A series based on the `Cadfael' novels featuring a monk detective in medieval times.
Premiered: May 29, 1994
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Brothers from Ramsey come to Shrewsbury looking for money to rebuild their monastery, which has been ransacked by rebel soldiers. They claim that a loan of Saint Winifred's Holy Relics, which are housed at Shrewsbury, would be suitable generosity. Cadfael and the Abbot opt to provide the men with a gift of precious gems instead. Then, during a cataclysmic night of violent storms, the Holy Relics disappear. Cadfael is dispatched to recover them and unearths a wrong much greater than he expected. Sir Derek Jacobi stars as Brother Cadfael, a 12th century monk whose worldly past and keen intuition make him a natural sleuth. A PBS Mystery! favorite.
Seen on the PBS Mystery! series, this riveting tale stars Sir Derek Jacobi as Brother Cadfael, the intuitive crime-solving monk of medieval Shrewsbury. Father Ailnoth, the new parish priest, earns the scorn of all his parishioners. After refusing to baptize the illegitimate baby of a local woman, the priest is found dead in the river. With plenty of suspects but a shortage of clues, Cadfael confounds even his good friend Beringar, the Under Sheriff, in revealing just how the priest lost his life.
Sir Derek Jacobi stars as Brother Cadfael, the intuitive crime-solving monk of medieval Shewsbury, in this murderous tale from the popular PBS Mystery! series. Cadfael must investigate the murders of two visiting merchants who upset the festivities in Shrewsbury. Local tradesmen have plenty motive for murder, but Cadfael suspects something more than just greed and jealousy at play. When the true cause of the violence is exposed, Cadfael finds himself at the wrong end of an old friend's sword.
Seen on the PBS Mystery! series, this tale of greed and love stars Sir Derek Jacobi as Ellis Peters' compassionate crime-solver. A beautiful and wealthy widow donates the house she shared with her beloved husband to Shrewsbury Abbey, asking only for the annual rent of one white rose from its garden. Among her many admirers is the young monk charged with delivering the first rose. When the monk is found bludgeoned to death and the widow disappears, Cadfael investigates.
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- Premiered: May 29, 1994
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: A series based on the `Cadfael' novels featuring a monk detective in medieval times. (more)
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