Episodes

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0301Tempus Fugit2003031420180202 (BBC7)Mrs Reid leads Franciscan priest Paolo Baldi and his broken watch to a house of clocks where love, revenge and jealousy make a mockery of time...

David Threlfall stars in Series 3 about the murder-solving priest.

Written by Martin Meenan.

Starring David Threlfall as Paolo Baldi, Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, Owen Roe as Rynne, Margaret D'Arcy as Mrs Reid, David Kelly as Stanley, Niall Toibin as Frederick, Sorcha Cusack as Aggie, Des Cave as Eddie and Pauline McLynn as Deborah.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Script Editor: Gemma McMullan

Recorded at RTE's studios in Dublin.

Director: Mark Lambert

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

The priestly sleuth finds that time waits for no one as he investigates a murder.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0302The Bookcase2003032120180205 (BBC7)Paolo Baldi helps a librarian investigate the link between her young lover's death, a shifty Chicago cop and the surprisingly dangerous, illegal trade in rare books.

David Threlfall stars as the murder-solving priest, Paolo Baldi.

Written by Simon Brett.

With Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, Bill Nighy as O'Connor, TP McKenna as Father Troy, Geraldine James as Maggie,Owen Roe as Rynne, Gerard McSorley as Dr Virgo, Niall Buggy as Donal Clare, Luke Griffin as Billy and Collette Proctor as Kitty Henderson.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Script Editor: Gemma McMullan

Recorded at RTE's studios in Dublin.

Director: Mark Lambert

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

The priestly sleuth delves into the surprisingly dangerous world of book restoration.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0303The Sick Rose2003032820180206 (BBC7)Paolo Baldi discovers that a priceless hybrid plant leads to little peace and serenity in the newly designed garden of contemplation - as he and Tina are soon digging round in the murderous world of gardening.

David Threlfall stars as the murder-solving priest, Paolo Baldi.

Written by Martin Meenan.

With Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, TP McKenna as Father Troy, Owen Roe as Rynne, Margaret D'Arcy as Mrs Reid, Victoria Smurfit as Claire, Adrian Dunbar as Kearney, Pat Laffan as Meadows, Mark O'Regan as Sheridan, Anne Marie Horan as Megan and Deirdre Monaghan as Gloria.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Script Editor: Gemma McMullan

Recorded at RTE's studios in Dublin.

Director: Mark Lambert

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

The priestly detective digs around in the murderous world of gardening.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0304Settling Scores2003040420180207 (BBC7)Paolo invites Tina to her first classical music concert, but a murder soon sounds a wrong note.

David Threlfall stars as the murder-solving priest, Paolo Baldi.

Written by Mark Holloway.

With Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, Bill Nighy as O'Connor, TP McKenna as Father Troy, Geraldine James as Maggie, Owen Roe as Rynne, Gerard McSorley as Dr Virgo, Niall Buggy as Donal Clare, Luke Griffin as Billy and Collette Proctor as Kitty Henderson.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Script Editor: Gemma McMullan

Recorded at RTE's studios in Dublin.

Director: Mark Lambert

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

The sleuth invites Tina to her first classical music concert but a murder steals the show.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0305The Dig2003041120180208 (BBC7)An archaeological dig becomes a battlefield involving monks, politicians and developers, while Paolo makes some fascinating discoveries.

David Threlfall stars as the murder-solving priest, Paolo Baldi.

Written by Martin Meenan.

With Martin Clunes as Aloysious, Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, TP McKenna as Father Troy, Owen Roe as Rynne, Margaret D'Arcy as Mrs Reid, Kevin Flood as Professor Evans, Sean McGinley as Swift, Barry McGovern as the Minister and Ingrid Craigie as Helen.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Script Editor: Gemma McMullan

Recorded at RTE's studios in Dublin.

Director: Mark Lambert

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

The priest makes a discovery as an archaeological excavation becomes a battlefield.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0306The Far Pavilions2003041820180209 (BBC7)Paolo finds that Irish cricket and fair play are not synonymous when he discovers foul play at an unfriendly charity match.

