Every thing We Know About Tom Brittney’s Remaining Season


PBS has launched the primary take a look at Grantchester Season 9, which can be Tom Brittney‘s final stand as Vicar Will Davenport. The trailer for Season 9 rapidly units the stage for his departure and introduces Alphy Kotteram, Brittney’s successor performed by Rishi Nair.

With huge adjustments afoot, right here’s every thing there may be to learn about Grantchester Season 9.

Grantchester Season 9 Trailer

There’s a brand new Vicar coming to city to assist police detective Geordie Keating (Robson Inexperienced) remedy circumstances in Season 9, and there’s no scarcity of homicide, thriller, and mayhem on this seemingly quiet Fifties Cambridgeshire village that offers the present its identify. James Norton performed Grantchester’s Vicar earlier than Brittney, and now Nair takes on the mantle within the new episodes (extra particulars on once they’ll debut beneath).

Within the trailer above, Brittney’s Will is hesitant to depart Grantchester, however his spouse, Bonnie (You‘s Charlotte Ritchie), is encouraging him to comply with his coronary heart. “Possibly we might each do extra” elsewhere, Bonnie asks. When Will asks about leaving Geordie behind, she says, “He survived Burma. He’d get by us leaving. Query is: do you need to?”

Geordie doesn’t appear to take the information of their potential departure effectively. “He would keep simply to please you, and that’s not honest,” Bonnie says. However Geordie doesn’t perceive in talks with Will.

Whether or not Geordie likes it or not, issues are altering in Grantchester. The trailer introduce the brand new Vicar, and everybody can’t cease saying “you’re the brand new one, are you?” to the good-looking man. Geordie tells Alphy how their detective-Vicar relationship works, and the brand new blood hits the bottom working helping in an investigation. However there’s one thing darkish in Alphy’s previous that may undoubtedly be revealed in dramatic style within the upcoming season.

Grantchester Season 9 Plot

'Grantchester' Season 8

Tom Brittney and Robson Greene in Grantchester Season 8 (MASTERPIECE and Kudos)

PBS has supplied keen followers with a Season 9 synopsis, hinting at why Will and Bonnie can be leaving.

“It’s 1961, and life is sweet for Will and Geordie,” it reads. “The households are at all times collectively, from Sunday lunches to planning summer time holidays, and with honorary grandparents Mrs. C and Jack and adopted uncles Daniel and Leonard; it’s one huge completely satisfied household! However when Will is approached with a life-changing supply, can he depart Grantchester and Geordie behind? As Geordie struggles with private loss and ever-growing household battle between Cathy and teenage daughter, Esme, he has nobody to show to. However when he arrests an intruder breaking into the Vicarage, he could discover his days of working with a Vicar aren’t over.”

“Reverend Alphy Kotteram has an instinctive mistrust for authority and completely no want to become involved in homicide investigations,” the outline continues. “However Alphy and Geordie will uncover they’ve much more in widespread than they first suppose, and Alphy will discover that in Grantchester, homicide isn’t far-off. From lethal circuses, deserted infants, and hostile historians to vanishing valets and murderous satirists. Collectively, Geordie and Alphy witness first-hand how faith could be corrupted but in addition how religion, love, and friendship can supply hope — and renewal.”

Why Is Tom Brittney Leaving Grantchester?

PBS introduced on July 12, 2023 that Brittney was leaving the collection to pursue new tasks. He first debuted on the present in 2019.

“I’ve had probably the most unbelievable time taking part in Will Davenport for the final 5 years. I acquired to unravel crimes with my greatest good friend, and work with the very best forged and crew I might ever ask for,” Brittney stated in a press release on the time. “I’ll miss it greater than something. Nevertheless it’s time for the baton to be handed, because it as soon as was to me, and I’m so excited for Rishi to affix the Grantchester household.”

“I’m completely thrilled to be becoming a member of Grantchester,” stated Nair. “The welcome and assist I’ve obtained from everybody has been overwhelming. The success of the present and the rationale we’re right here for a ninth season is a testomony to all of the those that have beforehand labored on it. I’m actually excited to get began and can’t await the Grantchester followers to fulfill Alphy and to see all that’s in retailer for him.”

“I really feel so blessed to be embarking as soon as once more on this thrilling journey with the beloved collection, Grantchester,” added Inexperienced. “The anticipation is palpable nonetheless, amid the exhilaration, a tinge of unhappiness lingers for all of us as we’re bidding farewell to my shut good friend and noteworthy actor Tom Brittney, whose portrayal of the charismatic Will Davenport can be sorely missed. But, we’re all delighted in welcoming the extremely proficient Rishi Nair to the Grantchester household! Together with his distinctive abilities and magnetic presence, I’ve little doubt that Rishi can be fascinating the hearts of tens of millions not solely within the UK but in addition throughout the globe.”

Grantchester Season 9 Premiere Date

Grantchester returns to PBS on Sunday, June 16 at 9/8c. The season will possible be comprised of six episodes like its predecessors.

Grantchester Season 9 Forged

Along with returning stars Brittney, Inexperienced, and Ritchie and new star Nair, Grantchester Season 9 stars Al Weaver as Leonard Finch, Kacey Ainsworth as Cathy Keating, Oliver Dimsdale as Daniel Marlowe, Tessa Peake-Jones as Mrs. C, Bradley Corridor as DC Larry Peters, Nick Brimble as Jack Chapman, Melissa Johns as Miss Scott, and Skye Lucia Degruttola as Esme Keating.

Grantchester, Season 9 Premiere, Sunday, June 16, 9/8c, PBS


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