Clergy of St Nicholas' Church of England, Arundel


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The Church of England - Diocese of Chichester

The Parish and Priory Church of St Nicholas, Arundel
with Tortington, and South Stoke

Parish Clergy

Vicar: Fr David Twinley

Honorary Assistant PriestThe Revd Canon Brian E Cook

Fr Brian Cook, Honorary Assistant Priest
Fr Brian studied for the priesthood at Salisbury and Wells Theological College and served his Title in the Diocese of Southwark. He moved to the Diocese of Portsmouth to be Priest-in-Charge of St Mary Magdalene, Sheet, in Hampshire and spent fifteen years as rector of the Parish of Liss. He served as Rural Dean of Petersfield and is a Canon Emeritus of Portsmouth Cathedral. He and his wife Yvette retired into the Chichester Diocese and after visiting St Nicholas' Church, Arundel, for a Mass on the Feast of Candlemas, they have never really been away for very long.

Fr Brian was a 'late' ordinand, having previously trained at RADA and worked in the theatre as an actor, director and, for ten years, as head of the Drama Department of ArtsEd. He is a member of the Society of Theatre Research and is Chairman of the Council of the Religious Drama Society.