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Herbert Wise in Cadfael: The Devil's Novice

Cadfael: The Devil's Novice

1996 NR

In this popular PBS mystery series, Derek Jacobi (Gladiator) stars as the sleuthing 12th-century monk Cadfael. Once a sailor and adventurer, Cadfael has settled into a religious life at the Shrewsbury Abbey, where he flourishes as the resident gardener and amateur detective. In this episode, when a young man turns up at Shrewsbury Abbey wanting to join as a novice, Cadfael suspects his motives. Murder ensues and a dark family past is uncovered.

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