Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village.
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...  Father Brown 70 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Mrs McCarthy 70 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Sgt Goodfellow / ... 52 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Lady Felicia 45 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Sid Carter 45 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Inspector Mallory 35 episodes, 2016-2018
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Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village.

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Mark Williams glasses reflect purple in direct light. That indicates they have a UV filter. See more »

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In one of the episodes a revolver is shown with one empty chamber to demonstrate that one shot was fired. However the casing should still have been there since revolvers do not eject them. See more »

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Remake of Father Brown (1974) See more »

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Good afternoon viewing
1 February 2013 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed watching this BBC adaptation of GK Chestertons, Father Brown stories. It was really perfect viewing for a winters afternoon. Having read all the stories I realise that some people will not be happy with the way this adaptation has been made. In particular Mark Williams as Father Brown was far from the physical image Chesterton created in the stories. I for one don't think this matters as Williams gives an excellent performance in my opinion. The setting is perfect postcard England. There is a few plot holes in the episodes if you compare them to the stories, but I hope this series will attract more people to read the stories. As a lover of the English crime drama I for one hope that they make another series, there is still plenty of stories to adapt after all.


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