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 2, Episode 4

There's a brilliant new teacher at the church school - problem is, he's an atheist.

Further details

Rev.. Image shows from L to R: Ellie Pattman (Lucy Liemann), Matthew Feld (Adrian Bower). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

The church school is up for religious inspection and headteacher Ellie's confident they'll pass with flying colours, thanks to inspiring new teacher Mr Feld. The only problem is, he's an atheist.

Adam clashes with Ellie, but has another battle on his hands - he's signed up for an interfaith football tournament and the St Saviour's congregation rather lacks young, fit athletes.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st December 2011
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
    Jimmy Akingbola Mick
    Guest cast
    Ben Willbond Steve Warwick
    Eliza Newman Chloe
    Severn Brand Courtney
    Adrian Bower Matthew Feld
    Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis Jerome
    Marcus Onilude Muslim Captain
    Robin Weaver Juliet
    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


    St Saviour's United

    Newly Buddhist Colin refuses to play on Adam's team in an interfaith football tournament.

    Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Olivia Colman (Alex Smallbone), Steve Evets (Colin Lambert), Miles Jupp (Nigel McCall).

    Tour de Hackney

    Trapped by traffic lights, Adam and Matthew debate the existence of God - on bikes.

    Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Adrian Bower (Matthew Feld).


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