Jagged Prayer [Di Cromwell]

Episodes

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01Where's Father Jack?2000031720080616 (BBC7)
20130610 (BBC7)
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A murder unites Detective Inspector Cromwell and convent Mother Helen.

A murder unites Detective Inspector Cromwell and convent Mother Helen. Robert Smith's mystery stars Cheryl Campbell and Timothy Spall.

A suspicious death in a pond unites Detective Inspector Cromwell and convent Mother Helen. Are they about to embark on a long and unlikely relationship?

Crime and convents, the police and perdition come together in comedy writer and former monk Robert Smith's mystery.

Starring Timothy Spall as DI Cromwell, Cheryl Campbell as Mother Helen, Jeremy Finch as DC Kelp and Jonathan Oliver as Father Jack.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

A suspicious death in a pond unites Detective Inspector Cromwell and convent Mother Helen. Are they about to embark on a long and unlikely relationship?

Crime and convents, the police and perdition come together in comedy writer and former monk Robert Smith's mystery.

Starring Timothy Spall as DI Cromwell, Cheryl Campbell as Mother Helen, Jeremy Finch as DC Kelp and Jonathan Oliver as Father Jack.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve the murder mystery

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

DI Cromwell: Timothy Spall
Mother Helen: Cheryl Campbell
DC Kelp: Jeremy Finch
Father Jack: Jonathan Olivet
Sister: Beth Chalmers
Nun: Gemma Saunders

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Robert Smith, a former monk, is the author of a new series Jagged Prayer (11.30am R4), inspired by GK Chesterton's famous priest, Father Brown. Cheryl Campbell plays Mother Helen, a nun with a nose for crime, aided by the kindly Detective Inspector Cromwell, played by Timothy Spall. This morning she confronts and eventually answers the question: Where's Father Jack? SG

Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve a murder mystery.

02Icon, Or A Pocketful Of Nuns2000032420080617 (BBC7)
20130611 (BBC7)
20130612 (BBC7)
20141008 (BBC7)
20141009 (BBC7)
20160420 (BBC7)
20160421 (BBC7)
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20201001 (BBC7)
The theft of a treasure from her convent reunites Mother Helen with DI Cromwell.

The theft of a treasure from her convent reunites Mother Helen with DI Cromwell. Stars Cheryl Campbell and Timothy Spall.

A murder brought them together, but for DI Cromwell and Mother Helen within her enclosed convent, it's the theft of an icon that reunites them.

And there's also the small problem of Monsignor Nietzsche.

Crime and convents, the police and perdition come together in comedy writer and former monk Robert Smith's mystery.

Starring Timothy Spall as DI Cromwell, Cheryl Campbell as Mother Helen, Jeremy Finch as DC Kelp and Sandor Eles as Monsignor Nietzsche.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

A murder brought them together, but for DI Cromwell and Mother Helen within her enclosed convent, it's the theft of an icon that reunites them.

And there's also the small problem of Monsignor Nietzsche.

Crime and convents, the police and perdition come together in comedy writer and former monk Robert Smith's mystery.

Starring Timothy Spall as DI Cromwell, Cheryl Campbell as Mother Helen, Jeremy Finch as DC Kelp and Sandor Eles as Monsignor Nietzsche.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve the murder mystery

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve a murder mystery.

03Sister, Brother2000033120080618 (BBC7)
20130612 (BBC7)
20130613 (BBC7)
20141009 (BBC7)
20141010 (BBC7)
20160421 (BBC7)
20160422 (BBC7)
DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula.

When a convicted forger decides on a new career as a nun, the sex change is just the beginning of his problems. And DI Cromwell is not amused when Mother Helen is put in danger.

Crime and convents, the police and perdition come together in comedy writer and former monk Robert Smith's mystery.

Starring Timothy Spall as DI Cromwell, Cheryl Campbell as Mother Helen, Jeremy Finch as DC Kelp and Stephen Critchlow as Sister Paula.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula. Stars Cheryl Campbell and Timothy Spall.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula.

When a convicted forger decides on a new career as a nun, the sex change is just the beginning of his problems. And DI Cromwell is not amused when Mother Helen is put in danger.

Crime and convents, the police and perdition come together in comedy writer and former monk Robert Smith's mystery.

Starring Timothy Spall as DI Cromwell, Cheryl Campbell as Mother Helen, Jeremy Finch as DC Kelp and Stephen Critchlow as Sister Paula.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula. Stars Cheryl Campbell and Timothy Spall.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula.

DI Cromwell warns the nuns on crime prevention, but gets suspicious of Sister Paula. Stars Cheryl Campbell and Timothy Spall.

Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve the murder mystery

04 LASTVirtual Saints2000040120080619 (BBC7)
20130613 (BBC7)
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20141010 (BBC7)
20141011 (BBC7)
20160422 (BBC7)
20160423 (BBC7)
20201001 (BBC7)
20201002 (BBC7)
As Mother Helen's nuns face declining numbers, the detective tackles an unsolved murder.

As Mother Helen's nuns face declining numbers, the detective tackles an unsolved murder. Stars Cheryl Campbell and Timothy Spall.

Despite moving the convent into cyber space, Mother Helen and her nuns are not safe from declining numbers. And DI Cromwell has the small matter of an old murder to solve.

Crime and convents, the police and perdition come together in comedy writer and former monk Robert Smith's mystery.

Starring Timothy Spall as DI Cromwell, Cheryl Campbell as Mother Helen, Jeremy Finch as DC Kelp and Bryan Pringle as Mr Lord.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

Despite moving the convent into cyber space, Mother Helen and her nuns are not safe from declining numbers. And DI Cromwell has the small matter of an old murder to solve.

Crime and convents, the police and perdition come together in comedy writer and former monk Robert Smith's mystery.

Starring Timothy Spall as DI Cromwell, Cheryl Campbell as Mother Helen, Jeremy Finch as DC Kelp and Bryan Pringle as Mr Lord.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve the murder mystery

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve a murder mystery.