The Magic of Masterpiece – “Grantchester” Filmmaker Talk with Daisy Coulam

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Program Description:

PBS Books, in collaboration with MASTERPIECE, hosts a conversation with creator, writer, and executive producer of Grantchester, Daisy Coulam, to discuss Season 8 of Grantchester.

Originally based on a series of books by James Runcie, Grantchester has become a summer viewing staple. Set in Cambridgeshire, vicar Will Davenport and detective Geordie Keating continue to solve mysteries and fight crime. Gain insights into Daisy’s writing process and the riveting 8th season of Grantchester.

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About the Show:

There’s no shortage of murder, mystery, and mayhem in the Cambridgeshire village of Grantchester — but Detective Geordie Keating (Robson Green) and motorcycle riding vicar Will Davenport (Tom Brittney) are always on the case.

In Grantchester Season 8, Will is happy, and Geordie and Cathy are content in their relationship. But an accident and shocking announcements threaten the stability and happiness found by Grantchester’s vicar and police detective duo. Exploring faith, forgiveness, and redemption, this explosive season of Grantchester tests Will and Geordie to the limit.

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Guest Biography:

Daisy  Coulam is creator, writer and executive producer of “Grantchester”– now in its eigth season. Daisy also wrote and created ”Deadwater Fell”, a 4–part psychological thriller starring David Tennant – and has written for numerous other shows including ”Humans” and ”Death in Paradise”.

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