Lambeth Palace.

Lambeth Palace

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 1 episode in 2009. Stars Alex Jennings, Geoffrey Whitehead, Phoebe Nicholls, Murray Melvin, Susan Jameson, Philip Fox, Sam Dale and others.

Lambeth Palace

Dark comedy by Christopher William Hill imagining the behind-the-scenes politics involved in the selection of a fictional Archbishop of Canterbury

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2009
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Alex Jennings, Geoffrey Whitehead, Phoebe Nicholls, Murray Melvin, Susan Jameson, Philip Fox, Sam Dale, Stephen Hogan and others
Writer
Christopher William Hill
Director
Mary Peate
Producer
Mary Peate

A radio comedy which explores the internal politics of the Church of England.

When the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Anthony Taylor, suddenly dies of a heart attack, the Church of England is rocked to its foundations.

One of Taylor's supporters, Dr Michael Lombard, is a possible new candidate, but he is seriously questioning his religious convictions. His wife, Grace, sees this as a minor stumbling block in the struggle for high office. But many members of the Synod are being won over by rival candidate Dr David Channing, Archbishop of York - a traditionalist who argues that Taylor's public support for the ordination of female Bishops and more liberal interpretations of the Bible threaten schisms in the worldwide community.

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