The Reverend Richard Coles

Reverend Richard Coles

The Reverend Richard Coles, musician, journalist and Church of England priest gave a talk entitled ‘Servant of two Masters?  Trying to be a Christian in the Church and in the Media’.

Richard is parish priest of St. Mary the Virigin, Finedon and presenter of the Radio 4 programme Saturday Live.  In the 1980’s he partnered Jimmy Sommerville in the band The Communards, which achieved three top ten hits, including the No. 1 record and best selling single of 1986 ‘Don’t leave me this way’.