Archbishop of Canterbury struggles to watch fictional clergymen on TV

Archbishop of Canterbury struggles to watch fictional clergymen on TV as they are shown to be ‘roguesor ‘idiots

  • The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he struggles to watch TV vicars as they are portrayed as ‘roguesor ‘idiots
  • Justin Welby, op die foto, did not mention any specific characters but instead referred to the show Jeremy Clarkson’s Farm
  • In a speech to the National Farmers’ Unie, hy het gesê: ‘I generally find depictions of vicars on TV to be depressing
  • The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he struggles to watch TV vicars as they are portrayed as ‘roguesor ‘idiots’.

    Justin Welby did not mention any specific characters but instead referred to the show Jeremy Clarkson‘s Farm.

    In a speech to the National Farmers’ Unie, hy het gesê: ‘I have no idea how you feel about itMaybe for you watching Jeremy Clarkson feels a bit like for me watching anything with a vicar in it.

    In a speech to the National Farmers' Union, Justin Welby said: 'I have no idea how you feel about it... Maybe for you watching Jeremy Clarkson feels a bit like for me watching anything with a vicar in it'

    In a speech to the National Farmers’ Unie, Justin Welby said: ‘I have no idea how you feel about itMaybe for you watching Jeremy Clarkson feels a bit like for me watching anything with a vicar in it

    Hy het bygevoeg: 'I generally find depictions of vicars on TV to be depressing ¿ they are portrayed as rogues or idiots... the reality is very different'

    Hy het bygevoeg: ‘I generally find depictions of vicars on TV to be depressing – they are portrayed as rogues or idiotsthe reality is very different

    ‘Either you can’t stand it or you get completely addicted.

    ‘I generally find depictions of vicars on TV to be depressing – they are portrayed as rogues or idiotsthe reality is very different – it is actually of hardworking, normal people, caring deeply about what they do and working all the hours there are to do it.

    Hy het bygevoeg: ‘But I take away from Clarkson’s Farm not just how much I enjoy watching it, but how hard, extraordinarily stressful and deeply complicated and scientific farming and agriculture is.’

    Dark BBC comedy The League of Gentlemen featured the character of Rev Bernice Woodall, who frequently revealed she did not believe in God and informs couples during their weddings they are making an error.

    In US show The Simpsons the Rev Lovejoy described the Bible as a ‘2,000-page sleeping pill’.








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