The misadventures of an Anglican vicar, his wife, and a small but odd group of parishioners in London.
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 Rev. Adam Smallbone (19 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Alex Smallbone (19 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Colin Lambert (19 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Nigel McCall (19 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Archdeacon Robert (19 episodes, 2010-2014)
Ellen Thomas ...
 Adoha Onyeka (18 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Ellie Pattman / ... (14 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Mick (10 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 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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Handle with Prayer  »

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As well as guest starring as celebrity clergyman 'Roland Wise' Hugh Bonneville is also a huge fan of the show See more »

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Almost too truthful to bear
29 April 2014 | by (London, England.) – See all my reviews

This meditation on how a a Good man might fare as a Priest in modern inner city London is so real that, as in life, it's often almost impossible to know whether you want to laugh or cry. Often I did both. And at the same time. The story arc leads to flirting with the old postulation on what would we do to Jesus if he walked among us today, but the deeper insight is into what it means for us mere mortals, just to try to be good, even Christian, in this world, surrounded by the selfish and the self involved, the deluded and the indifferent. As writing it isn't being bettered anywhere on TV. As a company, all the players are brilliant, as the protagonist, Tom Hollander stakes a claim of such star quality, warmth and truth, as should make every writer and director beg to have him work with them. Along the way to the denouement, guest stars Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neesons involvement points to the richly deserved recognition that this show has received. The end is almost too much to take...but by a God I'm grateful that it got made.


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