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 3, Episode 2

Adam signs up for a course on how to save his church - led by Roland Wise. He also struggles between his beliefs and church law when asked to marry a gay couple.

Further details

Rev.. Roland Wise (Hugh Bonneville). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

Adam's put on the spot when two of his and Alex's friends ask him to marry them. Of course he'd love to but there's one problem: they're gay and the C of E have a tiny bit of a problem with gay marriage.

Meanwhile, Adam signs up for a course on how to save his church - led by Roland Wise. Is Roland's explosive IED (Invade - Evangelise - Deliver) approach to ministry the answer to Adam's prayers? Probably not.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 31st March 2014
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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    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
    Jimmy Akingbola Mick
    Guest cast
    Hugh Bonneville Roland Wise
    Katie Males Lisa (Shop Worker)
    Joseph Kennedy Jez
    Patrick Baladi Rob
    Writing team
    James Wood Writer
    Sam Bain Script Editor
    Production team
    Lucy Spink Production Designer
    Mark Henson Editor
    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
    Jonathan Whitehead Composer

    Videos

    I won't visit you in prison

    Adam has to do some emergency re-writes to his service, but Nigel is not happy.

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Miles Jupp (Nigel McCall).

    The I.E.D of Ministry

    Roland has a new and explosive way to get Adam's church back in the black.

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

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

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