April 25, 2024
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Grantchester Season 7: Tom Brittney Debuts As Director! Production Kicks Off, Synopsis, Release Date & More

Grantchester Season 7

ITV’s British Detective Drama set in the 1950s is slowly progressing into the early 60s with the return of Grantchester Season 7 soon. Currently, the show is airing the sixth season, while the production for season seven kicked off in summer 2021. The fans would be excited to know that the next season will reach us before our expectations. In season 7, the detectives of Grantchester are about to confront some life-changing decisions while solving a series of mysterious crimes.


The series is set in Grantchester’s Cambridgeshire village during the 1950s. The storyline follows Anglican Vicar Sidney Chambers (Will Davenport since season 4), who works with Detective Geordie Keating. The peculiar partnership between Keaton’s rough, methodical mindset and Chambers’ persuasive techniques to grill witnesses and suspects make up for an ideal crime-solving duo. So without any further delay, let us move forward to what happens next in Grantchester Season 7.

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Tom Brittney Will Debut As The Director 

Actor Tom Brittney, who portrays Reverend William Davenport, has made his debut as the director for Grantchester Season 7. The series was renewed, and the filming kicked off the same day on July 28, 2021. The Seventh season is currently under production, while the Sixth episode of the current season was aired yesterday.

Grantchester Season 7: What Will Happen?

ITV has released the official synopsis for the upcoming season. The synopsis suggests a shift of timeline from the 1950s to the 1960s. With the decade almost dusted everyone’s mind in fogged over the thoughts of the future. However, before the 50s move forward into the swinging sixties, our central characters will confront some life-changing experiences while solving a series of unresolvable crimes in the town. However, these life-changing moments might change life in the village of Grantchester forever. The network is yet to release a first-glimpse for Grantchester Season 7.

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A Quick Recap!

In the sixth episode of season 6, a student CND group leader, Rachel Bromillow, falls and dies during a daring protest at the college. Next, Will and Geordie are called in to investigate. The duo discovers that the death is not accidental as they go through the dirt of campus politics to find the killer. Rachel’s envious circles of friends deepen the mystery as the detectives question her boyfriend and fellow activists. In addition, Will and Geordie use all their experience and skills to find out who the killer is. Grantchester Season 7 will pick up plenty of spine-chilling crimes as we move into the 1960s.

Grantchester Season 7: Who Will Be In Cast?

Cental Cast members Robson Green as Detective Keating and Tom Brittney as William Davenport will reprise their roles for the upcoming season. Further, Tessa Peake-Jones, Al Weaver, Kacey Ainsworth, Oliver Dimsdale, and Nick Brimble are also expected to return. In addition, Gary Beadle, Felix Scott, Skye Lucia Degruttola, Lauren Carse, and Jemma Redgrave would also join the cast.

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Grantchester Season 7: Premiere Date

The seventh season is currently under production. And the production is expected to wrap up by the end of 2021. ITV has revealed that Grantchester Season 7 will return in the first half of 2022. However, the network is yet to announce the official release date. Thus, stay tuned for recent updates on your treasured shows.

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