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Grantchester 

A Cambridgeshire clergyman finds himself investigating a series of mysterious wrongdoings in his small village of Grantchester.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
James Norton ...  Sidney Chambers 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Robson Green ...  Geordie Keating 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Morven Christie ...  Amanda Hopkins / ... 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Tessa Peake-Jones ...  Mrs. Maguire / ... 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Al Weaver ...  Leonard Finch 18 episodes, 2014-2017
Kacey Ainsworth ...  Cathy Keating 15 episodes, 2014-2017
Seline Hizli ...  Margaret Ward 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Skye Lucia Degruttola ...  Esme Keating 12 episodes, 2014-2017
Lorne MacFadyen ...  Phil Wilkinson 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Tom Austen ...  Guy Hopkins 11 episodes, 2014-2017
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It's 1953, and Sidney Chambers is vicar of Grantchester, a village just outside Cambridge. Sidney's life is a quiet life - right up until the moment that murder comes his way. Pushed into the dangerous world of lies, betrayal and murder, Sidney quickly finds that his insight into the human condition, and the natural trust that he engenders in people, means that he excels in his new position as 'detective'. Joining Sidney as he journeys into this dark world is the affable but world-weary Detective Inspector Geordie Keating, the naive, but well-meaning curate Leonard Finch, and his austere and constantly disapproving housekeeper Mrs Maguire. But crime isn't the only matter that occupies Sidney. He's smitten with the witty, beautiful, Amanda, but could high society Amanda ever be allowed to marry a lowly country vicar? Can you still see the best in people when the world of murder asks you to see the worst?

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UK

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English

Release Date:

18 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Гранчестер See more »

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Lovely Day See more »
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Both Tom Austen (Guy) and Morven Christie (Amanda) made guest appearances in Poirot. Austen had a minor role, while Christie's was more substantial. See more »

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In the last episode of season one, Geordie is shot badly in the abdomen. In the fist show of season two, he goes swimming with Sydney while wearing a normal swimsuit that reveals his abdomen, but there is no trace of his serious injury. Not even a small scar. Such trackless surgery would not be available with the medical technology of the 1950s. See more »

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Moody Mystery Series
21 November 2014 | by candidcamelSee all my reviews

Just happened upon this new mystery series. I have a life long love affair with UK Mystery Series. I adore the new Father Brown Series with Mark Williams of *Harry Potter & more fame* (Adore Alex Price as SID) and... At first glance you may think this a similar series, however this is not the case, quite the opposite. Father Brown is upbeat and moves quickly. Grantchester is moody, brooding and moralistic. Every episode delivers a heavy haunting message. I am fascinated with the ending sermonettes, recounting it's previous tale into a tasteful dose of morality via reality. For this and many more reasons, I think I am mesmerized. I think it will be easy for folkes to become enthralled with the lead character/priest, James Norton, whom may be my new secret love. Handsome, He truly is remarkable in this role. Truly believable and immediately relat'able as a person conflicted with strolling down a safe path vs racing a treacherous country road with lust and gusto. His face is intoxicating. This time piece is peacefully captured with vignettes of rich objects identifying a long gone world of wonderment and scenery serene to dye your soul. I discovered this series, having just re-watched every episode of Wire In The Blood with Robson Greene, I looked Robson up to find he is playing a DI in Grantchester...His character in this is quirky, yet very direct, leaving the conflicts with his soul at Wire In The Blood and to his newfound friend and cohort in crime. I hope this series runs forever, or a least a few more years.


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