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Grantchester star Robson Green beams alongside rarely-seen siblings

The actor resides in Hexham, Northumberland

Phoebe Tatham
Content Writer
May 22, 2024
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Grantchester star Robson Green has shared a plethora of new family photos featuring his rarely seen siblings.

Amongst the images, which were shared to Instagram, the 59-year-old actor uploaded a wholesome snapshot of himself posing with his lookalike brother David and his two sisters Dawn and Joanna.

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The actor posing with his brother David and his sisters Dawn and Joanna

The sibling trio recently joined forces for the latest series of Robson Green's Weekend Escapes. In his caption, the actor shared a glimpse inside their getaway, writing: "Been a busy busy week filming the new series of 'Robson Green's Weekend Escapes' which kicked off a few days ago with a real family affair.

"Immersed ourselves in the beautiful outdoors driving two fantastic fortresses of freedom provided by @overlandadventuresuk. Being together as a group of siblings and as a family is always important for fostering strong relationships, providing support, and promoting mental wellbeing."

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Robson filmed alongside his siblings

Highlighting some of the benefits associated with building family ties, Robson continued: "Taking a break from the stresses of daily life to spend quality time with loved ones can have a positive impact on emotional health, creating a sense of belonging, love, and security that are essential when wanting to relax, recharge and reconnect with nature and our surroundings.

"Be it canoeing along the River Till, spending time with a caricature artist or being alongside our feathered friends it really is a comfort blanket for the soul."

Robson's family update sparked a sweet fan reaction in the comments section. One follower wrote: "Can't wait to watch, love your programmes," while a second noted: "Such a feel-good programme, my husband and I love to watch", and a third added: "Really lovely to see family sharing important family time."

Robson Green with his uncle Matheson and brother David© BBC
Robson Green with his uncle Matheson and brother David

Robson and his two siblings were raised by their parents Anne and Robson (Snr.) in Dudley - a small mining village in North Tyneside.

"I grew up in Northumberland, a happy child in a loving, hard-working family," Robson previously told The Telegraph.

Robson Green and Rishi Nair filming Grantchester season nine
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Robson is best known for starring in Grantchester

Elsewhere in the interview, Robson spoke fondly about his father, explaining how he taught the actor and his brother David how to swim. "He had an interesting way of teaching my younger brother David and I to swim," he revealed.

"He'd take us down to the Tyne, throw us in and say right, get yourself out. There was no technical development, but it really does focus the mind, the thought of drowning – so we got ourselves out like torpedoes."

Robson Green and his uncle Matheson wearing beekeeper's outfits© BBC
Robson learning about beekeeping with his uncle Matheson

Meanwhile, during a conversation with The Guardian in 2019, Robson took a trip down memory line and recalled one of his earliest childhood memories.

Opening up, he shared: "When I was three, I ran over my brother, David. He'd just been born, everybody was paying him attention and being the narcissist that I am, I ran him over with my tricycle."

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