Ojciec Mateusz

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Ojciec Mateusz (English: Father Matthew) is a Polish television drama series, which has aired on TVP1 since November 11, 2008. It is a Polish version of the Italian detective series Don Matteo broadcast in Italy by Rai Uno.

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Ojciec Mateusz
The title character, Father Mateusz
GenreDetective show
Based onDon Matteo
Developed byKrzysztof Grabowski
Film Group Baltmedia
Baltmedia Sp. z oo
StarringArtur Żmijewski
Piotr Polk
Michał Piela
Kinga Preis
Maciej Musiał
Sławomir Orzechowski
Piotr Kozłowski
Łukasz Lewandowski
Aleksandra Górska
Tamara Arciuch
Theme music composerMichał Lorenc
Country of originPoland
Original languagePolish
No. of seasons29
No. of episodes368 (list of episodes)
Production
Production locationSandomierz
Release
Original networkTVP1
Picture format16:9
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseNovember 11, 2008 (2008-11-11) 
present
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Father Mateusz with his familiar bike
Inspector Możejko and Aspirant Nocul
Natalia Borowik
The Bishop
Grandma Lucyna and Michał
The Verger Piotr
Father Mateusz visiting the Bishop. From left: Father Mateusz, Father Jacek and the Bishop
A scene from the show

The show is set in the town of Sandomierz, although scenes in the church are recorded in Glinianka near Otwock, the vicarage in Anin in Warsaw, and the office of the bishop is filmed in the Nieborów Palace. In the fourth series, some episodes take place outside of Sandomierz, including in Kielce, Bałtów, Krzyżtopór, Busko-Zdrój and Opatów, as well as Ćmielów, Wąchock and Zalew Sielpia.