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Grantchester 

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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:
Robson Green ...  Geordie Keating 29 episodes, 2014-2020
Tessa Peake-Jones ...  Mrs. Maguire / ... 29 episodes, 2014-2020
Al Weaver ...  Leonard Finch 28 episodes, 2014-2020
Kacey Ainsworth Kacey Ainsworth ...  Cathy Keating 24 episodes, 2014-2020
James Norton ...  Sidney Chambers 21 episodes, 2014-2019
Skye Lucia Degruttola ...  Esme Keating 20 episodes, 2014-2020
Morven Christie ...  Amanda Hopkins / ... 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Nick Brimble ...  Jack Chapman 15 episodes, 2014-2020
Seline Hizli ...  Margaret Ward 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Oliver Dimsdale ...  Daniel Marlowe 13 episodes, 2016-2020
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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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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

18 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Lovely Day See more »
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Trivia

Al Weaver plays another character named Leonard in "Life in Squares". See more »

Goofs

As Chambers and Geordie arrive in London on the train there is a board showing the calling points. The first three are Cambridge, Shelford and Foxton. There are two lines between Cambridge and London. Shelford and Foxton are the first station out of Cambridge on different lines so a train cannot have called at both of them. See more »

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Grantchester Fun Show
10 February 2015 | by vision_linesSee all my reviews

I have not read the books. Therefore I enter as a virgin into the land of Grantchester. So, to me, it is a pleasant, light, somewhat funny, charming show. If we accept the idea that the Director meant to make the show in that way, I think that it is successful. I think the acting is excellent, and the stories are within reason, and interesting,but not hard-hitting because the show is not meant to be "film noir". It is light entertainment. I don't have to really believe that a Vicar, Sidney Chambers (James Norton),is regularly solving murders with his friend, Geordie, the police detective. I need not believe that a seemingly small town would have so many murders--one or more weekly--OK, let's say the time frame is two months apart, still.....you get it. So I give this show a 9 because I do enjoy it. I particularly like the acting of James Norton as the Vicar, but all are good.


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