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Father Brown (MARK WILLIAMS), Mrs McCarthy (SORCHA CUSACK), Sid (ALEX PRICE) in season 9 of Father Brown

After a VERY lengthy wait between seasons 8 and 9 of Father Brown (due to the pandemic), we’ve got some nice information about season 10. It is coming again – and assuming the world does not fall to items once more, the look forward to season 10 must be significantly shorter. 

In case you have been residing underneath a rock for the final 9 or so years (otherwise you’re model new to the world of British TV), Father Brown is a type of beautiful, cozy village mysteries during which a Roman Cathollic priest solves crimes in and round his village.

It is set within the fictional village of Kembleford in Nineteen Fifties England – a troubled however cautiously optimistic time during which WW2 is over, however rebuilding continues to be taking place. Many issues are nonetheless rationed, homosexuality and abortion are unlawful, and the demise penalty stays in impact. It is a time when most individuals nonetheless recognized with a faith, and church was a key a part of village life.

Mark Williams stars as Father Brown, and the collection relies on GK Chesterton’s quick tales.

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Sure! Actor John Burton (aka Sgt Goodfellow in Father Brown) tweeted yesterday to announce that season 10 of Father Brown will start filming on Might sixteenth. You possibly can see his tweet beneath:

Father Brown (MARK WILLIAMS), Mrs McCarthy (SORCHA CUSACK), Bunty (EMER KENNY), Inspector Mallory (JACK DEAM), Sgt Goodfellow (JOHN BURTON) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: Gary Moyes

Provided that they’ve solely simply begun filming, it is nonetheless too quickly for any agency particulars – although we are able to count on to see season 10 of Father Brown on BBC One sooner or later sooner or later. With filming going down within the spring and summer season, it appears probably the brand new episodes will seem on our screens someday within the winter of 2022/23.

Within the US, it is a pretty secure wager that season 10 of Father Brown will air on BritBox like all the opposite latest seasons – however after all, it is nonetheless too quickly for official affirmation or a date.

That is not the one excellent news – the Father Brown spin-off, Sister Boniface Mysteries, shall be returning for a second season. Like Father Brown‘s upcoming season, season 2 of Sister Boniface Mysteries can be too far off to have a agency date. 

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An earlier season of Father Brown

Should you’ve already plowed by way of season 9 of Father Brown and you’ve got re-watched the collection extra instances than you may depend, take into account trying out the unique Father Brown mysteries by GK Chesterton. 

Like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tales, Chesterton printed some works earlier than and after the present public area cutoff date. Although a lot of the collections you will discover have solely these that are now not copyright-protected, you will get a whole model of all 53 short stories HERE

It is also value noting that the Father Brown mysteries had been written over a few years and set in quite a lot of areas, whereas the TV collection is sort of firmly set within the Cotswolds through the Nineteen Fifties. Father Brown himself can be a bit completely different within the tales – not fairly as lovable, however extra appreciated by the native police. It is fascinating to see the variations.

There’s additionally an older model of the tv collection, which you’ll watch HERE on BritBox. Filmed within the Seventies, it stars Kenneth Extra as Father Brown and Dennis Burgess as Hercule Flambeau. The sooner collection is far more carefully associated to the books.

Whereas scenes for the favored collection have been filmed in quite a lot of Cotswold villages and cities, Blockley serves as the primary location. The church of Saints Peter and Paul turns into the fictional St Mary’s Roman Catholic church within the TV collection. 

Should you’re curious in regards to the space, you may take a digital stroll by way of the village of Blockley within the Google StreetView window beneath. It might not be a big village, nevertheless it’s definitely a stunning one. 


As filming will get underway, we are able to count on extra information and pictures to floor. We’ll replace this after we know extra about what’s taking place in season 10, who’s returning for the brand new season, and anything the solid and crew would possibly supply up round social media.