A POPULAR television show has returned to a Cotswold town to film a new season. 

Father Brown, a TV show about a fictional crime-solving roman catholic priest has returned to Blockley to film its twelfth season.

The cast was filming today (July 1).

The BBC first decided to use St Peter and St Paul Church in the village in 2012. 

Father Brown is played by Mark Williamson who is best known for playing Ron Weasley's father, Arthur in the Harry Potter series. 

The show mainly films in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire as it is set in the fictional Cotswold village Kembleford,  but it has been known to film in The Faithful City.