Grantchester is returning for season eight! ITV and PBS renewed the Masterpiece sequence, which is already filming new episodes. Starring James Norton, Robson Green, Tessa Peake-Jones, Tom Brittney, Al Weaver, Kacey Ainsworth, Oliver Dimsdale, Nick Brimble, Gary Beadle, Bradley Hall, Felix Scott, Skye Lucia Degruttola, and Jemma Redgrave, the British detective sequence is ready throughout the Nineteen Fifties.
ITV revealed extra in regards to the drama’s renewal in a press release.
Filming for the vastly well-liked present produced by Kudos (a Banijay UK firm) has began, with Robson Green returning as DI Geordie Keating and Tom Brittney as Reverend Will Davenport.
Will is the happiest he’s ever been however his world will probably be rocked by a horrible accident. He’s all the time preached the phrase of a compassionate God – however how can he now, when his despair leads him on a harmful downward spiral?
Geordie has discovered a brand new contentment in his relationship with Cathy, however when they’re each confronted with surprising bulletins at work their happiness is threatened. As Mrs C, Leonard, Jack and Daniel rally round, each Will and Geordie discover themselves in unfamiliar, emotional waters and homicide is all the time across the nook.
The eighth season of Grantchester will vary from Speedway to spies, exploring the lives of invisible ladies and the very seen issues brought on by Leonard’s new vocation which can, as soon as once more, discover him battling the regulation.
Exploring religion, forgiveness, and redemption – this explosive sequence assessments Will and Geordie to the restrict.
Charlotte Ritchie (Ghosts) returns as Bonnie, alongside Tessa Peake-Jones 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 visitor actors for this sequence embody Shaun Dingwall (Top Boy, Noughts & Crosses), Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Doc Martin) and Jemima Rooper (Gold Digger, The Girlfriend Experience).
Kudos Executive Producer Emma Kingsman-Lloyd says:
“We are delighted to be returning to our beloved Grantchester. It’s a testament to the fantastic creative work of our cast and crew that the audience want us back series after series.”
MASTERPIECE Executive Producer Susanne Simpson says:
“We are thrilled to bring MASTERPIECE viewers back to Grantchester for an eighth season. The talented ensemble cast and captivating storylines have made Grantchester one of our most beloved series. We can’t wait for fans to see it!”
Robson Green added:
“It’s so good to be back on Grantchester. A series that just gets better with age. Everyone involved is at the top of their game and this incredibly charming, likeable, dark and edgy show is an absolute privilege to be part of.”
Tom Brittney mentioned:
“I’m absolutely chuffed that we’re going ahead with another series of Grantchester and that I get to continue playing a character I adore so much. To be part of a show as well loved as this one, that is now in its eighth series, is an absolute honour.”
Drama commissioner Chloe Tucker will oversee manufacturing from an ITV perspective.
Chloe Tucker mentioned:
“We are delighted to be returning to Grantchester for an eighth series. With an incredibly talented cast and crew, and storylines that always deliver, Grantchester is a real treat for the audience.”
The sequence will probably be government produced for Kudos (a part of Banijay UK) by Emma Kingsman-Lloyd (Deadwater Fell, Humans), author and sequence creator Daisy Coulam (Deadwater Fell, Humans), Robson Green and Tom Brittney. The Executive Producers for MASTERPIECE are Rebecca Eaton and Susanne Simpson at GBH Boston.
Adapted from the Grantchester Mysteries novels by James Runcie, the sequence was developed for tv by Daisy Coulam. Writers this sequence embody Richard Cookson (episode one), Helen Black (episode three), Anita Vettesse (episode 4) and Richard Cookson and Karla Williams (episode 5).
The sequence is directed by Rob Evans, Al Weaver (who makes his directing debut) and Martin Smith.”
A premiere date for Grantchester season eight will probably be introduced later.
What do you think? Are you excited to see one other season of Grantchester on PBS?