Father Brown (2013)

The BEST episodes of Father Brown (2013)

Every episode of Father Brown (2013) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Father Brown (2013)!

Based on the stories by G. K. Chesterton, this period drama features Mark Williams as the eponymous crime-solving Roman Catholic priest.

Last Updated: 12/3/2022Network:BBC One
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The Final Devotion
star
8.05
62 votes

#1 - The Final Devotion

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/7/2022

Father Brown joins forces with Flambeau to search for a lost treasure in a 15th-century castle.

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The Theatre of the Invisible
star
8.04
157 votes

#2 - The Theatre of the Invisible

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/16/2017

When radio quiz Up To You comes to Kembleford, Father Brown suspects that one of the cast are responsible for their landlady’s murder.

Directors: Bob Tomson
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The Penitent Man
star
8.01
161 votes

#3 - The Penitent Man

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/19/2017

Father Brown suspects an ulterior motive is at play when his old adversary Flambeau is incarcerated for murder.

Directors: Paul Gibson
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The Great Train Robbery
star
7.96
170 votes

#4 - The Great Train Robbery

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/7/2019

Lady Felicia and Mrs McCarthy are taken hostage when a midnight train robbery goes awry.

Directors: Paul Gibson
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The Kembleford Dragon
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7.96
151 votes

#5 - The Kembleford Dragon

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/3/2018

Father Brown must stop a much-loved institution from going off the rails when the local stationmaster is murdered.

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The Blue Cross
star
7.94
251 votes

#6 - The Blue Cross

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/25/2013

When his priceless Blue Cross is targeted by the infamous criminal Flambeau, Father Brown takes the initiative to try and save his soul. But is he walking into a trap?

Directors: Ian Barber
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The Prize of Colonel Gerard
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7.94
196 votes

#7 - The Prize of Colonel Gerard

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/15/2014

Father Brown is unconvinced when a recently returned prisoner of war is suspected of the killing of his tyrannical uncle. And it seems that someone will stop at nothing to keep the priest from the truth...

Directors: Ian Barber
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The Wayward Girls
star
7.93
69 votes

#8 - The Wayward Girls

Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/12/2022

Bunty reunites with Father Brown to uncover a dark secret at the local girls' borstal.

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The Two Deaths of Hercule Flambeau
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7.92
129 votes

#9 - The Two Deaths of Hercule Flambeau

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/12/2018

Following reports of Flambeau's death, Father Brown races to protect a crown that contains a nail from the crucifixion of Christ.

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The Laws of Motion
star
7.91
193 votes

#10 - The Laws of Motion

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/17/2014

A day out at a local hill climb track ends with one of the drivers killed in a car crash. When Father Brown will not stop investigating, an infuriated Sullivan resolves to put an end to his meddling for good.

Directors: Paul Gibson
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The Sins of Others
star
7.86
164 votes

#11 - The Sins of Others

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/13/2017

Father Brown struggles to save Sid from himself when he vows vengeance on his former defence barrister.

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The Island of Dreams
star
7.86
78 votes

#12 - The Island of Dreams

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/11/2022

When Father Brown visits Chummy’s holiday camp, it doesn’t take long for someone to die-de-die.

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The Owl of Minerva
star
7.86
160 votes

#13 - The Owl of Minerva

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/23/2015

Father Brown is stunned to learn that Inspector Sullivan is wanted for murder.

Directors: Matt Carter
Writer: Jude Tindall
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The Mysteries of the Rosary
star
7.84
201 votes

#14 - The Mysteries of the Rosary

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/10/2014

The mysterious disappearance of an old friend sends Father Brown and Sid on a quest to find the mythical Lannington Rosary. However can an old adversary, back from the dead, be trusted to help?

Directors: Ian Barber
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The Honourable Thief
star
7.84
167 votes

#15 - The Honourable Thief

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/18/2019

When Lady Felicia's home comes under threat, Father Brown is forced to seek help from an unlikely ally.

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The Daughters of Jerusalem
star
7.83
208 votes

#16 - The Daughters of Jerusalem

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/13/2014

Father Brown finds himself immobilised with a broken leg when a member of Kembleford's WI dies in mysterious circumstances. Can he crack the case armed only with a telescope and the gang to help?

Directors: Matt Carter
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The Flying Stars
star
7.82
352 votes

#17 - The Flying Stars

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/15/2013

Father Brown becomes embroiled with a theatrical family when he discovers that a supposed tragic drowning was actually murder.

Directors: Ian Barber
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The Rod of Asclepius
star
7.81
161 votes

#18 - The Rod of Asclepius

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/11/2016

Lady Felicia winds up in hospital after some reckless driving.

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The Star of Jacob
star
7.80
211 votes

#19 - The Star of Jacob

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/23/2016

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.

Directors: Paul Gibson
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The Children of Kalon
star
7.79
73 votes

#20 - The Children of Kalon

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/6/2022

When a troubled soul from the past returns, Father Brown must investigate the new chapter of the Church of Apollo.

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The New Order
star
7.79
72 votes

#21 - The New Order

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/10/2022

Father Brown finds his position under threat when he clashes with an influential new parishioner.

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The Paradise of Thieves
star
7.78
190 votes

#22 - The Paradise of Thieves

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/21/2015

Father Brown investigates when a dead man is found inside a locked bank vault.

Directors: Diana Patrick
Writer: Rob Kinsman
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The Tower of Lost Souls
star
7.78
108 votes

#23 - The Tower of Lost Souls

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/17/2020

Father Brown joins forces with Chief Inspector Valentine to uncover a dark secret at Helmsley House.

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The Tanganyika Green
star
7.77
156 votes

#24 - The Tanganyika Green

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/17/2017

Father Brown investigates the murder of a Colonial Postal Service officer when the fair comes to Kembleford.

Directors: Simon Gibney
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The Shadow of the Scaffold
star
7.77
202 votes

#25 - The Shadow of the Scaffold

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/9/2014

When convicted killer Violet is given a temporary reprieve from the gallows, she begs Father Brown to prove her innocence. With only three days in hand, can he find the real culprit before it's too late?

Directors: Paul Gibson
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