Father Brown returns to save Lady Felicia and Mrs McCarthy…
Sheridan Smith plays single mum Sam who’s struggling on a zero-hours contract as a cleaner at a stock-trading firm in London. In this six-part drama, Sam has a gambling addiction and is battling her ex Dave (Matthew McNulty), who wants custody of their kids. But when Sam gains access to illicit insider info she decides to use it to play the stock market. But it’s a risky business...
There’s mayhem in the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford, as Father Brown returns with brand-new cases.
His first story on Monday kicks off in dramatic fashion when wealthy opera legend Dame Bianca Norman is relieved of her jewels and then killed when the train she’s on is plunged into darkness. This series opener also sees the surprise reappearance of Lady Felicia (Nancy Carroll) from Rhodesia.
The train robbery then takes another worrying turn when Lady Felicia and Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) end up being taken hostage by the violent thieves. Father Brown rushes to help. But can he find them before it’s too late?
The new series also sees him deal with a troupe of actors trying to start a revolution, a haunted-house story, and a dark time for Sergeant Goodfellow (John Burton).
But Mark Williams, who plays the Catholic priest turned sleuth, says he loves scenes involving chases, standoffs and danger!
‘We get to be a bit juvenile, have guns and jump off things,’ he laughs. ‘I enjoy the physical side of acting. And hopefully the series just keeps
Battle of the exes… Matthew and SamDirty cash… Cleaner Sam takesa huge gamble
To the rescue…Father Brown
Hostage victims… Lady Felicia, left, and Mrs McCarthy