Father Brown Stories

Andrew Sachs stars as G K Chesterton's famous clerical sleuth whose mysteries are unravelled by the priest's uncanny insights and his With his "beaming but breathless geniality".

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0101The Blue Cross1984120220051024 (BBC7)
20051025 (BBC7)
20060803 (BBC7)
20060804 (BBC7)
20110131 (BBC7)
20110201 (BBC7)
20120227 (BBC7)
20120228 (BBC7)
20130509 (BBC7)
20130510 (BBC7)

Master of disguise Flambeau is on the run from the police. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

Master of disguise Flambeau is on the run from the police. Andrew Sachs stars.

Master of disguise Flambeau is on the run from the police. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

Master of disguise, Flambeau is on the run from the police.

Andrew Sachs stars.

Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

The master of disguise, Flambeau is on the run from the police.

0102The Queer Feet1984120920110201 (BBC7)
20110202 (BBC7)
20120228 (BBC7)
20120229 (BBC7)
20130510 (BBC7)
20130511 (BBC7)

Death and theft in a small hotel, and confusion over waiters. Andrew Sachs stars.

Death and theft in a small hotel, and confusion over waiters. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

Death and theft in a small hotel - and confusion over waiters.

Andrew Sachs stars.

Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

0103The Eye Of Apollo1984121620110202 (BBC7)
20110203 (BBC7)
20120229 (BBC7)
20120301 (BBC7)
20130513 (BBC7)
20130514 (BBC7)

A villain turns sleuth, and Inspector Bagshaw is baffled. Andrew Sachs stars.

A villain turns sleuth, and a new religion. Inspector Bagshaw is baffled. Andrew Sachs stars as the humble clerical sleuth.

A villain turns sleuth.

A new religion - and Inspector Bagshaw is baffled.

Andrew Sachs stars as the humble clerical sleuth.

0104The Invisible Man1985010620110203 (BBC7)
20110204 (BBC7)
20120301 (BBC7)
20120302 (BBC7)
20130514 (BBC7)
20130515 (BBC7)

A murder for Christmas, but the body goes missing. Andrew Sachs as the clerical sleuth.

A murder for Christmas, but the body goes missing. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

A murder for Christmas, but the body goes missing. Andrew Sachs stars.

A murder for Christmas, but the body goes missing.

Andrew Sachs stars.

A villain turns sleuth.

A new religion - and Inspector Bagshaw is baffled.

Andrew Sachs stars as the humble clerical sleuth.

0105The Honour Of Israel Gow1985011320110204 (BBC7)
20110205 (BBC7)
20120302 (BBC7)
20120303 (BBC7)
20130515 (BBC7)
20130516 (BBC7)

The death of a nobleman, and a question of honour. Andrew Sachs stars.

The death of a nobleman, and a question of honour. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

The death of a nobleman - and a question of honour.

Andrew Sachs stars.

Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

0106The Hammer Of God1985012020110207 (BBC7)
20110208 (BBC7)
20120305 (BBC7)
20120306 (BBC7)
20130516 (BBC7)
20130517 (BBC7)

Retribution from above is not always divine. Can the clerical sleuth uncover the evil in the heart of good? Stars Andrew Sachs.

Retribution from above - can the clerical sleuth uncover the evil in the heart of good?

0107 LASTThe Sins Of Prince Saradine1985012720110208 (BBC7)
20110209 (BBC7)
20120306 (BBC7)
20120307 (BBC7)
20130517 (BBC7)
20130518 (BBC7)

Eloping noblemen and blood feuds, but will revenge find the right mark?

Eloping noblemen and blood feuds, but will revenge find the right mark? Andrew Sachs stars as the humble clerical sleuth.

0201The Perishing Of The Pendragons1986100520040210 (BBC7)
20051026 (BBC7)
20051027 (BBC7)
20060807 (BBC7)
20060808 (BBC7)
20071015 (BBC7)
20071016 (BBC7)
20090406 (BBC7)
20090407 (BBC7)
20090411 (BBC7)
20090412 (BBC7)
20100604 (BBC7)
20100605 (BBC7)
20110209 (BBC7)
20110210 (BBC7)
20120307 (BBC7)
20120308 (BBC7)
20131125 (BBC7)
20131126 (BBC7)

Mystery afloat as a Cornish family's curse starts to unravel. Starring Andrew Sachs.

Mystery afloat as a Cornish family's curse starts to unravel. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's clerical sleuth.

Mystery afloat as a Cornish family's curse starts to unravel.

