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Father Brown 

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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Series cast summary:
Mark Williams ...  Father Brown 80 episodes, 2013-2019
Sorcha Cusack ...  Mrs McCarthy / ... 80 episodes, 2013-2019
John Burton ...  Sergeant Goodfellow 62 episodes, 2014-2019
Nancy Carroll ...  Lady Felicia 47 episodes, 2013-2019
Alex Price ...  Sid Carter 45 episodes, 2013-2018
Jack Deam ...  Inspector Mallory 45 episodes, 2016-2019
Emer Kenny ...  Bunty 34 episodes, 2017-2019
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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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English

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14 January 2013 (UK) See more »

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

Goofs

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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Suspending belief
20 January 2017 | by doubtingthomas-39555See all my reviews

I was sad I couldn't enjoy season 5 as much as previous ones. I don't know if Detective Mallory's performance is supposed to be acted so poorly or if Jack Deam is a lousy actor. He seems to be channeling a parody of a pirate, what with his screwed up eyes and mouth and sneering.

What I find most annoying is the Political Correctness. Two episodes had the theme of lesbianism in the 1950s in Middlle England and it was portrayed as acceptable, which, in real life it wasn't. Were the writers scraping the barrel to come up with this?

The alien episode really was the pits. How could the nurse have drawn the crop circle by herself and set off the fireworks simultaneously? Please can someone explain to ensure what the bright lights in that episode were attributes to? I just didn't get it.


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