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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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Daisy Coulam
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Robson Green ...  Geordie Keating 31 episodes, 2014-2020
Tessa Peake-Jones ...  Mrs. Maguire / ... 31 episodes, 2014-2020
Al Weaver ...  Leonard Finch 30 episodes, 2014-2020
Kacey Ainsworth Kacey Ainsworth ...  Cathy Keating 27 episodes, 2014-2020
James Norton ...  Sidney Chambers 21 episodes, 2014-2019
Skye Lucia Degruttola ...  Esme Keating 21 episodes, 2014-2020
Morven Christie ...  Amanda Hopkins / ... 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Nick Brimble ...  Jack Chapman 17 episodes, 2014-2020
Oliver Dimsdale ...  Daniel Marlowe 15 episodes, 2016-2020
Seline Hizli ...  Margaret Ward 13 episodes, 2016-2017
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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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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 »

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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Brilliant, Moody, unforgettable characters
27 January 2015 | by barryjaylevineSee all my reviews

As another has written, I came to Grantchester after a few seasons of Father Brown. While another "priest+cop" series seemed redundant, Grantchester is brilliantly written and acted.

Sydney Chambers (the Vicar of Grantchester) is conflicted...almost tortured by the choices he faces; the complications of the crimes that drive the main part of the story don't make Sydney's life any easier. (No add'l info on this as that would be a spoiler.)

The last time I was this caught up in a British detective series was with Jeremy Brett's Sherlock Holmes. Yes; it's that good - even better.

Go with it; you won't be sorry.


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18 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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