Tag Archives: G. K. Chesterton

Father Brown: The Invisible Man

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This is another favourite from The Innocence of Father Brown (1911); a story which established a classic ‘locked room’ trick, variations of which can still be seen to this day. The set-up is rather Sherlockian. The hero of the piece, … Continue reading

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Father Brown: The Absence of Mr Glass

I continue my appreciation of G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown with a story taken from the second volume, The Wisdom of Father Brown, originally published in 1914. I was inspired to include this one by Mack’s comments on my review of The … Continue reading

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First picture of Mark Williams as Father Brown

[If you have any questions about the new BBC series of Father Brown, ask here…] An article in the Cotswold Journal gives us the first picture I’ve seen of Mark Williams as Father Brown, and also reveals that the crew … Continue reading

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Father Brown: The Blue Cross

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Judging from the popularity of my two previous posts on the BBC’s forthcoming adaptation of  Father Brown, lots of people are already getting interested in G. K. Chesterton’s clergyman-sleuth ahead of the show’s transmission. To encourage people to read the stories, … Continue reading

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More on Father Brown

I blogged a few weeks ago about my sense of impending disappointment about the new Father Brown series with Mark Williams. I did some Googling about the series last night and have some links to share: The Blockley Blower (a fairly Chestertonian name itself) … Continue reading

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Father Brown on TV

I’ve been reading about the forthcoming Father Brown adaptation. See: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/news/a389038/harry-potter-mark-williams-cast-in-bbc-drama-father-brown.html and other news sites. I’m delighted that Father Brown is finally getting a bit of attention. I’ve loved the Chesterton stories since I bought the Wordsworth (are they still … Continue reading

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