Father Brown (2013– )

The Devil's Dust (22 Jan. 2013)

TV Episode   |  TV-PG   |    |  Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A radioactive girl is missing and only Father Brown can find the responsible for her disappearance.


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28 February 2021 | Prismark10
| The Devil's Dust
This is another example of how spiteful Mrs McCarthy could be in the first season of Father Brown.

She accuses 14 year old Ruth Bennett in effect of being a leper who needs to be cast out of Kembleford.

Ruth has a skin condition and her father works for the Atomic Commission. The villagers believe that her condition has been caused by radiation.

Soon Ruth has gone missing and the doctor treating her comes under suspicion when some letters from Ruth are found.

There is a lot here that mirrors the paranoia of the Atomic age. It is a far from simple case for Father Brown.

His search for Ruth brings him into contact with Douglas Taylor a black family friend who does a lot of jobs for the Bennet family. He too has a skin condition and was someone once close to Ruth's mother.

An episode where Father Brown refuses to stand for Mrs McCarthy's nonsense.

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22 January 2013



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