Rev.. Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.


BBC Two sitcom about a vicar. 19 episodes (3 series), 2010 - 2014. Stars Tom Hollander, Olivia Colman, Steve Evets, Ellen Thomas and others.

Series 1, Episode 5

Adam makes friends with a man who's keen to get married at St Saviour's. The pair share pints in the local pub and even go jogging together... but the bromance comes to a crashing halt.

Further details

Rev.. Image shows from L to R: Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander), Leon (Colin Salmon). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

Tired of feeling excluded and derided by the rest of society, Adam is thrilled to meet Leon, who's keen to get married at St Saviour's.

Leon sees past the dog collar and a friendship develops, with the pair sharing pints in the local pub and even jogging together. However, the romance comes to a crashing halt at an embarrassing vicarage dinner party when Adam discovers that his wife, Alex, went to college with Leon - and that they had done something naughty in a rather surprising place.

Guest starring Colin Salmon as Leon.

Broadcast details

Monday 26th July 2010
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Hollander Rev Adam Smallbone
Olivia Colman Alex Smallbone
Steve Evets Colin Lambert
Ellen Thomas Adoha Onyeka
Miles Jupp Nigel McCall
Simon McBurney Archdeacon Robert
Guest cast
Colin Salmon Leon
Lu Corfield Gemma Harper
Joanna Bobin Debs
Writing team
Jonathan Harvey Writer
Production team
Peter Cattaneo Director
Kenton Allen Producer
Hannah Pescod Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer
Simon O'Connor Editor
Peter Oliver (as Peter H Oliver) Editor
Grenville Horner Production Designer
Jonathan Whitehead Composer

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