PBS Unveils ‘Grantchester’ Season 5 Trailer Ahead of June 14 Premiere

by Jeremy Spirogis
Geordie and Will in Grantchester

Grantchester may appear like a bucolic English village, nevertheless it’s no Eden, at the least in response to a dramatic preview for the upcoming fifth season of the PBS thriller collection. The public tv community unveiled the trailer on April 16. 

‘Grantchester’ returns June 14 

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Grantchester Season 5 premieres June 14 on PBS. Based on the preview, it appears like we will count on some new romantic entanglements, each for Will Davenport (Tom Brittney) and his just lately widowed mom, in addition to some snarky one-liners from detective Geordie Keating (Robson Green), and, after all, just a few murders. 

Lauren Carse has joined the solid as journalist Ellie Harding, and the younger vicar seems to have caught her eye. But she isn’t that impressed when she learns about his vow of celibacy, teasing him that he ought to change his title to “Won’t.” (Though later within the trailer, it appears like the 2 are kissing.)

Meanwhile, Will’s mom Amelia (Jemma Redgrave) has a brand new man in her life following the loss of life of Will’s father in season 4. But Will is skeptical of the connection, telling her that her fiancé is a “bully” and that she “deserves better.” And sadly, issues don’t appear to be getting any simpler for closeted curate Leonard Finch (Al Weaver), who continues to be struggling to reconcile his sexuality along with his religion. 

The trailer additionally guarantees ‘a deeper mystery’

Geordie and Will in Grantchester
Robson Green as Geordie Keating and Tom Brittney as Will Davenport in Grantchester | Courtesy of Colin Hutton/Kudos and MASTERPIECE

The trailer additionally guarantees “a deeper mystery” on this season of Grantchester. It’s not clear what that includes, nevertheless it’s attainable the previous Mrs. Maguire’s (Tessa Peake-Jones) new husband Jack Chapman (Nick Brimble) performs a task. “If I told you the truth, what good would that have done,” he asks her at one level, suggesting he’s hiding a giant secret from his spouse. 

Whatever the thriller is, it seems to have affected Will deeply, with some footage of him rushing away on his bike and angrily knocking issues over.

The new season picks up a yr after season 4

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Tom Brittney as Will Davenport in Grantchester Courtesy of Kudos and MASTERPIECE

The new season of Grantchester picks up a yr after the tip of season 4. It’s now 1957, the yr “Prime Minister Harold Macmillan told the British people that they had ‘never had it so good,’” in response to an outline from ITV, which airs the present within the U.Okay . “For many of the residents of Grantchester, it really will feel like they’re in a delightful new Eden, but for all the talk of paradise on earth and faith-in-action, Geordie Keating knows that trouble is never far away.”

In the season’s first episode, a scholar from a prestigious all-female school is discovered useless throughout Spring Ball season. To discover her killer, Will and Geordie should “infiltrate the murky world of campus politics and university societies.” At the identical time, Geordie and Cathy (Kacey Ainsworth) are dealing with new challenges of their marriage, whereas Leonard has to regulate to life again at residence after a visit to Marrakech with Daniel (Oliver Dimsdale). 

Grantchester Season 5 premieres Sunday, June 14 on PBS.

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