ITV today confirmed that Grantchester, starring James Norton as the crime-fighting clergyman Sidney Chambers and Robson Green as Detective Inspector Geordie Keating, will return for a third series.
Grantchester is a Kudos and MASTERPIECE co-production for ITV based on The Grantchester Mysteries by James Runcie and adapted by writer Daisy Coulam.
Grantchester debuted in October 2014 and attracted a series average of 6.6 million viewers and a 24% share. Series 2 which has been on screen throughout March and early April 2016 has won its slot every week it has been on air, and is currently consolidating at 6.6 million viewers and 26% share of viewing.
Diederick Santer has executive produced and Emma Kingsman-Lloyd has produced both series of Grantchester. They will return for the third series with Emma as Series Producer. Daisy Coulam will also be executive producer on Series 3.