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Release Date:
12 January 1995 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A riveting mystery and a fascinating glimpse into a medieval world.
Plot:
A Crusader-turned-Monk uses his botanical knowledge to solve mysteries in the old Norman England town of Shrewsbury. Full summary »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 16)

Derek Jacobi ... Brother Cadfael (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Michael Culver ... Prior Robert (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Julian Firth ... 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 (7 episodes, 1994-1997)
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Series Directed by
Graham Theakston (4 episodes, 1994)
Ken Grieve (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Richard Stroud (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Herbert Wise (2 episodes, 1996-1997)

Sebastian Graham Jones (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Edith Pargeter (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Russell Lewis (5 episodes, 1994-1997)
Christopher Russell (4 episodes, 1996-1998)

Series Produced by
Stephen Smallwood .... producer (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Neville C. Thompson .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Ted Childs .... executive producer (10 episodes, 1994-1997)
Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1998)
Rob Pursey .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Original Music by
Colin Towns (10 episodes, 1994-1998)
 
Series Cinematography by
Nyika Jancsó (4 episodes, 1994)
Derek Suter (3 episodes, 1995-1997)
Tony Miller (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Walter McGill (3 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jamie McCoan (4 episodes, 1995-1998)
Alan Jones (2 episodes, 1994)
Laurence Méry-Clark (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Casting by
Anne Henderson (6 episodes, 1995-1998)
Doreen Jones (4 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Production Design by
Brian Ackland-Snow (4 episodes, 1994)
Austen Spriggs (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
József Romvári (3 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Art Direction by
Andrew Ackland-Snow (4 episodes, 1994)
Jonathan Lee (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Malcolm Stone (3 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Richard Roberts (3 episodes, 1998)
István Tóth (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Simon Wakefield (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Chantal Giuliani (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Costume Design by
Maria Hruby (10 episodes, 1994-1998)
 
Series Makeup Department
Karen Z.M. Turner .... hair supervisor / makeup supervisor / ... (10 episodes, 1994-1998)
Lisa Pickering .... makeup artist / makeup assistant (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Anna Tesner .... makeup artist: extras (3 episodes, 1994)
Nóra Koltai .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1998)
Catherine Wilkins .... make-up assistant / makeup artist (3 episodes, 1998)
Pebbles .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1994)

Katalin Jakots .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Gabriella Németh .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Shelley Powell .... post-production supervisor (10 episodes, 1994-1998)
Tamás Guba .... unit manager (6 episodes, 1995-1998)
Maria Ungor .... production manager / production manager: TMA (6 episodes, 1995-1998)
László Tímár .... production manager (4 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terry Bamber .... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1995-1998)
David Pearson .... third assistant director (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Gergely Fülöp .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1997)
David Cain .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1998)
Mitch Skinner .... third assistant director (3 episodes, 1998)
Gábor Gajdos .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1994)
Zsuzsa Gurban .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1994)
Rita Nagy .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Laszlo Sefel .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Bill Thompson .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Art Department
Béla Péterdi .... construction manager (10 episodes, 1994-1998)
József Kiss .... construction coordinator (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Peter Gartner .... property master (4 episodes, 1994)
Mihály Marton .... standy props (4 episodes, 1994)
István Tóth .... set dresser (4 episodes, 1994)
Gabor Toth .... swing (3 episodes, 1997)
Susie Jones .... assistant art director (3 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Sound Department
Iain Eyre .... assistant sound editor (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Stefan Henrix .... dialogue & adr editor / dialogue editor / ... (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
John Pitt .... sound mixer (12 episodes, 1994-1998)
Ross Adams .... digital sound editor (6 episodes, 1994-1997)
Brian Saunders .... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 1994-1996)
Mike Dowson .... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 1995-1997)
Richard Fettes .... effects editor / digital sound editor (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Aad Wirtz .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1998)

Peter Seres .... cable person (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
László Pintér .... pyrotechnician (7 episodes, 1994-1996)
Ferenc Ormos .... special effects supervisor (4 episodes, 1994)

Kati Tomola .... special effects makeup (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Péter Katona .... stunts (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Béla Unger .... stunt coordinator (10 episodes, 1994-1997)
Ferenc Novinecz .... stunts (6 episodes, 1994-1996)
László Imre .... stunts (6 episodes, 1997-1998)
Tivadar Mike .... utility stunts (4 episodes, 1994)
Laszlo 'Sancho' Mecseki .... stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 1998)
Sandor Bertalan .... stunts (2 episodes, 1998)

Sándor Boros .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Levente Lezsák .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Keith Hlady .... camera operator (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Rudolf Takács .... gaffer (4 episodes, 1994)
Julian Doyle .... camera: second unit (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Casting Department
Marianne Elliott .... casting assistant (4 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gabor Szabo .... costumer (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
József Lender .... dresser (8 episodes, 1994-1998)
Michael Price .... wardrobe supervisor / assistant costume designer (6 episodes, 1994-1996)
Zsoka Hoka .... wardrobe mistress (5 episodes, 1995-1998)
Sarah Touaibi .... assistant costume designer (3 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Editorial Department
Paul Newson .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 1994-1998)
Adrian Hauser .... telecine colorist (2 episodes, 1994)
Joe Illing .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1994)
Alan Jones .... supervising editor (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Music Department
Steve Parr .... music mixer / music recordist (3 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Other crew
Katalin Baranyi .... interpreter (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Béla Vaszary .... set doctor (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Lesley Broderick .... production accountant (10 episodes, 1994-1998)
Susie Jones .... script supervisor (10 episodes, 1994-1997)
Terry Bamber .... unit location manager (4 episodes, 1994)
Gina Cronk .... script editor (4 episodes, 1994)
Deirdre Doorley .... production coordinator / contact: London (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
Gyorgy Kuntner .... location manager (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
Paula Byrden .... contact: London (3 episodes, 1998)
Julia Ouston .... script editor (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Liz Watkins .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1995-1996)
Ceri Evans .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1998)

Krisztian Kertai .... interpreter (unknown episodes)
Peter Seres .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Sarah Teboul .... post-production accountant (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Cadfael" - UK (original title)
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Runtime:
75 min (13 episodes)
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In the series, Jerome is portrayed as being much younger than Cadfael. Cadfael's age is around 70 and Jerome appears to be in his mid-thirties. In the book "The Devil's Novice" it is stated that Jerome was 20 years younger than Cadfael. It also stated that Cadfael was 60, meaning Jerome was 40. Also, Jerome comes off as naive concerning the ways of the world. In reality, he was quite knowledgeable about the world beyond the Abbey which was what actually set he and Cadfael against one another so often.See more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Wonderful series, 30 August 2007
Author: laura1-07 from United Kingdom

I love Cadfael and would give it 10/10 except for a couple of things. The episodes were too short to do the books justice and consequently the stories lacked the historical content that made the books so unique (i.e. they were both murder mysteries and historical novels) and the Welsh connection was lost because Derek Jacobi (wonderful though he is) does not seem to portray Cadfael as Welsh. It also loses out not being shot in England (for financial reasons I believe) unlike Robin of Sherwood a few years earlier. The countryside is so obviously unlike England it distracts a little. But other than these few gripes it was wonderful filled with fantastic actors, such as shame more could not have been made. It was also a shame that 3 actors had to be used to portray Hugh. One final comment an earlier reviewer trying to fill in the historical facts said that Empress Maud was the daughter of William II, she was in fact the daughter of Henry I. I'll forgive him though because I know Americans are not that good on English history!! (just joking!)

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