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Confessional (TV series)

Confessional is a British Espionage thriller television miniseries starring Robert Lindsay, Keith Carradine, Simon Chandler, Robert Lang, Valentina Yakunina and Arthur Brauss. This series based on the spy novel of the same name by Jack Higgins and adapted for the television by James Mitchell and directed by Gordon Flemyng, it was produced by Granada Television for the ITV network and originally aired in four parts from 4 to 25 October 1989.

Genre Drama
Based on Confessional by Jack Higgins
Written by James Mitchell
Directed by Gordon Flemyng
Starring Robert Lindsay
Keith Carradine
Simon Chandler
Robert Lang
Valentina Yakunina
Arthur Brauss
David de Keyser
Stephen Holland
Helen Rappaport
Niall Toibin
Composer(s) John Cacavas
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 4
Producer(s) Gordon Flemying
Richard Everitt
Production company(s) Granada Television
Distributor ITV Studios
Original network ITV
Picture format 4:3
Audio format Mono
Original release 4 October (1989-10-04) – 25 October 1989 (1989-10-25)




No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUK viewers
1"Episode 1"Gordon FlemyngJames Mitchell4 October 1989 (1989-10-04)N/A
2"Episode 2"Gordon FlemyngJames Mitchell11 October 1989 (1989-10-11)N/A
3"Episode 3"Gordon FlemyngJames Mitchell18 October 1989 (1989-10-18)N/A
4"Episode 4"Gordon FlemyngJames Mitchell25 October 1989 (1989-10-25)N/A

Home mediaEdit

The complete series is now available on DVD via IOffer.[1]


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