Faith on TV? The star of ITV’s Grantchester criticised screenwriters and producers in April for constantly portraying faith in a negative light. The Christian Institute James Norton, who plays Reverend Canon Sidney Chambers in the detective drama, said he was proud to play the role of a churchman. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.