×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Britbox Orders Detective Series ‘The Sister Boniface Mysteries’

Lorna Watson (“Watson & Oliver”) is set to star in detective series “The Sister Boniface Mysteries,” which has been ordered by North American streaming platform BritBox. Set in 1960s rural England, the series of light-hearted murder mysteries follows the investigations of Sister Boniface, Bride of Christ, vintner and crime scene investigator.

The 10-part drama, created by Jude Tindall (“Father Brown,” “Shakespeare & Hathaway”), is produced by BBC Studios Productions, and will be distributed internationally by BBC Studios. The show was executive produced by Will Trotter.

Watson reprises her role as Sister Boniface, following her appearance in the first season of “Father Brown.”

In the 1960s, when police forensics is rudimentary by today’s standards, Boniface – with an I.Q. of 156, a PHD in forensic science, and a fully equipped crime laboratory is an invaluable aid to the police. In her role as official Police Scientific Advisor, Boniface works alongside the dashing detective inspector Sam Gillespie and Felix Livingstone, a high-flying Bermudian detective sergeant. A cast of eccentric local characters combined with his boss’s reliance on a nun leave him reeling.

More TV

  • WGA strike

    Writers Guild to Include Agency Ban in Contract Demands for AMPTP Talks

    Leaders of the Writers Guild of America are asking their 15,000 members to endorse a negotiating proposal that requires studios to bar non-franchised talent agents from representing WGA members. The proposal was included In a message sent Wednesday by WGA West President David A. Goodman and WGA East President Beau Willimon as part of disclosing [...]

  • Front row: CBS THIS MORNING co-hosts

    At "CBS This Morning,' The Mission is The Same. The Anchor Team is Not

    Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil have many years of experience behind them, And yet, in the world of morning TV, they are the new kids on the block. In TV-news circles, this story is getting a little worn: CBS News retooled its morning program as King began gaining new traction with important newsmaker [...]

  • To All The Boys: P.S. I

    What's Coming to Netflix in February 2020

    There’s no better way to start the romantic month than to binge watch all your favorite romantic films and series coming to Netflix this February. Valentine’s Day is approaching quickly, but Netflix has got it covered when it comes to finding the perfect film or show to get viewers in the mood. Get ready to [...]

  • Hunters Amazon Prime Video

    Everything Coming to Amazon Prime in February 2020

    Jordan Peele’s upcoming show “Hunters” is among the slew of new movies and TV series that will be added to Amazon Prime Video next month. Peele executive produced “Hunters,” a drama following a group of Nazi hunters in New York City in 1977. The first season, created by David Weil, stars Al Pacino, Logan Lerman and [...]

  • Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne Actors

    Maya Rudolph, Natasha Lyonne and Amazon Partner on Animated Series 'The Hospital'

    Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne’s Animal Pictures banner and “Russian Doll” supervising producer Cirocco Dunlap are teaming up on the animated series “The Hospital,” which Amazon has put into active development. The series will follow Sleech and Klak, two brilliant alien doctors who specialize in rare sci-fi illnesses. When Sleech defies protocol and contracts a [...]

  • Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple's Iron Ocean

    Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple's Iron Ocean Sets First-Look Deal With Paramount Television Studios

    Iron Ocean Productions, the production company of Jessica Biel and Michelle Purple, has inked a two-year first-look deal with Paramount Television Studios. The deal covers scripted television projects. Iron Ocean’s previous shows include the critically-acclaimed drama “The Sinner” for USA Network, in which Biel also starred in the show’s first season. Biel received an Emmy [...]

  • Amazon Orders Animated Series About Los

    Amazon Orders Animated Series About Los Angeles Hypebeast Culture

    Amazon is set to explore the strange phenomenon of Los Angeles hypebeast culture. The streamer has issued a two-season order for “Fairfax,” an animated series which follows four middle school best friends on a never-ending quest for clout on L.A.’s titular Fairfax Avenue: the “pulsing heart of hypebeast culture.” The series hails from creators Matt Hausfater, [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content