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Father Brown: The Hammer of God (S1EP1 ITV Thurs 26 Sep 1974, with Alun Armstrong)



The Hammer of God: A retired colonel, who has been having an adulterous affair, is found dead, his head caved in, with the blacksmith’s hammer left nearby. The police have several suspects, but can Father Brown, a visiting priest with a fondness for puzzles, solve the mystery?

guest cast
Kenneth More as Father Brown
Graham Crowden as Colonel James Bohun
William Russell as Reverend Wilfred Bohun
Geraldine Moffat as Elizabeth Barnes
John Forgeham as Simeon Barnes
Alun Armstrong as Joe
Robert James as Doctor Wynn
Roger Hume as Inspector Palmer
Anna Steele as Mrs. James Bohun
Peter Hawkins as Gibbs
Harry Walker as Mallory
Anna Wing as Mrs. Deveraux
Frederick Hall as Landlord

Director: Robert Tronson
Writer: Hugh Leonard

Airdate: Thursday 26 September 1974

Season 1, Episode 1

Series: Father Brown