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Grantchester

Postby Rhonllor » Sat Sep 26, 2015 6:31 pm

I just started watching this show when I noticed it on PBS. After two episodes I'm thinking it's pretty good. Anyone else watch?
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Re: Grantchester

Postby HarperCurls » Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:22 pm

Indeed, and very watchable it is too. There are some great characters and an on-going storyline behind every standalone episode. I'd not noticed James Norton before but he shines in this. And Robson Green gives his usual expressive performance. Series 2 due here next year.

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Re: Grantchester

Postby Rhonllor » Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:28 pm

Amanda isn't really going to ask Sidney to officiate her wedding, is she? No don't tell me!
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Re: Grantchester

Postby kitchenwonder » Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:16 pm

I watched the first season on PBS, and am looking forward to the new episodes. I like both James Norton and Robson Green. I was interested in how they "clicked" when they began this series.

This was my introduction to Robson Green. I like him so much better in this than in Reckless. I guess you could say that I am consistent in that I like older men. I feel the same way about MK, although I have developed an appreciation for his younger roles. I just never noticed him until Foyle's War. (Now I am obsessed! :obsessed: )

I know that ITV renewed Grantchester for a second season. I wonder when it will air in the States...hopefully on PBS. Has anyone heard? Probably in 2016, but when? :puzzled:
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Re: Grantchester

Postby Wolesley » Sat Apr 09, 2016 4:12 am

Just watched S.2 E.2, in which there are Soviet spies and moles. Appropriately they cast Tim McMullan as a British Agent in deep cover as a Cambridge professor (or rather a Professor who also happens to be a spy). But did they go too far in giving the 'dead body' the name Valentine Lyall? McMullan's character referring to 'Valentine' was rather amusing. :biggrin:

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Re: Grantchester

Postby amiga » Sat Apr 09, 2016 5:31 pm

I thought that was pretty funny, too, Lesley.

If I had a vicar that looked like that, I suspect I would become a religious fanatic.....just sayin' :lol:

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Re: Grantchester

Postby Diane » Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:20 pm

amiga wrote:I thought that was pretty funny, too, Lesley.

If I had a vicar that looked like that, I suspect I would become a religious fanatic.....just sayin' :lol:

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Re: Grantchester

Postby Sunshine » Thu May 12, 2016 8:20 pm

A nice article about the show, and guess which program they compare it to? :foyle5:

http://americamagazine.org/content/all- ... antchester
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Re: Grantchester

Postby Sunshine » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:19 pm

Anyone who's been watching Series 4: How was James Norton's departure aired in the UK - one episode or two?

Last night, it looked like a mashup on Masterpiece. :foyle3:
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Re: Grantchester

Postby amiga » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:40 pm

I thought it was pretty bad. I was confused by them combining both episodes. Thought I had fallen asleep somewhere and missed something. The reason for his departure was so unrealistic. I was getting tired of him anyway.

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Re: Grantchester

Postby Sunshine » Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:44 pm

Does anyone else think the set of the police department in Grantchester is the same interior set that was used as the Hastings police department in "Foyle's War?" Watching last night on PBS, I thought how very similar they looked..... :foylekiss:
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