The BEST Episodes of Father Brown (2013)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 13, 2019
Network: BBC One
Based on the stories by G. K. Chesterton, this period drama features Mark Williams as the eponymous crime solving Roman Catholic priest.
#1 - The Two Deaths of Hercule Flambeau
Season 6 - Episode 10
Following reports of Flambeau's death, Father Brown races to protect a crown that contains a nail from the crucifixion of Christ.
#2 - The Penitent Man
Season 5 - Episode 15
Father Brown suspects an ulterior motive is at play when his old adversary Flambeau is incarcerated for murder.
#3 - The Sins of Others
Season 5 - Episode 11
Father Brown struggles to save Sid from himself when he vows vengeance on his former defence barrister.
#4 - The Tanganyika Green
Season 5 - Episode 13
Father Brown investigates the murder of a Colonial Postal Service officer when the fair comes to Kembleford.
#5 - The Star of Jacob
Season 5 - Episode 1
A mysterious stranger, a missing donkey, an outbreak of laryngitis in the church choir and a kidnapped baby threaten to spoil Kembleford's Christmas festivities.
#6 - The Theatre of the Invisible
Season 5 - Episode 12
When radio quiz Up To You comes to Kembleford, Father Brown suspects that one of the cast are responsible for their landlady’s murder.
#7 - The Owl of Minerva
Season 3 - Episode 15
A fugitive takes sanctuary in St Mary's and asks for help. Father Brown is stunned to realise that the man in the confessional is Inspector Sullivan... and he's wanted for murder.
#8 - The Daughters of Jerusalem
Season 2 - Episode 6
Father Brown invesitigates after a member of Kembleford’s WI dies in mysterious circumstances but as he is immobilised with a broken leg, he has to try and crack the case armed with only a telescope and his trusted deputies.
#9 - The Eagle and the Daw
Season 5 - Episode 6
When an old foe tells him that she has arranged the death of her former lover, Father Brown soon finds himself blamed for the murder.
#10 - The Mask of the Demon
Season 4 - Episode 1
When the production of Demon Brides comes to Kembleford and the director of the film is murdered, Father Brown investigates.
#11 - The Honourable Thief
Season 7 - Episode 10
When Lady Felicia's home comes under threat, Father Brown is forced to seek help from an unlikely ally. Last in the series.
#12 - The Tree of Truth
Season 6 - Episode 1
A skeleton from a seven year old murder case is found buried in the woods and doubts are cast on the conviction of the confessed killer.
#13 - The Kembleford Dragon
Season 6 - Episode 3
Father Brown must stop a much-loved institution from going off the rails when the local stationmaster is murdered.
#14 - The Labyrinth of the Minotaur
Season 5 - Episode 2
Father Brown is asked to look after Lady Felicia's wayward niece Bunty, who soon finds herself suspected of murder.
#15 - The Great Train Robbery
Season 7 - Episode 1
Lady Felicia and Mrs McCarthy are taken hostage when a midnight train robbery goes awry.
#16 - The Last Man
Season 3 - Episode 5
After Kembleford's new cricket captain is framed for murder, Father Brown has to try and prove his innocence.
#17 - The Jackdaw's Revenge
Season 6 - Episode 2
Father Brown struggles to protect those closest to him when an old foe is unexpectedly released from prison.
#18 - The Rod of Asclepius
Season 4 - Episode 6
Lady Felicia winds up in hospital after some reckless driving.
#19 - The Cat of Mastigatus
Season 6 - Episode 8
Father Brown investigates when a girl is found left for dead at a boys' school fete.
#20 - The Sacrifice of Tantalus
Season 7 - Episode 6
When Mallory's pursuit of a fugitive ends in disaster, a familiar face returns to hunt the culprit.
#21 - The Face of the Enemy
Season 6 - Episode 5
Father Brown spies trouble when Lady Felicia returns to Kembleford.
#22 - The Smallest of Things
Season 5 - Episode 7
Past and present collide when Father Brown investigates the macabre world of dollhouse crime scenes.
#23 - The Mysteries of the Rosary
Season 2 - Episode 5
After Hilary Ambrose returns home from posting a parcel to Father Brown, he’s shocked to discover that his home has been ransacked. An intruder jumps out and holds a chloroformed handkerchief over his face and everything goes blank.
#24 - The Fire in the Sky
Season 5 - Episode 14
Father Brown’s divine inspiration is called upon when Kembleford comes under threat of an alien invasion.
#25 - The Shadow of the Scaffold
Season 2 - Episode 4
Father Brown hears a confession from convicted killer Violet Fernsley. Prison Officer Charlie Denham the breaks the news that her appeal has been refused.