Actor, comedian, talent show judge and children’s author David Walliams delves into his family history. First, he learns of his paternal great-grandfather’s prolonge ...
Doctor Who and Broadchurch actor Jodie Whittaker investigates her family history. On her dad’s side, she looks into a romantic story she has been told about how her belove ...
Robert 'Judge' Rinder follows the story of his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, hearing first-hand testimony of the horror of Nazi forced labour camps as well as of ...
EastEnders actor Danny Dyer hopes that he will 'freak a few people out' with his family history. Danny sets out to discover the history of his tough working-class fami ...
Celebrity genealogy series. Twiggy grew up in a close-knit family in London, but her mother told her almost nothing about her relations, not even her grandmother's name.
Celebrity genealogy series. Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly travels to India in the footsteps of his army ancestors and makes an extraordinary discovery.
Celebrity genealogy series. Presenter and DJ Reggie Yates unravels a complex family history where Ghanaian culture and British colonialism collide.
Celebrity genealogy series. Actor Martin Shaw investigates the story of his grandfather, Edwin Shaw, who walked out on his family when Martin's father was just a boy.
Celebrity genealogy series. Bake Off star Mary Berry believes she inherits her energy from her father and sets off on a journey to find out more about his family.
Celebrity genealogy series. Actress Sheridan Smith is keen to know where her musical talent comes from and is soon hot on the trail of her great-great-grandfather.
Celebrity genealogy series. Brendan O'Carroll ditches his alter ego Mrs Brown to turn detective, as he attempts to discover who murdered his grandfather.
Celebrity genealogy series. Tamzin Outhwaite journeys into her Italian past to uncover the rags-to-riches tale of her great-grandfather Adelmo.
Celebrity genealogy series. Actor Brian Blessed has always loved his unusual name - but has no idea where his Blessed ancestors came from.
Celebrity genealogy series. Actress and national treasure Julie Walters follows her roots back to rural Ireland on the trail of her great grandfather.
Paralympic gold medal winner Jonnie Peacock was named for his maternal grandad, who died the year before he was born. Like Jonnie, his grandad was a sportsman - an excellent ama ...
DJ, presenter and former member of boy band JLS, Marvin Humes delves into his Jamaican and his English heritage, and finds exceptional stories on both sides of the family. \n\nD ...
Strictly Come Dancing's head judge Shirley Ballas investigates a family story that her maternal great-grandmother abandoned her husband and children for a more exciting lif ...
Iconic pop star Boy George grew up in south London in an Irish family. George expects to find a lot of sadness in his family tree. He knows that his maternal grandmother was fou ...
Comedian Lee Mack was born Lee McKillop in the north of England, just like his McKillop great-grandfather, who was also a comedian, known as Billy Mac. Lee has a few playbills f ...
Actress Olivia Colman claims to be 'the least adventurous person I know.' As for her ancestors, apart from a rumour that there was a Frenchwoman somewhere in her famil ...
Our Girl actress Michelle Keegan uncovers some exceptional women on her family tree. On her mother's side Michelle discovers that her Gibraltarian great-grandmother Leonor ...
Sir Patrick Stewart's memory of his late father, Alfred Stewart, is scarred by recollections of domestic abuse. In this deeply personal and moving film, Patrick investigate ...
Celebrity genealogy series. Bee Gee Robin Gibb discovers a tale of poverty as he finds out how his great-grandfather overcame the odds to become a decorated soldier.
Celebrity genealogy series. Sebastian Coe sets out to discover if there is any truth in his grandmother's claims that the family's origins were once quite grand.
Gardener Monty Don traces his family tree. His efforts lead him to a port near Anglesey, where he learns of a national disaster that ended in a family tragedy.
Celebrity genealogy series. Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman investigates his mother's family, and looks into the mystery of an ancestor's descent into poverty.
Celebrity genealogy series. Emilia Fox sets out to learn how far back her acting roots go, and uncovers an extraordinary rags-to-riches tale about a Victorian ancestor.
Celebrity genealogy series. Alan Carr explores his family's connection to football and his grandfather's brush with fame, before investigating a mysterious name change.
Actor Rupert Everett traces his family tree to explore the lives of his ancestors, wanting to find out in particular why his grandfather Cyril was in Nigeria.
Celebrity genealogy series. Entertainer Bruce Forsyth travels to America to investigate claims that his great-grandfather was married to two women at once.
The genealogy show celebrates ten years and 100 episodes with a look back at the outstanding moments of the award-winning series.