His most high-profile relationship, with Sue Barker, began in 1982 and lasted “a few years”, he said, disclosing later that he had come close to marrying her but could not “commit” to her for the rest of his life.
A duet for Live Aid with Elton John was cancelled in favour of a gospel concert, but he made the charity’s evening event and was able to contribute with a song.
An avid tennis fan, he is a regular at Wimbledon and in 1996 even entertained the crowds on court after rain stopped play.
The Webbs moved from comparative wealth in India, where they lived in a company-supplied flat at Howrah near Calcutta, to a semi-detached house in Carshalton.
Harry Webb attended a local primary school, Stanley Park Juniors, in Carshalton.
I don’t think I’ll get married but I can’t discount the possibility, though.” Speculation over celibacy was stoked up by his high-profile pursuit of Christianity; in 1966, when he spoke about his faith at a rally organised by Billy Graham, his fans were reduced to tears, assuming it meant he was about to turn his back on his pop career.
But his musical and film stardom had only just begun.Richard is primarily of English heritage, but he has one great-grandmother who was of half Welsh and half Spanish descent, born of a Spanish great-great-grandmother named Emiline Joseph Rebeiro.In 1948, following Indian independence, the family embarked on a three-week sea voyage to Tilbury, Essex, England aboard the SS Ranchi.He has remained a popular music, film, and television personality in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Northern Europe and Asia, and retains a following in other countries.Richard has been a resident in the United Kingdom for most of his life, but in 2010, he confirmed that he had become a citizen of Barbados.will play: In the UK - (Plus SUPPORT) - Newcastle City Hall, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Sheffield City Hall, Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Manchester Bridgewater Hall, London Royal Albert Hall, Bournemouth BIC, Brighton Centre and Birmingham Symphony Hall Please book on line or by telephone using the links and telephone numbers listed on this page.