Books by the Beach: Grantchester

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James Runcie will be chatting to critic, broadcaster and author Barry Forshaw.


Presented by Books by the Beach

Key Cast:

With Author James Runcie
Hosted by Barry Forshaw

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25 April

James Runcie is an award-winning film-maker and author of ten novels, including six books in the Grantchester Mysteries series. In October 2014, ITV launched Grantchester, a prime-time series starring James Norton as Sidney Chambers; the fourth season aired in spring 2019.

James Runcie is a witty speaker who will be complemented by crime critic Barry Forshaw – a ‘must-see’ event for all fans of Grantchester! 

This event will last approximately one hour and will be followed by a book signing.

"Runcie has a light touch and a sense of humour,  but he is also a moralist"
The Scotsman

"Unexpectedly moving... finely written..."
The Guardian (On The Road to Grantchester)


Saturday 25 April 2020, 1.00pm

24 April - 26 April 2020


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