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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