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

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
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

Videos

I won't visit you in prison

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

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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.

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

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