Why would anyone without faith walk the Camino?

... If you’re a celeb looking for a gig, it’s an opportunity to be on the telly

Neil Morrissey, Ed Byrne, Debbie McGee, Raphael Rowe, JJ Chalmers, the Rev Kate Bottley and Heather Small. Photograph: Brigid McFall

Neil Morrissey, Ed Byrne, Debbie McGee, Raphael Rowe, JJ Chalmers, the Rev Kate Bottley and Heather Small. Photograph: Brigid McFall

Now, how’s this for superior goading? “Kate has left the role that made her famous,” says a benevolent voice over on Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago (BBC Two, Friday, 9pm): “reviewing TV programmes from the comfort of her living room”.

Anyone unfamiliar with Kate Bottley, a priest in the Church of England, might imagine that she abandoned TV criticism for the priesthood, an increasingly obvious career path. But Bottley was ordained before she was a regular on Gogglebox.

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