Fans of the BBC1 series Father Brown will recognize Lorna Watson in her new role as Sister Boniface of St Vincent's Convent in the 12-part crime series set in 1960s rural England. Written by Jude Tindall, the writer of Father Brown, viewers can expect a thrilling adventure as Sister Boniface solves crimes while riding her moped. Get ready to join Sister Boniface on her sleuthing mission! Here is everything you can update about the movie.
#1. Sister Boniface Mysteries: what is the series about?
The 1960s town of Great Slaughter, famous for its crime, relies heavily on the investigative abilities of Sister Boniface (Lorna Watson). Sister Boniface is a nun with a PhD in chemistry, an IQ of 156, and a knack for finding evidence that is often overlooked. She is the perfect choice for the role of Police Scientific Advisor, as she knows that small details hold the key to solving the mysteries.
Sister Boniface works alongside the maverick Detective Inspector Sam Gillespie (Max Brown) and Detective Sergeant Felix Livingstone (Jerry Iwu). Felix was supposed to be on secondment to the Met Police but an administrative error lands him in Great Slaughter. A cast of eccentric local characters combined with the local police's reliance on a nun leaves him reeling. But Detective Inspector Sam knows his superstar nun ensures the force has the highest clean-up rate in the county.
#2. Sister Boniface Mysteries release date
Sister Boniface Mysteries had its premiere in the US on BritBox on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. Its UK air date is on Friday March 11 at 9pm on UKTV’s Drama channel. There are 12 episodes in the series which runs weekly, each is 45 minutes long. Meanwhile, Father Brown seasons 1 to 9 are available on BritBox in the US and on BBCiPlayer in the UK.
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#3. Is there a trailer for Sister Boniface Mysteries?
Yes a trailer for Sister Boniface Mysteries has been released and it looks like a load of fun. Take a look below.
#4. Sister Boniface Mysteries cast list
Source: The Mirror
Lorna Watson plays sleuthing nun Sister Boniface who first showed up in season 1 of Father Brown on BBC1 in an episode called Bride of Christ. Lorna has also starred in Watson and Oliver and Shakespeare and Hathaway. Series creator Jude Tindall says: “Since Lorna Watson as Sister Boniface bounced so joyfully into Season 1 of Father Brown, I always had a plan to bring her back. Now that plan has come to fruition, I couldn’t be more thrilled.”
Max Brown plays Detective Inspector Sam Gillespie. Max previously played Richard Ellis in the 2019 Downton Abbey movie and starred as King Robert in The Royals (2015-2018) and Dr Evan Marks in the TV series Beauty and the Beast (2012-2016).
Jerry Iwu, who played Oba in Netflix comedy Sex Education, is Detective Sergeant Felix Livingstone. Miranda Raison (MI-5) plays Ruth Penny, a hard-nosed investigative journalist and editor of the Albion Bugle and Ami Metcalf (Upstairs Downstairs) will play the role of Peggy Button, the young, unshakeable police constable.
The cast also includes Belinda Lang, Sarah Crowden, David Sterne, Virginia Fiol and Ivan Kaye.
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