Worst & Best Vicar of Dibley Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: UK Sitcom
Series: 3
Episodes: 20
First Transmission: 1994-2007
Channel: BBC

When the ancient vicar of Dibley dies suddenly, the parishioners are surprised to find that the Bishop has appointed a woman as their new vicar.

Geraldine Grainger, the new vicar, is aided by the verger, Alice Tinker and opposed at practically every turn by David Horton.

In 2004, it placed third in a BBC poll of Britain’s Best Sitcom.

Dawn French: Geraldine Grainger
Gary Waldhorn: David Horton
Emma Chambers:
Alice Tinker
James Fleet:
Hugo Horton
Roger Lloyd Pack:
Owen Newitt
John Bluthal:
Frank Pickle
Trevor Peacock:
Jim Trott
Liz Smith:
Letitia Cropley


Best Episode ( S3 Ep7 )

The Handsome Stranger – Geraldine is depressed. as she has conducted a hundred weddings but is still single herself. An attractive young couple arrives to take up a weekend cottage – Harry and Rosie Kennedy. Geraldine is smitten by Harry and is relieved when she finds out that Rosie is his sister, not his wife.

25 December 2006

Imdb Score [9.1]



Worst Episode ( S3 Ep6 )

Happy New Year – It’s the vicar’s fortieth birthday and the villagers club together to buy her a present – an evening at a speed-dating session. Most of the other male participants are all council members. Geraldine is cheered, however, when the parish council all agree to back her support for the Make Poverty History campaign after watching a moving film about orphans in Africa.

1 January 2005

Imdb Score – [7.7]




Full Episode List

Key:-  Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.


Series One

The Arrival (1994)

Songs Of Praise (1994)

Community Spirit (1994)

The Window And The Weather (1994)

Election (1994)

Animals (1994)

The Easter Bunny (1996)

The Christmas Lunch Incident (1996)


Series Two

Engagement (1997)

Dibley Live (1998)

Celebrity Vicar (1998)

Love And Marriage (1998)


Series Three

Autumn (1999)

Winter (1999)

Spring (1999)

Summer (2000)

Merry Christmas (2004)

Happy New Year (2005)

The Handsome Stranger (2006)

The Vicar In White (2006)