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Meet the Cast & Characters

Get to know the talented Grantchester cast—including James Norton, Robson Green, Tom Brittney, Tessa Peake-Jones, Al Weaver and more. Learn about their characters in the show, other roles you’ve seen them in and some surprising off-screen intel!

Al Weaver as Leonard Finch

Actor Al Weaver as curate Leonard Finch in the TV mystery series, Grantchester.

About the Character: Leonard is the well-groomed, buttoned-up curate who tries to mix philosophy with theology. He’s perpetually nervous and very sweet. A closeted gay man, Leonard has been an outsider his whole life. His escape is books. 

Where You’ve Seen Him Before: On MASTERPIECE, Weaver played journalist James Edwards in Press and an antiquities museum employee in Sherlock’s “The Blind Banker” episode. He’s also known for his role in the film Colette alongside Poldark star Eleanor Tomlinson, Baptiste and Mrs. Wilson star Fiona Shaw, and Les Misérables star Dominic West.

Fun Fact: Beyond stage and screen, Weaver also voiced characters in two video games: Rees Wakefield in The Complex, an interactive sci-fi thriller, and Rex in the open-world RPG Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

Related Content: Check out Weaver’s exclusive cast interview and enjoy his conversation with MASTERPIECE Studio podcast.


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