In Confidence

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In Confidence
Starring Laurie Taylor
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 3
No. of episodes 20+
Executive producer(s) Victor Lewis-Smith
Running time 60mins (inc. adverts)
Production company(s) Associated-Rediffusion
Original network Sky Arts HD
Picture format 1080i50 16:9
Original release 2010 - Present

In Confidence is a British television series presented by Laurie Taylor and executive produced by Victor Lewis-Smith, in which a one-on-one in depth interview with a public figure takes place over the course of about an hour. The object of the interview is to try to determine who the subject really is and how they think. The show airs on Sky Arts in the UK.

Series 1[edit]

Comprising ten episodes, in which Professor Taylor interviews Damien Hirst, Richard Dawkins, Jonathan Miller, Ann Widdecombe, Tom Baker, Will Self, David Starkey, Kathy Burke, Martin Rowson and Lily Allen.

Series 2[edit]

The subjects of this series include Sheila Hancock, Mike Leigh, Shirley Williams, André Previn, Peter Hitchens, Christopher Hitchens, Tracey Emin, Cleo Laine, Peter Maxwell Davies, Danny Baker, Stephen Fry and Jackie Mason.

Series 3[edit]

A third series of ten episodes began transmission on Sky Arts in March 2012.


In Confidence is recorded almost entirely at the University of Westminster's television studios in Harrow. Three episodes in the second series however were filmed on location in the United States.

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