The Mask of the Demon

Series 4 - Episode 1 The Mask of the Demon

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Review

In 2016 a new series of the period murder mysteries based on GK Chesterton’s character got underway by delving into the world of 1950s gothic horror movies. It’s an especially arch episode with the cast relishing the chance to ham it up to the extreme.

A film unit is in sleepy Kembleford and it’s clear that the entire crew of The Demon Brides hate the director Vivian Wolsey (David Schofield). And with good reason, he’s loathsome. So when he’s murdered, there are at least four suspects. It’s a tricky one for Father Brown (Mark Williams) to solve: “The problem with actors and writers is that they all lie for a living.”


Summary

The priest investigates the murder of a B-movie director when the production of Demon Brides comes to Kembleford. Crime drama, starring Mark Williams.

Cast & Crew

Father Brown Mark Williams
Mrs McCarthy Sorcha Cusack
Lady Felicia Nancy Carroll
Sid Carter Alex Price
Sgt Goodfellow John Burton
Paulette Swain Molly Hanson
Rex Bishop Jonathan Firth
Bebe Fontaine Deirdre Mullins
Vivan Wolsey David Schofield
Insp Mallory Jack Deam
Director Paul Gibson
Executive Producer Will Trotter
Producer Ceri Meyrick
Series Producer Sam Hill
Writer Rob Kinsman
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