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MASTERPIECE: Grantchester: Season 3

Pictured from left to right: MORVEN CHRISTIE as Amanda, JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers, TOM AUSTEN as Guy Hopkins and baby.
Courtesy of Colin Hutton and Kudos/ITV for MASTERPIECE
Pictured from left to right: MORVEN CHRISTIE as Amanda, JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers, TOM AUSTEN as Guy Hopkins and baby.

Airs Saturdays, Oct. 6, 2018 at 10:30 p.m. & Oct. 13 - Nov. 17, 2018 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

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 vicarand 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.

GRANTCHESTER: What to Expect in Season 3

EPISODE GUIDE:

Episode 1 repeats Saturday, Oct. 6 at 10:30 p.m. - 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.

GRANTCHESTER: Christmas Special Sneak Peek

Episode 2 repeats Saturday, Oct. 13 at 11 p.m. - Follow Sidney and Geordie as a mysterious death and the unsettling appearance of a dead bird at the vicarage lead them down a dark path. Leonard forges a bond with a woman close to the case. Amanda and Sidney are in love — but can it continue?

MORVEN CHRISTIE as Amanda Kendall and JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers.
Courtesy of Colin Hutton and Kudos/ITV for MASTERPIECE
MORVEN CHRISTIE as Amanda Kendall and JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers.

Episode 3 repeats Saturday, Oct. 20 at 11 p.m. - 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.

ROBSON GREEN as Geordie Keating and JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers.
Courtesy of Colin Hutton and Kudos/ITV for MASTERPIECE
ROBSON GREEN as Geordie Keating and JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers.

Episode 4 repeats Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11 p.m. - 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.

EMILY BEVAN as Hilary Franklin and AL WEAVER as Leonard Finch.
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EMILY BEVAN as Hilary Franklin and AL WEAVER as Leonard Finch.

Episode 5 repeats Saturday, Nov. 3 at 11 p.m. - 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.

Pictured from left to right: KACEY AINSWORTH as Cathy Keating, ROBSON GREEN as Geordie Keating, and SELINE HIZLI as Margaret.
Courtesy of Colin Hutton and Kudos/ITV for MASTERPIECE
Pictured from left to right: KACEY AINSWORTH as Cathy Keating, ROBSON GREEN as Geordie Keating, and SELINE HIZLI as Margaret.

Episode 6 repeats Saturday Nov. 10 at 11 p.m. - Sidney tries to right a wrong; so does Geordie. Mrs. Maguire has some of her questions answered and turns a new leaf. Amanda gives Sidney an ultimatum.

ROBSON GREEN as Geordie Keating and JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers.
Courtesy of Colin Hutton and Kudos/ITV for MASTERPIECE
ROBSON GREEN as Geordie Keating and JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers.

Episode 7 repeats Saturday, Nov. 17 at 11 p.m. - A boy goes missing and the entire village heads out in search of him. Sidney, Geordie, Leonard and Mrs. Maguire all take steps in a new direction.

MORVEN CHRISTIE as Amanda Kendall and JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers.
Courtesy of Colin Hutton and Kudos/ITV for MASTERPIECE
MORVEN CHRISTIE as Amanda Kendall and JAMES NORTON as Sidney Chambers.

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GRANTCHESTER Season 3: Preview

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CREDITS:

A co-production of Kudos and MASTERPIECE for ITV. The executive producers for Kudos are Diederick Santer and Daisy Coulam. The executive producer for MASTERPIECE is Rebecca Eaton for MASTERPIECE at WGBH Boston. The series producer is Emma Kingsman-Lloyd. The directors are Tim Fywell, Edward Bennett, Rebecca Gatward and Rob Evans. Adapted from the Grantchester Mysteries novels by James Runcie, the series was developed for television by Daisy Coulam, and written by Daisy Coulam, John Jackson, Oliver Frampton and Jess Williams.