Tuesday 3 August 2010

'Rather Good' Rev

Ah this is splendid! It's that lovely word 'rather' again. In my estimation, Rev was rather more than rather good - how refreshing, how wholly unexpected to come across a comedy (or, come to that, any genre) that took religious faith, and its shadow, religious doubt, seriously. Is this a sign of change in the air, or was it a one-off, an aberration? It seems no second series of Rev has been commissioned, despite its success. That's rather a shame.


  1. Missed that series Nige, do you remember All Gas and Gaiters, hilarious comedy with William Mervyn, Robertson Hare and Derek Nimmo. An everyday story of high church folk or at least St Oggs.
    Not one joke about an actress, rather a shame.

  2. Good lord yes - what a cast that was - Robertson Hare indeed! They don't make them like that any more...

  3. I really hope there will be a season 2 of Rev. Does what good comedians do - says out loud what we're all thinking, only this time about religion.