a broken neck apparently having fell from an upstairs window on his estate.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
James Hayter ... Sir Aaron Armstrong
John Flanagan ... Patrick Royce
Anthony Dutton ... Chief Inspector Gilder
Anne Godley ... Lady Armstrong
Nina Thomas ... Alice Armstrong

Jacob Witkin ... Magnus
David Morton ... Det. Sgt. Merton
Keith James ... Milkman
Neville Hughes ... Moderator
Cyril Cross ... Duty Sergeant

Season 1, Episode 6: The Mirror of the Magistrate

31 October 1974
After a conservative judge is found shot to death in his garden, Father Brown sets out to prove that the outspoken socialist arrested for his murder is innocent.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
Dennis Burgess ... Flambeau
Philip Stone ... Sir Arthur Travers K.C.

Paul Curran ... Sir Humphrey Gwynne
Mark Kingston ... Inspector James Bagshaw
David Pinner ... Osric Orm
Roger Rowland ... Carstairs K.C.
David King ... Sir Wilfred Underhill K.C.
Artro Morris ... Green
Michael Logan ... Sir Matthew Blake K.C.
Bruno Barnabe ... Buller

Michael O'Hagan ... Michael Flood
Dennis Edwards ... Doctor
Philip Trewinnard ... Police Constable
Lynn Furlong ... Florrie
Richard Aylen ... Firearms Expert
Victor Harrington ... Member of Gentlemans Club (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: The Dagger with Wings

7 November 1974
A wealthy landowner in the West Country confesses to Father Brown that his adopted son has coerced him into dabbling into occultism in order to extend his life.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
David Buck ... John Strake

T.P. McKenna ... Inspector Boyne
David Swift ... Stephen Aylmer

Vernon Dobtcheff ... Simon Vesty

Michael Sheard ... Philip Aylmer
April Walker ... Daphne Aylmer
A.J. Brown ... Augustus Aylmer
Norman Scace ... Judge
Alan Hockey ... Blacker
Sarah Golding ... Hazel
Zara Jaber ... Nurse
Desmond Cullum-Jones ... Police Constable
Nicholas Evans ... Arnold Aylmer

Season 1, Episode 8: The Actor and the Alibi

14 November 1974
The search for a runaway girl leads Father Brown and his friend Flambeau to a struggling theatre company, replete with backstage gossip, ambitious actors, tempermental divas, mysterious visitors, and murder.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
Dennis Burgess ... Flambeau
Rachel Gurney ... Margaret Mandeville
John Stratton ... Mundon Mandeville
David Savile ... Norman Knight
Richard Warner ... Det. Supt. Forbush
Oliver Maguire ... Ashton Jarvis
Michael Hall ... Ralph Randall
John Crocker ... George
Rita Giovannini ... Irene Maroni
Sheila Keith ... Mrs. Sands
Roberta Tovey ... Doris Jennings
John Levitt ... Aubrey Vernon
Julia Sutton ... Miss Talbot
Ellen Sheean ... Lady Marden
Frederick Radley ... Sam
Wally Thomas ... Police Sergeant

Season 1, Episode 9: The Quick One

21 November 1974
A hotel bar with an exotic, Far East décor provides the ironic setting for the murder of John Raggley, a village curmudgeon who rails against immigrants. Only Father Brown can deduce the truth in the drink that became Raggley's last.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
Dennis Burgess ... Flambeau

Bernard Lee ... John Raggley
Penelope Horner ... Edith Raggley

Christopher Benjamin ... Jukes
Frederick Treves ... Rev. David Pryce-Jones
Brian Hawksley ... Insp. Greenwood
Maxwell Shaw ... Ashley
Charlotte Mitchell ... Miss Paravant
Paul Williamson ... Frank Vance
Anthony Langdon ... Leeds
Mary Ann Severne ... Beatrice
Geoffrey Russell ... Wills
William Dysart ... James Grant
Tariq Yunus ... Akbar
Alexander John ... Hotel Constable
Robert Walker ... Station Constable

Season 1, Episode 10: The Man with Two Beards

28 November 1974
After a rash of robberies, the evidence implicates a gentle beekeeper as the notorious jewel thief whom the press has dubbed Michael Moonshine. Father Brown keeps faith in his friend, however, and unmasks the real murderer.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
Bill Maynard ... Carver
Anthony Allen ... John Banks
Megs Jenkins ... Mrs. Banks
David Lodge ... Mr. Banks

Fabia Drake ... Lady Pulman
Peter Graves ... Sir Leopold Pulman
Freda Dowie ... Opal Banks
Larry Noble ... Michael Smith
Brian Croucher ... Daniel Devine
Eric Longworth ... Barnard
Alan Gerrard ... Grocer

Season 1, Episode 11: The Head of Caesar

5 December 1974
Father Brown and Flambeau come to the aid of Christabel Carstairs, the daughter of a famous coin collector, when she is shadowed by a mysterious figure dressed in a disguise and bent on blackmail.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
Dennis Burgess ... Hercule Flambeau
Rosalind Ayres ... Christabel
John Normington ... Arthur
Elsie Randolph ... Miss Oliphant
Brian Anthony ... Philip

Christian Rodska ... Giles
Graham Leaman ... Colonel Carstairs
Robin Meredith ... Mr. Truslove
John Rutland ... Max
Michelle Newell ... Madge
Betty Alberge ... Mrs. Gow
Stephen Marsh ... Hector
Lala Lloyd ... Fisher

Season 1, Episode 12: The Arrow of Heaven

12 December 1974
When wealthy collector Brander Merton buys a Coptic chalice, he doesn't intend to meet the same fate as the relic's two previous owners. But after an arrow strikes him dead, Father Brown must expose the cup's supposed curse.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown
Angela Douglas ... Petra Merton
John Phillips ... Brander Merton
Mike Pratt ... Col. Hector Merton
David Healy ... Norman Drage
George Roubicek ... John Wilton
Richard Hurndall ... Father Superior
Julian Somers ... Bernard Blake
Antony Scott ... Harris
Eric Dodson ... Auctioneer
Christopher Crooks ... 1st Guard
Mike Lewin ... 2nd Guard

Season 1, Episode 13: The Secret Garden

19 December 1974
A decapitated man is found in a garden, and an eccentric American millionaire is suspected when he disappears. But then his severed head is discovered.

Kenneth More ... Father Brown

Ferdy Mayne ... Aristide Valentin
Peter Dyneley ... Julius K. Brayne

Cyril Luckham ... Lord Galloway
Joan Benham ... Lady Galloway
Eileen Waugh ... Lady Margaret Graham

Charles Dance ... Commandant Neil O'Brien
Rosemarie Dunham ... Duchess of Mont St. Michel
Rowland Davies ... Dr. Bernard Simon
Stefan Gryff ... Beaumont
Athol Coats ... Ivan

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