A friend of mine (thanks Patrick) sent me this link (above) today.
“Channel 4 will screen a new series which aims to boost a congregation in a parish with poor church attendance.
With the working title Priest Idol, the show will give a vicar 12 months to boost the church’s turnout.
Backed by advisors, the vicar will be able to spend an undisclosed sum of money on anything he or she thinks will appeal to parishioners.
Being filmed in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, the three-part series is due to be broadcast at the end of 2005.” more…