ITV announces sixth season of Grantchester has started filming
Exciting news for fans of Grantchester - ITV has announced that filming for the sixth series of the crime drama has commenced in Cambridgeshire, Hampshire and Hertfordshire.
With Robson Green returning as DI Geordie Keating and Tom Brittney as Grantchester’s Reverend Will Davenport, the series resumes in 1958 with the crime fighting duo renewing their partnership to solve new cases.
Brittney joined the cast as the village's new vicar midway through season four, after James Norton's Sidney Chambers left the show with his American love Violet.
Grantchester season 6: What's it about?
"In the first episode of the new series, Geordie, Cathy and their family, Will, Leonard and Mrs C take a much needed holiday together. However, what sets out to be a fun-filled break for everyone at a holiday camp, is interrupted by a tragic death at the resort. Geordie and Will are left with no choice but to help out, as an investigation into the death begins. As events unfold on the trip, there will be serious repercussions for the rest of the series," ITV said.
Grantchester season 6: Who's in it?
As well as Robson Green and Tom Brittney, Tessa Peake-Jones returns as Mrs C, Al Weaver as Leonard Finch, Kacey Ainsworth as Cathy Keating, Oliver Dimsdale as Daniel Marlowe and Nick Brimble as Jack Chapman.
Special guest actors for this series include Jemma Redgrave, Gary Beadle, Dominic Mafham, Rachael Stirling, Miles Jupp and Rebecca Front.
Kudos Executive Producer Emma Kingsman-Lloyd said: “In these difficult times we are delighted to be able to film another series of our beloved Grantchester. The cast and crew have worked tirelessly to bring the series to the screen and we know the audience are very excited to see what Will, Geordie and the Grantchester family have in store for them.”
MASTERPIECE Executive Producer-at-Large Rebecca Eaton added: “A charming, good-hearted drama about community is what we all need right now, and that’s exactly what Grantchester is. Welcome back!”
Grantchester season 6: When's it on TV?
Filming is underway but an air date hasn't been confirmed. Watch this space for more news.
Grantchester airs on ITV.
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