Father Brown has surprised audiences all over the world and has become one of the BBC’s most popular and beloved shows worldwide.

But after series 7 finished in January 2019, fans were left wondering whether it would return in 2020.

So will there be a new season?

Here is everything you need to know about Father Brown returning to our screens for the eighth season!

Father Brown S6, E1.

Will there be a series 8?

The BBC has yet to officially announce whether they have recommissioned Father Brown for an eighth series.

However, as Father Brown has strong ratings at home it would seem logical for BBC to continue its run.

And it is not just in Britain where the series is popular, as it has been broadcast all over the world and has a deal with America’s PBS which sees it reach more than 100 million homes in primetime.

Series 8 confirmed

Although the BBC have not confirmed, John Burton has!

The actor, who plays Sargeant Goodfellow, announced on Twitter that he would be returning to Kembleford – the fictional village in Father Brown.

Father Brown series 8: Start date

It will probably air at its regular start date in January.

The past two seasons have been made up of ten 45-minute episodes, so we would expect similar for series 8.

So that means hours of more mystery solving with Father Brown and the rest of the cast!

Father Brown S7, E10.

Where can I watch Father Brown?

Fortunately for UK watchers, both series 6 and 7 are available to watch on the BBC iPlayer.

But all series are also available to purchase through Amazon Prime Video, YouTube and Google Play.

So there’s plenty of time to catch up with Father Brown and co. before series 8 hits our screens next year!

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