The Vicar Of Dibley. Geraldine Grainger (Dawn French). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

The Vicar Of Dibley

BBC One sitcom set around a local church. 20 episodes (3 series), 1994 - 2020. Stars Dawn French, Emma Chambers, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet and others.

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The Vicar Of Dibley. Geraldine Grainger (Dawn French). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

The Vicar Of Dibley In Lockdown, Episode 2

The vicar learns that it is better to write her sermons sober, experiences the joy of going outside again and remembers her wonderful verger Alice.

Further details

In her second set of sermons, Geraldine finally experiences the joy of going outside again. She also learns the dangers of trying to write sermons whilst also enjoying advocaat, reveals the results of the village quiz, discusses the fiasco over school exams, ponders the Black Lives Matters movement and remembers her wonderful verger Alice.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th December 2020
Time
8:55pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
10 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Dawn French Geraldine Grainger
Writing team
Richard Curtis Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Writer
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Jon Plowman Producer
Richard Curtis Executive Producer
Peter Bennett-Jones Executive Producer
Ben Caudell Executive Producer

Press

Dawn French wasn't the first choice for Dibley

The hit 90s comedy recently returned to the BBC for a series of lockdown specials and producer Peter Bennett-Jones has opened up on some behind-the-scenes secrets, revealing that Richard Curtis never actually wrote the role of Geraldine Grainger for Dawn.

Rebecca Lewis, The Sun, 14th December 2020

The Vicar Of Dibley in Lockdown, review

Did the Vicar taking a knee warrant such pearl-clutching?

Michael Hogan, The Telegraph, 14th December 2020

Dibley viewers 'in tears' over Emma Chambers tribute

The Vicar Of Dibley viewers were left in "floods of tears" after Dawn French paid an emotional tribute to her late co-star Emma Chambers.

Isobel Lewis, The Independent, 15th December 2020
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