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Mystery!: Cadfael 

Cadfael (original title)
The medieval era cases of a Crusader-turned-Monk who investigates mysteries in the Norman English town of Shrewsbury.
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1998   1997   1996   1995   1994  
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 Prior Robert 13 episodes, 1994-1998
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 Brother Jerome 13 episodes, 1994-1998
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 Abbot Radulfus 10 episodes, 1994-1998
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 Brother Oswin 9 episodes, 1994-1997
Albie Woodington ...
 Sergeant Warden 8 episodes, 1994-1997
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At and around the Shrewsbury abbey, Brother Cadfael is a monk with a difference. Given a choice, he would enjoy just being a simple gardener and herbalist for his home. However, too often events force him to use his other talent as a master sleuth in response to mysterious crimes happening in his community. While he investigates these crimes, he often finds himself at odds with the contemporary attitudes of the times with his own ahead of his time beliefs. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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A riveting mystery and a fascinating glimpse into a medieval world.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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12 January 1995 (USA)  »

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(13 episodes)

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In the TV series, Cadfael's name is normally pronounced "cad - fie - el". In the Welsh language, an "f" is pronounced as a "v". The correct pronunciation of his name is "cad - vay - el" See more »

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Cadfael
24 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

Cadfael is, in my opinion, one of the best sleuths in the category of mystery-solvers. He really is a very enjoyable character. And Derek Jacobi does a wonderful job in portrayal. The stance, the voice, the entire person is so true to the book. This is one must-see mystery series!


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