She is a soprano.
Gave birth to her first child at age 36, a son Sam Serafinowicz in April 2007. Later she gave birth to her second child, a daughter named Phoebe Serafinowicz. Children's father is her husband, Peter Serafinowicz.
Her father was the current affairs producer and editor Frank Smith.
Speaks French and Spanish. Her brother is a translator.
Is writing her own comedy series about journalists with two writers from the Armstrong and Miller production team.