Brittney joins the series as Robson Green’s clergyman sidekick as James Norton bids farewell to the programme.

Tom Brittney and Robson Green

“As excited as I am to be filming a new series of Grantchester, it’s also heartbreaking to be saying goodbye to Sidney Chambers. I’ve loved this experience, and particularly working with such an extraordinary cast and crew. All the best to the fantastic Tom Brittney in his role as the new vicar. He is a wonderful addition to the Grantchester family.” – James Norton

Tom Brittney will join the cast of Grantchester as Reverend Will Davenport, crime-solving partner to Robson Green’s Geordie Keating for its fourth outing on the network. James Norton, who plays the charismatic, jazz-loving clergyman, Sidney Chambers, will make his final appearance during this run of episodes on ITV.

Tom, Robson and James in a promo for series four

A man of the people, confident, caring and self-assured, Grantchester’s young, new parish priest Will Davenport channels his boundless energy into a quest for social justice. He is a man of God, but with the devil inside of him. As Geordie draws him into righting the wrongs of criminal Cambridge, Will’s own troubled past is unearthed.

Series 4, is currently in production in London, Cambridge and Grantchester. The drama has been adapted from the Grantchester Mysteries novels by James Runcie with the series developed for TV by Daisy Coulam.

“I am beyond excited. From the moment I heard about the role of Will Davenport, it was something I wanted more than anything. It’s a real honour to be joining such a wonderful series, with such a loyal fan base.” – Tom Brittney

Robson Green and James Norton.
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