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

Rev.

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

Series 2, Episode 1

Inner-city parish life hasn't got any easier, so when he becomes an accidental hero, the vicar gets a bit carried away.

Further details

Rev.. Image shows from L to R: Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander), Adoha Onyeka (Ellen Thomas). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

The Reverend Adam Smallbone is back and life in his east London parish hasn't got any easier; his flock are just as demanding and his wife Alex has reached breaking point. So when Adam unwittingly thwarts a mugging, he's tempted to bask in the novelty of being hailed a super vicar instead of the usual clergy baiting, and enjoy Alex's renewed attraction to her hero husband.

But as the lie spirals out of control, Adam draws attention from on high...

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 10th November 2011
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
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
Lucy Liemann Ellie Pattman
Guest cast
Hugh Bonneville Roland Wise
Katie Males Lisa (Shop Worker)
Eliza Newman Chloe
Severn Brand Courtney
Ralph Fiennes Bishop of London
Billy Pamphilon Teen Thief
Writing team
James Wood Writer
Sam Bain Script Editor
Production team
Peter Cattaneo Director
Hannah Pescod Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Tom Hollander Executive Producer
Simon Wilson Executive Producer
Gary Dollner Editor
Grenville Horner Production Designer
Jonathan Whitehead Composer

Videos

Holding Out For A Hero

When Adam pops into the corner shop he's pleased to discover being a local hero has its perks. The normally hostile Lisa behind the counter has transformed into an adoring fan...

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Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Katie Males (Lisa).

Retreat!

Adam's escaped the hectic city for a few days at a silent retreat. But the peace and quiet is shatterd by the arrival of old friend and rival Roland Wise.

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Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Hugh Bonneville (Roland Wise).

They'll Have Seen A Cow, Adam

Having learned of Adam's plan to take some local schoolkids on a trip to see cows, Archdeacon Robert delights in bursting Adam's bubble.

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Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Simon McBurney (Archdeacon Robert).

Suicidal Cows

Convinced that many of the children at Ellie's school have never seen cows, Adam decides to plan an education school trip to Dover to see some. Suicidal ones, apparently.

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Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Lucy Liemann (Ellie Pattman).

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