Richard Coles (born 26 March 1962) is a musician, journalist and Church of England priest. He is known for having been 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 Hi-NRG version of “Don’t Leave Me This Way”. He also appears frequently on radio and television as well as in newspapers. In March 2011 he became the regular host of BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live programme.
Recorded at Greenbelt 2012: Big Top, 25 Aug 2012, 10.30am
Recorded at Greenbelt 2012: Big Top, 27 Aug 2012, 3.45pm
Recorded at Greenbelt 2012: Big Top, 27 Aug 2012, 12.00pm