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After Eden

By: Alison Leonard
Narrated by: Christine Pritchard,Steve Hodson,Michael Povey,Oliver Senton,Simon Ludders,Marilyn Le Conte,Sharon Morgan,full cast
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Alison Leonard's warm-hearted gentle comedy about the life and trials of a woman priest in a small Welsh town.

When the Reverend Elaine Metcalfe is inducted as the vicar of Pontvale, she hopes the job will have more to it than lending out spare sets of keys. She soon discovers there's plenty of challenges in her new home - not least the daily needs of her parishioners, which range from community theatre productions, arranging a wedding and a funeral for the same day, and local scandal over the vicar's culottes.

On top of that, the Rev Metcalfe is also dealing with a local man who may be hearing angels, her ex-husband's opinions of the vicar's green activism, and church superiors watching her every move. Moving, warm and full of characters, this sweet series is perfect for fans of The Vicar of Dibley.


Christine Pritchard - Rev Elaine Metcalfe

Sue Jones Davies - Sian

Hywel Morgan - Phil

Steve Hodson - Mr Hudson

Simon Harris - Gareth

Michael Povey - Rev Melvyn Johns

Jilly Bond - Christina

Manon Edwards - Gwen

Kristin Milward - Sheila

Clare Isaac - Tash

Rhodri Hugh - Bryn

Simon Ludders - Adam

Nia Davies - Puck

Dafydd Wyn Roberts - Ellis

Marilyn Le Conte - Josie

Sharon Morgan - Freda

Oliver Senton - Sergei / Colin / Tom

Originally broadcast on Radio 4: 23 February - 30 March 1995

Production credits:

Written by Alison Leonard

Produced by Alison Hindell

©2023 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2023 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

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