BBC Two has ordered a new interview series from Mindhouse with Louis Theroux  in conversation with iconic names in the world of entertainment

In the first episode of six part series The Louis Theroux Interviews (working title), he joins multi-award winning, British Musician Stormzy on tour and at home for an “in depth and personally revealing encounter.”

The series will combine one-on-one interviews with Theroux’s traditional immersive filming style. In each episode he will sit down with a different guest, revealing a “unique and intimate portrait of some of the world’s most well-known personalities.”

Louis Theroux says: “I’m so excited to be embarking on this new series – something very different to the kind of TV I normally make. This will be a chance to meet and spend time with people I admire, getting to know them, having long form and revealing conversations, with honesty, emotion, and humour. To be kicking off with the genius that is Stormzy is proper pinch-me stuff. I can’t wait to get going.”

Clare Sillery, Head of Commissioning, Documentaries, History and Religion, says: “Louis is one of the most distinctive voices in broadcasting and his unique interview style, warmth and curiosity help bring out incredible life stories from those he meets. I am pleased to see him returning with a series that I’m sure will deliver insightful and memorable conversations and bring viewers closer to some of the most exciting names who are shaping culture in Britain today and across the world .”

More guests will be announced in due course.

The Louis Theroux Interviews (working title) (6 x 45) for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer is produced by Mindhouse Productions. It has been commissioned by Clare Sillery, Head of Commissioning, Documentaries, History and Religion and the BBC Commissioning Editor is Max Gogarty. The series is Executive Produced by Arron Fellows. Tom Barrow is the Series Director and the Series Producer is Emma Whitehead.

Louis Theroux (Image: Freddie Claire) and Stormzy (Image: Henry J Kamara)

Jon Creamer

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