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02/07/2018

'Outlander' Star Joins ITV Detective Drama

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'Outlander' star Tom Brittney has joined the cast of ITV detective drama 'Grantchester' as Reverend Will Davenport, crime-solving partner to Robson Green's Geordie Keating.

Grantchester is a co-production from Kudos and MASTERPIECE on PBS.
 
On joining Grantchester, Mr Brittney said: "I am beyond excited. From the moment I heard about the role of Will Davenport, it was something I wanted more than anything. It's a real honour to be joining such a wonderful series, with such a loyal fan base."

James Norton, who plays clergyman, Sidney Chambers, will make his final appearance during the fourth series.
 
Mr Norton said: "As excited as I am to be filming a new series of Grantchester, it's also heartbreaking to be saying goodbye to Sidney Chambers. I've loved this experience, and particularly working with such an extraordinary cast and crew. All the best to the fantastic Tom Brittney in his role as the new vicar. He is a wonderful addition to the Grantchester family."
 
"A message to MASTERPIECE fans, as much as I know you'll miss James Norton, I promise that you'll love Tom Brittney," said MASTERPIECE Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton at WGBH Boston. "Just watch him go toe-to-toe with Robson Green's character, the very skeptical Geordie … and watch him win him over."
 
Commissioned by MASTERPIECE on PBS, Grantchester, series 4, is currently in production in London, Cambridge, and Grantchester.
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