ITV builds case for Grantchester

ITV has ordered a second season of crime drama Grantchester.



The series, which stars James Norton and Robson Green, follows a crime-fighting clergyman and his police inspector partner.

It is based on the books by James Runcie, written by Daisy Coulam, and produced by Lovely Day.

The executive producer is Diederick Santer. Filming will begin next year.

Season one of Grantchester has also been acquired by PBS in the US for its Masterpiece strand, which is also a coproducer on the series.

Shine International holds international distribution rights to the series.