The misadventures of an Anglican vicar, his wife, and a small but odd group of parishioners in London.
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Series cast summary:
Tom Hollander ...  Rev. Adam Smallbone 19 episodes, 2010-2014
Olivia Colman ...  Alex Smallbone 19 episodes, 2010-2014
Steve Evets ...  Colin Lambert 19 episodes, 2010-2014
Miles Jupp ...  Nigel McCall 19 episodes, 2010-2014
Simon McBurney ...  Archdeacon Robert 19 episodes, 2010-2014
Ellen Thomas ...  Adoha Onyeka 18 episodes, 2010-2014
Lucy Liemann ...  Ellie Pattman / ... 14 episodes, 2010-2014
Jimmy Akingbola ...  Mick 10 episodes, 2010-2014
Katie Males ...  Lisa 8 episodes, 2010-2014
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The misadventures of an Anglican vicar, his wife, and a small but odd group of parishioners in London.

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It's hell being a vicar...

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UK

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English

Release Date:

28 June 2010 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Handle with Prayer See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Tom Hollander (Rev. Adam Smallbone) & Olivia Colman (Alex Smallbone) also worked together on The Night Manager (2016) as Lance Corkoran & Angela Burr respectively. See more »

Goofs

Archdeacon Robert is show a few times to be worried about what the Dean has to say, giving the impression that a Dean is above him in the church. The truth is that each Archdeaconry is divided into several Deanery establishments, so the opposite is true. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.34 (2011) See more »

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Sweet and Endearing
29 December 2018 | by brenstocktonSee all my reviews

I'm not up on British religion -- I'm not up on any religion once it left behind the teaching of tolerance, peace and love and took up the search for power through politics -- so if I say something offensive to someone who follows the Church of England, just let me say up front that I apologize. That said, I must say I adore this vicar. He's often unsure, terribly vulnerable and flawed, but he means well by his congregation, his friends, his wife. He just has trouble sometimes keeping his human-ness in check. And that is why I loved this show. I also loved the last episode with its poignancy and doubt. The Rev. remained true to his character, as much as he always tried to be what he thought he was supposed to be, he was in the end just a human being.


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