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The Vicar of Dibley 

A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dawn French ...  Geraldine Granger / ... 26 episodes, 1994-2015
James Fleet ...  Hugo Horton 26 episodes, 1994-2015
Trevor Peacock ...  Jim Trott 26 episodes, 1994-2015
Gary Waldhorn ...  David Horton 25 episodes, 1994-2013
Roger Lloyd Pack ...  Owen Newitt 25 episodes, 1994-2013
Emma Chambers ...  Alice Tinker / ... 24 episodes, 1994-2007
John Bluthal ...  Frank Pickle 23 episodes, 1994-2013
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Storyline

The 100-something vicar of the small English village of Dibley has passed on. A new vicar has been requested for a replacement. What they get is Geraldine Granger, a non-traditional, chocolate loving, rock n' roll playing vicar. That is not what gets the citizens of Dibley in a uproar though. It's because she is a woman. Still, that doesn't stop Geraldine from proving her worthiness to the village. After time, the villagers (with the exception of influential David Horton) accept Geraldine as The Vicar of Dibley. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Latin | Hebrew

Release Date:

10 November 1994 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Vicar of Dibley See more »

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Runtime:

(Comic Relief Specials) | (Season 1-2) | (Season 3, 1996 Easter Special, 1997 Christmas Special, 2005 New Years Special) | (2004 Christmas Special) | (2006 Christmas Special, 2007 New Years Special - finale)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

James Fleet was always in mind for the role of Hugo Horton. See more »

Quotes

Geraldine: [to Alice and Hugo, exasperated] OH, FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE, JUST KISS, YOU MORONS!
[Alice and Hugo shake hands and embrace awkwardly, then kiss - initially very tentatively, but then passionately]
Geraldine: [gleefully, to herself] Houston, we have kiss-off!
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Crazy Credits

Dawn French is supplied by French & Saunders. See more »

Connections

Remade as The Minister of Divine (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Psalm 23
(Vicar of Dibley theme)
by Howard Goodall
Performed by Christ Church Cathedral Choir
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31 August 2010 | by studioATSee all my reviews

The Vicar of Dibley was one of the big hit comedies during it's extended run from 1994-2006 and I'm sure it will live on and be remembered as fondly as sitcoms such as Are you Being Served from the seventies and eighties is today.

It isn't just the fantastic performance's from Dawn French that carries this sitcom because the rest of the ensemble cast who provide so much of the comedy.

Although I think the standard dropped briefly during the 2004 special the sharp writing of Richard Curtis meant that the series recovered to go out on a high with the ending in 2006 leaving the public wanting more.

There are so many great moments from this show that will live on forever and this is a testament to the fantastic writing and cast.


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