Richard Coles

Richard Coles


The Reverend Richard Coles is an English musician, writer, Church of England priest, and co-presenter of Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4. He read Theology at King’s College London, and after ordination worked as a curate in Lincolnshire, then in central London, before coming to Finedon in Northamptonshire, where is Vicar. He was the multi-instrumentalist who partnered Jimmy Somerville in the 1980s band the Communards, which achieved three Top Ten hits, including the Number 1 record and best-selling single of 1986, a club/dance version of “Don’t Leave Me This Way”. He is the author of Fathomless Riches, Bringing in the Sheaves, and Lives and Legends of the Improbable Saints. He lives in the Vicarage at Finedon with his civil partner and four dachshunds.

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I’m only on episode two of the first series and I’m as helpless as a Kätzchen in einem Baum #BabylonBerlin

Why did no-one tell me about #BabylonBerlin? Apart from the people who did but to whom I paid insufficient heed?

Viticultural tips to mark the feast of the patron saint of vinedressers.

Is there an offence of attempted abduction? How far into an abduction is it attempted rather than achieved? #doctors

Pocket Money #childishPinkFloyd

My pal Billy the postman’s round today. He says please don’t send parcels unless you have to *this comment has been redacted*

New awkward moment for our times: the few seconds of resting bitch face between saying goodbye to everyone in a zoom meeting and figuring out how to leave it.

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