Richard Holloway became Bishop of Edinburgh in, 1986 and the Primus of the Scottish Episcopalian Church in 1992. He retired in 2000. Holloway has served on the Commission for Human Fertility and Embryology and the Broadcasting Commission. He is a reviewer and writer for the Guardian, Scotsman and Herald newspapers, Times, Independent, a frequent broadcaster on radio and television, and a presenter of several BBC series, most recently, 'Holloway's Road' on BBC 2 Scotland and 'In Confidence' STV. He met his wife, Jean, while doing postgraduate study in New York. He has two daughters - one a teacher, one in publishing - and a son who is a carpenter.