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The Eagle and the Daw

Season 5, Episode 6

Father Brown visits a women's prison to hear confession from Katharine, a woman waiting to be hanged for the murder of her husband. Under the seal of the confessional she tells him that she's arranged the death of her former lover, Raymond. Was that terribly naughty of her? Father Brown visits Raymond only to be startled by a gunshot - revealed to be Raymond scaring away an eagle. Raymond is packing up to leave Kembleford and entrusts Father Brown with a revolver inside a wooden box. His feelings of shame about Katharine give him dark thoughts and he doesn't trust himself with it. Father Brown crosses paths with Inspector Mallory, on his way to investigate the gunshot, who observes the gun box. When the Inspector finds Raymond's body with a bullet wound to the head, he only has one suspect in mind...

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The Demise of the Debutante

Father Brown uncovers secrets, hypocrisy and murder at a finishing school for young ladies. Much to the disapproval of Mrs McCarthy, Father Brown attempts to support newly-single mother Nell Winford - but is unable to find her anywhere to stay.

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The Darkest Noon

The unexplained death of an unidentified man in St Mary's graveyard calls for investigation, but both Father Brown and Inspector Mallory have disappeared without a trace.

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The Sacrifice of Tantalus

When Mallory's pursuit of a fugitive ends in disaster, a familiar face returns to hunt the culprit. Alan Tylett, suspected of killing a police officer, is seen near Kembleford - and Inspector Mallory is determined to catch him no matter the risk. After Sergeant Goodfellow is shot, Mallory reluctantly asks for the help of Father Brown. With Mallory in hospital, Divisional Chief Superintendent Len Blaisen takes charge - whilst his son Constable Colin Blaisen is more interested in seeing his fiancee Alice Bonham, who also happens to be Goodfellow's nurse.

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The House of God

Suspicions are aroused when the holiest house in Kembleford is linked to the death of a wanton woman. Mrs McCarthy is spending a lot of time with charming and devout Patrick O'Leary and is thrilled when Patrick's niece Maria Harley invites her to dinner. But Patrick's maid Francesa Chase and her son George are not happy with their new guest. Bunty delights in encouraging Mrs McCarthy's new relationship. Meanwhile the unpredictable Angelica Evans has a secret that she will no longer keep, but dies in the church before she can tell all.

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The Blood of Anarchists

Tensions rise to deadly levels when a performance troupe of anarchists arrive in Kembleford. An anarchist troupe are performing at Clegg Farm intent on starting a revolution. Mrs McCarthy is not impressed, but Bunty is inspired. Off-stage the suspicions of Farmer David Clegg are aroused by the relationship between his wife Sally and enigmatic performer Titan Stark. When the troupe's writer is found dead in a locked outhouse Father Brown is not convinced that suicide is the cause.

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