David Threlfall stars as the murder-solving priest, Paolo Baldi.

Written by Martin Meenan.

With Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, Owen Roe as Rynne, Margaret D'Arcy as Mrs Reid, Michael Maloney as Jim Sharp, Gerry O'Brien as Martin Cave, Wesley Murphy as O'Mahoney and Doreen Keogh as Mrs Dwyer.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Script Editor: Gemma McMullan

Recorded at RTE's studios in Dublin.

Director: Mark Lambert

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

The priestly sleuth comes across foul play at a distinctly unfriendly cricket match.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0501The Million-dollar Question2008031020170619 (BBC7)Paolo Baldi - Franciscan priest turned Dublin sleuth - investigates the mysterious deaths of members of a rockabilly band. What is the connection to patterns of squares and triangles?

Starring David Threlfall as Paolo Baldi, Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, TP McKenna as Father Troy, Owen Roe as Rynne, Diana Quick as Angela , Gerry O'Brien as Chuck, Frank O'Sullivan as Tuohy, Kieran Lagan as Dr Graham, Patrick Fitzsymons as Anto and The Sabre Jets as The Sun Boys.

Murder mystery written by Barry Devlin.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Directed in Belfast by Lawrence Jackson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

Paolo Baldi investigates the mysterious deaths of members of a rockabilly band.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0502A Very Neglected Fish2008031720170620 (BBC7)Probing a murder set amongst the competitive world of celebrity chefs, Paolo finds himself sampling the world of secret recipes, Italian passions and an unexpected live TV appearance...

Starring David Threlfall as Paolo Baldi - Franciscan priest turned Dublin sleuth
With Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, Owen Roe as Rynn, James D'Arcy as Gavin Farley, Paolo Tullio as Giorgio, Amanda Root as Lucy, Paul Reid as Martin, Nick Dunning as Franco Palametti, Niall Buggy as Tom Harrington and Bronagh Taggart as the Flight Attendant.

Murder mystery written by John Murphy.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Directed in Belfast by Mark Lambert.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

The murder of a food critic draws the Franciscan priest into the world of celebrity chefs.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0503A Green Murder2008032420170621 (BBC7)Investigating a murder among a community of Dublin environmentalists, Paolo follows a trail including a book launch, a property developer and the Wicklow Mountains...

Starring David Threlfall as Paolo Baldi - Franciscan priest turned Dublin sleuth

With Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, Margaret D'Arcy as Mrs Reid, John Kavanagh as Lawlor, Stephen Mangan as Wilkinson, Mark Lambert as Dean, Richard Dormer as Gallagher, Marion O'Dwyer as Nicola Mason, John Hewitt as Bookseller, Patrick Fitzsymons as Builder/Junior Garda and Genevieve Swift as the Assistants.

Murder mystery written by Andrew Martin.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Directed in Belfast by Lawrence Jackson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

Franciscan priest Paolo Baldi sets out to solve the killing of an environmental campaigner

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries

0504Food Of The Blue2008033120170622 (BBC7)Paolo Baldi's attempt at a scholarly retreat at the great Cranolly House just happens to coincide with its 500th Anniversary.

A series of unusual events plunges Baldi into a world of ancient traditions struggling to survive in a modern and materialistic world - and murder...

Starring David Threlfall as Paolo Baldi - Franciscan priest turned Dublin sleuth

With Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, Owen Roe as Rynne, TP McKenna as Father Troy, Dermot Crowley as De Burca, David Kelly as Baldwin, Alan Stamford as Edmonds, Don Wycherley as O'Byrne, Richard Dormer as Lojek, Kieran Lagan as Don as Bronagh Taggart as the Girl.

Murder mystery written by James McAleavey.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Directed in Belfast by Mark Lambert.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

The priest's retreat proves far from peaceful thanks to mysterious murders.

The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries