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

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 Sidney Chambers (19 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Geordie Keating (19 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Amanda Hopkins / ... (19 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Mrs. Maguire (19 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Leonard Finch (18 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Cathy Keating (15 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Margaret Ward (13 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Esme Keating (12 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Phil Wilkinson (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Guy Hopkins (10 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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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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Featured in Too Much TV: Episode #1.4 (2016) See more »

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BBC does it again.
28 April 2015 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Terrific. BBC does it again. LOVE the cast.. great ensemble. Mysteries excellent. Beautiful country. England after WW ll done well. James Norton a big beautiful hunk as the minister rides a bicycle, and the country side he rides thru has me planning to visit Grantchester .... Robson Green the local Irish police inspector is as always terrific to watch. Can't say enough good things about Grantchester. It's got it all. Dashing and sensitive leading man ( and a vicar to boot!) gruff policeman with a heart of gold and a gay curate. There are even a few clever and amusing women thrown in ( What the Dickens!) However, this is not just about solving murders in a small village in England; it explores the effects of the second world war on many people, plus the "class thing" in England and let's not forget love, mostly unrequited! Throughly enjoyable and I can't wait for season 2.


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