Saturday, 8 December 2007

The Rev Hinton Caught Out!

Sunday Mirror, 3 July, 1983. Some viewers had great dificulty in separating soap opera fiction from reality! I must say Hugh Manning made a very convincing vicar, portraying Donald Hinton as a cultured, gentle man who took his responsibility to his flock very seriously indeed. During the 1980s, he even gave a temporary home to young tearaway Jackie Merrick (Ian Sharrock).

The Rev Hinton with daughter Barbara (Rosie Kerslake) in 1983. Recently estranged from her husband, Barbara caused the vicar great distress by launching into a relationship with Joe Sugden.


  1. Anonymous26.1.12

    are there any videos to watch of barbera peters and joe sugden?

    1. No, I'm afraid not. Hopefully one day!