Reverend Richard Coles

The Reverend Richard Coles is the presenter of Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4. He is also the only vicar in Britain to have had a number-one hit single (The Communards’ ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’) and appeared on Strictly Come Dancing. He read Theology at King’s College London and after ordination worked as a curate in Lincolnshire and subsequently at St Paul’s Church in Knightsbridge, London, and in the parish of Finedon, Northamptonshire. He is the author of ‘Lives of The ‘Improbable Saints’, two memoirs, ‘Fathomless Riches’ and ‘Bringing in the Sheaves’, the Sunday Times bestseller ‘The Madness of Grief’ and ‘Murder Before Evensong’, the first novel in the Canon Clement mystery series.