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 3, Episode 1

Adam teams up with a local imam in order to refurbish a run-down childrens' playground. Can the church even survive with a new area dean and diocesan secretary on the prowl?

Further details

Rev.. Image shows from L to R: Jill Mallory (Joanna Scanlan), Geri Tennison (Vicki Pepperdine), Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander), Yussef Hasan (Kayvan Novak). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

Adam's wife Alex gives birth to their daughter in dramatic circumstances. How will Adam cope with parenthood on top of his small but demanding congregation? Can he manage being a father and a Father?

Adam teams up with a local imam to help improve the community - but is his new colleague friend or foe? Plus the new area dean and diocesan secretary clearly have it in for St Saviour's. Can Adam save his church from their parish reorganisation plans?

Broadcast details

Monday 24th March 2014
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
Joanna Scanlan Jill Mallory
Vicki Pepperdine Geri Tennison
Kayvan Novak Yussef Hasan
Writing team
James Wood Writer
Tom Hollander Writer
Sam Bain Script Editor
Production team
Peter Cattaneo Director
Polly Buckle Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Tom Hollander Executive Producer
Hannah Pescod Executive Producer
James Wood Executive Producer


Adam pushes the humour limit

Adam finds out what constitues too much humour in the eyes of the local Imam.

Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Steve Evets (Colin Lambert), Kayvan Novak (Yussef Hasan).

Present and Engaged

Adam gets a grilling by his superiors, but what's their real motivation?

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Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Joanna Scanlan (Jill Mallory), Vicki Pepperdine (Geri Tennison).


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