Laurie Taylor commissioning editor of New Humanist magazine and a trustee, and former chair, of the Rationalist Association. He presents Thinking Allowed on BBC Radio 4 and has made numerous television and radio programmes, including the interview series In Confidence for Sky. He was a Professor of Sociology at the University of York and the author of books on criminiology and parenthood. He has more honorary degrees than you could shake a very large stick at. See Laurie Taylor backstage at the Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People show, 20 Dec 2009.