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Grateful for the closing episodes of Rev

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09 May 2014

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From the Revd Adrian Copping

Sir, - The last series of Rev made challenging viewing. My training incumbent's final encouragement to me was "never to lose my sense of humour".

The gentle but astute humour of the earlier two series turned to something entirely blacker in the penultimate episode, as Adam's calling seems crushed under the literal weight of the cross he carries through the City. Three days later, Adam is persuaded through the love of those around him to break through the steel curtain that surrounds his closed church building.

Only as he, and the motley crew that is his congregation gathered to celebrate the Easter sacrament of new life did my smile return. I say: Brilliant, Rev team, and thank you.

ADRIAN COPPING
The New Rectory, Rectory Lane
Llanferres CH7 5SR

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