Grantchester 2021 cast revealed for series 6 of ITV drama

Meet the Grantchester cast

Grantchester VI - Specials

Grantchester series 6 has arrived on ITV - here's a full run down of who's on the cast.

Following the show's last outing in January 2020, a brand new sixth season begins this week on ITV.


DI Geordie Keating and Reverend Will Davenport return as the series resumes in 1958 with the crime fighting duo renewing their partnership to solve new cases.

Grantchester 2021 cast

Robson Green and Tom Brittney return to reprise their roles of DI Geordie Keating and Will Davenport respectively.

Tessa Peake-Jones returns as Mrs C, Al Weaver as Leonard Finch, Kacey Ainsworth as Cathy Keating, Oliver Dimsdale as Daniel Marlowe and Nick Brimble as Jack Chapman.

Meanwhile guest actors confirmed for the new episodes include Rachael Stirling, Andy Nyman, Miles Jupp, Christina Cole, Rebecca Front, Jonathan Aris, Ben Wiggins, Corey Johnson, Tyger Drew-Honey, Paul Bradley, Paul Ryan, Gabrielle Glaister, Michelle Greenidge, Gordon Kennedy and Stuart Bowman.

A teaser for the second episode shares: "When a baptism service is disrupted by a man claiming he’s the rightful father of the child, and not the smiling parents around the font, Will and Geordie find themselves drawn into a complicated family dispute which seems to be connected to the murder of Joan Beaumont, the head of a local adoption agency.

"With both sets of parents having reasons to want Joan silenced, are any of them responsible for her death? Meanwhile at the vicarage, a sinister blackmail letter arrives for Leonard, forcing Will to visit his own difficult family in the hopes of raising the money to pay the demand.

"But when his newly-arrived-in-town step-sister, Tamara, jeopardises Will’s chances with step-dad St John, Leonard decides to take matters into his own hands – and face his blackmailer, alone..."

Watch Grantchester on TV and online

The new series of Grantchester currently airs Friday nights at 9PM on ITV.

As well as watching on TV, you're able to watch episodes online and catch up via the ITV Hub.


For now, Grantchester season 5 is currently available to stream online via the ITV Hub here.

Alternatively, past series and episodes of Grantchester are available to buy to stream or download online via Amazon Prime Video here, via iTunes here or via new streaming service BritBox here.

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