Where Do I Know That Actor? (Part Three)

I realized I have enough material to go all week, so check back every day this week for another installment.

Today: Grantchester.

You may have caught this Masterpiece Mystery! series when it aired on UNC-TV and UNC-MX earlier in the year. Now it’s on UNC-EX (Saturdays at 9pm) and it’s a perfect time to point out two very familiar faces.

The first is Robson Green. He plays gruff, down-to-earth police inspector Geordie Keating. The name sound familiar? He’s been in three series that spring to mind – Reckless, Touching Evil and Grafters. Reckless, which was presented in the late 90s on Masterpiece Theatre, was about a young doctor who falls in love with his boss’s wife. In addition to Green who played young doctor Owen Springer, Reckless starred Francesca Annis (Home Fires) as his love interest and Michael Kitchen (Foyle’s War) as her husband. In Touching Evil (seen on Mystery! in 1998), Green played Detective Chief Inspector Dave Creegan. In Grafters, Green was a builder named Joe Purvis who worked alongside his brother, played by Stephen Tomkinson (Ballykissangel, DCI Banks). Continue reading

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