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 5

After Nigel complains about Adam's conduct to the bishop, Adam begins to seriously doubt his calling as a vicar.

Further details

Rev.. Archdeacon Robert (Simon McBurney). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

Adam is shocked when he discovers that Nigel has reported him to the bishop for conduct unbecoming.

As the archdeacon investigates Nigel's complaint, Adam begins to seriously doubt his calling. Maybe he's not cut out to be a vicar after all?

Broadcast details

Monday 21st April 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
    Guest cast
    Katie Males Lisa (Shop Worker)
    Ralph Fiennes Bishop of London
    Joanna Scanlan Jill Mallory
    Vicki Pepperdine Geri Tennison
    Liam Neeson Man
    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
    Mark Davies Editor
    Lucy Spink Production Designer
    Jonathan Whitehead Composer


    The Disciplinary Code

    Adam wants Nigel to retract his complaint but Nigel will only quote the Disciplinary Code in response, which aggravates Adam further.

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


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