*** DEBUG END ***

TV’s vesture canon

14 February 2014


From the Bishop of St Asaph
Sir, - I am grateful to Canon Palmer for his elegant and concise answer concerning the wearing of the stole over the chasuble (Out of the Question, 7 February), but could you please forward this answer to all known television and film production companies?

Whenever the BBC or ITV show a cleric in vestments, almost invariably the cleric is wearing the stole over the chasuble - and they're not chasu-albs either. It is also true of numerous films, and always causes a passing frisson of annoyance when I see it.

Esgobty, Upper Denbigh Road
St Asaph LL17 0TW

Letters to the editor

Letters for publication should be sent to letters@churchtimes.co.uk.

Letters should be exclusive to the Church Times, and include a full postal address. Your name and address will appear alongside your letter.

Forthcoming Events

6-7 September 2022
Preaching as Pilgrimage conference
From the College of Preachers.

26 September 2022
What am I living for? God
Sam Wells and Lucy Winkett begin the St Martin-in-the-Fields autumn lecture series in partnership with Church Times.

27-28 September 2022
humbler church Bigger God conference
The HeartEdge Conference in Manchester includes the Theology Slam Live Final.

More events

The Church Times Archive

Read reports from issues stretching back to 1863, search for your parish or see if any of the clergy you know get a mention.

FREE for Church Times subscribers.

Explore the archive

Welcome to the Church Times

​To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read four articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)