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Tom Brittney Set As New Co-Lead In ITV’s ‘Grantchester’

Grantchester has found its new Vicar. Tom Brittney (Outlander, Call the Midwife) has been set as the new co-lead in the ITV period drama. He replaces original star James Norton, who is exiting during the upcoming fourth season. "I am beyond excited. From the moment I heard about the role of Will Davenport, it was something I wanted more than anything", Tom Brittney said. "It’s a real honour to be joining such a wonderful series, with such a loyal fan base."

ITV Renews ‘Grantchester’ For Fourth Season, James Norton To Exit

ITV (alongside U.S. co-production partner PBS Masterpiece) has renewed period drama Grantchester for a fourth season. There's no word on the size of the order for the new season. In somewhat unexpected news, one of the co-leads, James Norton, who plays Sidney Chambers, will be exiting Grantchester during the fourth season. Casting is underway for a new Vicar.

ITV Orders ‘Grantchester’ Christmas Special

GrantchesterITV's hit period drama Grantchester is going festive this year. The commercial broadcaster has ordered a one-off 90 minute Christmas special. That is in addition to the previously announced six episode third season, which will air in 2017.

ITV’s ‘Grantchester’ Adds Neil Morrissey For Season 2

Neil Morrissey - GrantchesterNeil Morrissey (Line Of Duty) has joined the cast of ITV's period drama Grantchester for its six episode second season, which is currently in production in London, Cambridge, and Grantchester for a 2016 premiere. He will play Harding Redmond, a resident of Grantchester and grieving father whose teenage daughter Abigail is found dead in suspicious circumstances. Heartbroken and desperate to get to the bottom of what happened to Abigail, Harding accuses Sidney Chambers (James Norton) of having an inappropriate relationship with her.