Sir Derek Jacobi (I, Claudius
) is Brother Cadfael, a 12th-century monk who uses his worldly knowledge and apothecary skills to solve crimes. Based on the best-selling novels by Ellis Peters, seen on Mystery!
in the 1990s, this award-winning series is a masterful blend of costume drama, Middle Ages spirituality, and classic whodunit. "Medieval England comes marvelously alive" - Washington Post
. 3 mysteries, 16 ¼ hrs, 13 DVDs.