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Hammer of God

Season 1, Episode 1: Series Premiere

Father Brown attends a tea party for the unveiling of a new church clock tower, presided over by his friend Reverend Bohun. Just after the bells chime for the first time, Bohun's dishonorable brother Norman's body is found behind the church, the back of his head bludgeoned with a hammer. The local blacksmith is immediately suspected, but his wife, who had an affair with Norman, confesses to the crime and is arrested by Inspector Valentine. Father Brown must find the real killer before an innocent woman is hanged.



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The Sins of the Father

The piano-playing son of an aeronautics magnate is murdered.

  • 2016-07-31T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-07-31T16:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-07-31T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-05T05:00:00-07:00
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The Wrath of Baron Samedi

Father Brown encounters a voodoo priest who is intent on winning back the woman he loves -- no matter the cost.

  • 2016-08-07T13:00:30-07:00
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  • 2016-08-07T16:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-07T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-12T05:00:00-07:00
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The Mask of the Demon

A film crew making horror movie 'The Demon Brides' comes to the village, starring Lady Felicia's friend Rex Bishop and two warring leading ladies, Paulette Swain and Bebe Fontaine, the latter being the wife of unpopular director Vivian Wolsey, who is murdered.  Father Brown investigates in the first episode of season four of this popular series.

  • 2016-08-14T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-14T16:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-14T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-19T05:00:00-07:00
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The Brewer's Daughter

Brewery heiress Grace Fitzgerald discovers that the brewery has burned down and her father has been killed. She believes it was arson, and fired employee Owen Brunt the chief suspect. However when a witness claims to have seen Grace enter the brewery, she is charged with murder. Father Brown investigates, but another murder follows before he solves the crimes.

  • 2016-08-21T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-21T16:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-21T22:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-26T05:00:00-07:00
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The Hangman's Demise

Retired hangman Henry Lee is poisoned.  Iris Lightman, mother of his last execution victim, claims her son was innocent, and had told Henry the name of the real murderer, who apparently killed himself afterwards.  Iris is arrested on suspicion of murder, but Father Brown works out not only the real poisoner, but evidence of corruption in high places.

  • 2016-08-28T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-28T16:30:00-07:00
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  • 2016-08-28T22:00:00-07:00
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