Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)
"Cadfael" (original title)

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A Crusader-turned-Monk uses his botanical knowledge to solve mysteries in the old Norman England town of Shrewsbury.

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 Brother Cadfael (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Michael Culver ...
 Prior Robert (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Brother Jerome (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Terrence Hardiman ...
 Abbot Radulfus (10 episodes, 1994-1998)
Mark Charnock ...
 Brother Oswin (9 episodes, 1994-1997)
Albie Woodington ...
 Sergeant Warden (8 episodes, 1994-1997)
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At and around the Shewsberry abbey, Brother Cadfael is a monk with a difference. Given a choice, he would enjoy just being a simple gardener and herbalist for his home. However too often, events force him to use his other talent as a master sleuth in response to mysterious crimes happening in his community. While he investigates these crimes, he often finds himself at odds with the contemporary attitudes of the times with his own ahead of his time beliefs. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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A riveting mystery and a fascinating glimpse into a medieval world.

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Brother Oswin, the novice and Cadfael's apprentice, has a much larger role in the television series than in the books. In the books he does not appear until the middle of the series. He largely takes the place of Brother Mark, who left the Abbey to run the leper house at St. Giles. Mark can be seen in "The Leper of St. Giles". In "The Virgin in The Ice" Brother Elyas was the brother accused of the rape and murder of Sister Hilaria, not Oswin. See more »

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I love Cadfeal
10 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It was certainly one of the more original mysteries to come to television. I love Jacobi, he's probably one of my favorite actors. I must say my favorite sheriff was Sean Pertwee. Jon Pertwee's son (of Dr. Who fame). I have to agree with Br. Jerome being one you would love to just kick. I think the actor does a bang up job doing so. Are there any more in the series? I would think so, I've only read a handful of the stories. I probably learned more about plants watching this than I ever did on my own. The actor who played the Sargeant, I've seen him before...oh yes, Hitchhiker's Guide I think. So as not to stray too much off topic, I'd actually give Cadfeal a 10/10. I love the program and plan on getting it on DVD.

Well that's my 2 cents.


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