0202The Arrow Of Heaven1986101220040217 (BBC7)
20051027 (BBC7)
20051028 (BBC7)
20060808 (BBC7)
20060809 (BBC7)
20071016 (BBC7)
20071017 (BBC7)
20090407 (BBC7)
20090408 (BBC7)
20090411 (BBC7)
20090412 (BBC7)
20100607 (BBC7)
20100608 (BBC7)
20110210 (BBC7)
20110211 (BBC7)
20120308 (BBC7)
20120309 (BBC7)
20131126 (BBC7)
20131127 (BBC7)

A trip to New York leads to a murky trail of blackmail and murder.

A trip to New York leads to a murky trail of blackmail and murder. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's clerical sleuth.

A trip to New York leads to a murky trail of blackmail and murder. Stars Andrew Sachs.

0203The Mistake Of The Machine1986101920040224 (BBC7)
20051028 (BBC7)
20051029 (BBC7)
20060809 (BBC7)
20060810 (BBC7)
20071017 (BBC7)
20071018 (BBC7)
20090408 (BBC7)
20090409 (BBC7)
20090411 (BBC7)
20090412 (BBC7)
20100608 (BBC7)
20100609 (BBC7)
20110211 (BBC7)
20110212 (BBC7)
20120309 (BBC7)
20120310 (BBC7)
20131127 (BBC7)
20131128 (BBC7)

A suspect is locked away, but has the prison governor got the right man?

A suspect is locked away, but has the prison governor got the right man? Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's clerical sleuth.

A suspect is locked away, but has a prison governor got the right man?

Does a machine ever lie and does a tramp ever eat caviar? More things for Father Brown to unravel.

Father Brown goes to visit his friend the Chaplain who is working in an American prison, while an escaped convict is on the loose.,.

A suspect is locked away, but has the prison governor got the right man? With Andrew Sachs

0204The Curse Of The Golden Cross1986102620040302 (BBC7)
20051031 (BBC7)
20051101 (BBC7)
20060810 (BBC7)
20060811 (BBC7)
20071018 (BBC7)
20071019 (BBC7)
20090409 (BBC7)
20090410 (BBC7)
20090411 (BBC7)
20090412 (BBC7)
20100609 (BBC7)
20100610 (BBC7)
20110214 (BBC7)
20110215 (BBC7)
20120312 (BBC7)
20120313 (BBC7)
20131128 (BBC7)
20131129 (BBC7)

The past and present collide to provide another mystery to solve for the clerical sleuth.

The past and present collide to provide another mystery to solve for GK Chesterton's clerical sleuth. Stars Andrew Sachs.

Passengers on a sea voyage become entangled in a murder mystery.

What do an itinerant gambler, an English lady, a steward, a vicar and a professor have in common? Father Brown finds the answer.

The past and present collide to provide another mystery to solve for GK Chesterton's clerical sleuth.

0205 LASTThe Actor And The Alibi1986110220040309 (BBC7)
20051101 (BBC7)
20051102 (BBC7)
20060811 (BBC7)
20060812 (BBC7)
20071019 (BBC7)
20071020 (BBC7)
20090410 (BBC7)
20090411 (BBC7)
20090412 (BBC7)
20100610 (BBC7)
20100611 (BBC7)
20110215 (BBC7)
20110216 (BBC7)
20120313 (BBC7)
20120314 (BBC7)
20131129 (BBC7)
20131130 (BBC7)

The clerical sleuth hopes that the farce is with him in solving a theatre-land mystery.

When a murder is committed in a theatre, most of the actors are on stage.

Father Brown assists Mr Mandeville, the proprietor of a theatre, who's worried about a sobbing actress.

A murder is committed in a theatre, yet most of the actors are on stage.

GK Chesterton's clerical sleuth hopes that the farce is with him in solving a theatre-land mystery. Stars Andrew Sachs.

02SPECIALThe Absence Of Mr Glass1987112920040203 (BBC7)
20051025 (BBC7)
20051026 (BBC7)
20060804 (BBC7)
20060805 (BBC7)
20080714 (BBC7)
20080715 (BBC7)
20100611 (BBC7)
20100612 (BBC7)
20110216 (BBC7)
20110217 (BBC7)
20110219 (BBC7)

The unusual behaviour of a young man sparks concern in a seaside town.

Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's clerical sleuth.

Andrew Sachs stars.

A sword with blood on it, a young man bound and gagged, a missing dandy and Father Brown and Flambeau trying to find Mr Glass.