Handsome, young vicar Sidney Chambers shares his spiritual duties with a love of jazz, complicated relationships with women, and an enthusiasm for amateur sleuthing. When the concern of a parishioner compels him to dig deeper into a grisly suicide, he gets on the nerve of a tired, local law enforcement officer - Inspector Geordie Keating. Fortunately, the cleric and the cop bond over their war service, their love of a good pub, and their competitive instincts - in this case, for backgammon.
Last EpisodeTV Special: Christmas Episode Aired: Dec. 24, 2016
It's the week before Christmas 1954, and the forecast is for snow in the beautiful Cambridge village of Grantchester. For vicar Sidney Chambers, …
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (anachronisms): The prices of the electrical items in the shop window in the opening credits were quoted in decimal currency, although this wasn't introduced until almost 20 years later.
- Goof (errors in geography): As Chambers and Geordie arrive in London on the train there is a board showing the calling points. The first three are Cambridge, Shelford and Foxton. There are…
[show]Goof (errors in geography): As Chambers and Geordie arrive in London on the train there is a board showing the calling points. The first three are Cambridge, Shelford and Foxton. There are two lines between Cambridge and London. Shelford and Foxton are the first station out of Cambridge on different lines so a train cannot have called at both of them.
- It was snowing heavily outside whilst Sidney and Geordie were talking - however through the study window there was not one flake to be seen!