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


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2010 - 2014
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Sitcom starring Tom Hollander as a vicar promoted from a sleepy rural parish to a failing inner-city church. Also features Olivia Colman, Steve Evets, Ellen Thomas, Miles Jupp, Simon McBurney and more.

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Series 3, Episode 3

A local artist offers to make a £60k donation to St Saviour's. Has Adam found a solution to his financial problems?

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Rev.. Image shows from L to R: Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander), Mike Tobin (Dexter Fletcher). Copyright: Big Talk Productions

Adam is intrigued when a local artist, Mike Tobin, offers to make a £60k donation to St Saviour's.

Finally the Lord has provided a solution to Adam's financial problems. Nothing will go wrong (everything goes wrong).

Meanwhile Adam ropes Ellie in to his campaign against some local litter louts.


This broadcast started 3 minutes late.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th April 2014
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 9th June 2015 10:00pm BBC2
Tuesday 23rd June 2015 10:00pm BBC2 Wales

Cast & crew

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
Dexter Fletcher Mike Tobin
Writing team
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
Mark Davies Editor
Lucy Spink Production Designer
Jonathan Whitehead Composer


The Artist and the Vicar

Mike Tobin makes plans with Adam to exhibit in the church but Nigel objects, of course.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Tom Hollander (Rev Adam Smallbone), Miles Jupp (Nigel McCall) & Dexter Fletcher (Mike Tobin).

Art and the Archdeacon

The Archdeacon quizzes Adam over the exhibition in the church.

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

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