The Improbable Crime-Fighting Team Returns for "Grantchester" Season Three on Masterpiece

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14 June 2017
Courtesy of Colin Hutton and Kudos Films and Television Limited for MASTERPIECE
Airing Sundays from June 18 through July 30 at 9 PM ET on PBS
(Check your local listings)

         Join James Norton and Robson Green as the improbable crime-fighting team—Reverend Sidney Chambers and Inspector Geordie Keating, respectively—bringing justice and spiritual nourishment to early 1950s England. “Grantchester” returns after last season's cliffhanger ending for Reverend Sidney Chambers (James Norton, Happy Valley) and the woman he loves, Amanda (Morven Christie, The Replacement). What sort of future can there be for a vicar and married woman carrying her husband's child? Robson Green (Reckless) also returns as Sidney's best friend Inspector Geordie Keating in seven new episodes following the improbable crime-fighting duo.

Part One
Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 9 - 10:30pm ET

It’s the week before Christmas, 1954. Vicar Sidney Chambers is engrossed with holiday duties, but distracted by an impossible situation — how can a vicar and a woman carrying her estranged husband’s baby ever make it work? If that isn’t enough to keep him busy, there’s a new case to solve. When a would-be groom is found dead with the wedding rings lodged in his mouth, Geordie is horrified: these are the hallmarks of a years-old unsolved murder.
Part Two
Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 9-10pm ET

A mysterious death and the unsettling appearance of a dead bird at the vicarage lead Sidney and Geordie down a dark path. Leonard forges a bond with a woman close to the case. Amanda and Sidney are blissfully in love…but how long can it continue?
Part Three
Sunday, July 2, 2017 from 9-10pm ET

When several villagers become ill at the local cricket match, Geordie and Sidney must determine if it was an accident, or something more sinister. Sidney and Amanda learn that their secret isn’t so secret after all.
Part Four
Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 9-10pm ET

Sidney and Geordie must determine the connection between a murder and a number of post office robberies. Leonard becomes the village hero. Sidney, Geordie, and Leonard all find themselves at crossroads in their personal lives.
Part Five
Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 9-10pm ET

A young woman’s death is covered up, and Sidney and Geordie try to hold those responsible accountable for their actions. Someone from Mrs. Maguire’s past turns up. Geordie, Leonard and Sidney are forced to face the difficult truths in their lives.
Part Six
Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 9-10pm ET

Sidney tries to right a wrong, and so does Geordie. Mrs. Maguire has some of her questions answered, and turns a new leaf. Amanda gives Sidney an ultimatum.

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