Show Synopsis

Oscar-winning actor Kate Winslet, Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, international media personality and music mogul Sharon Osbourne, James Bond star Naomie Harris, comedian Katherine Ryan, television personality Mark Wright, and comedian and actor Jack Whitehall unravel their families’ pasts in this series.


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Episode 1, Series 13

Friday September 24 at 12:00pm

Danny Dyer

Episode 1 | Series 13

Actor Danny Dyer sets out to discover the history of his family in the East End of London.

Episode 1, Series 10

Monday September 27 at 4:20am

Una Stubbs

Episode 1 | Series 10

Una Stubbs never met her paternal grandparents even though they didn't die until she was in her 20s. In her quest to find out more, Una uncovers a story of illegitimacy and poverty…

Episode 2, Series 13

Monday September 27 at 12:00pm

Amanda Holden

Episode 2 | Series 13

Amanda Holden explores her French ancestry.

Episode 3, Series 13

Tuesday September 28 at 12:00pm

Liz Bonnin

Episode 3 | Series 13

Liz Bonnin investigates her parents' lineages on the islands of Trinidad and Martinique.

Episode 4, Series 13

Wednesday September 29 at 12:00pm


Episode 4 | Series 13

Singer Cheryl traces her roots and discovers a sea-faring ancestor and a family tragedy.

Episode 5, Series 13

Thursday September 30 at 12:00pm

Ricky Tomlinson

Episode 5 | Series 13

Ricky Tomlinson traces his roots and discovers that he comes from generations of carters.

Episode 6, Series 13

Friday October 1 at 12:00pm

Sir Ian McKellen

Episode 6 | Series 13

Sir Ian McKellen uncovers a theatrical ancestor and a Victorian political activist.

Episode 2, Series 10

Monday October 4 at 5:20am

Nigel Havers

Episode 2 | Series 10

Actor Nigel Havers is usually cast in upper class roles, but his roots turn out to be very different.

Episode 7, Series 13

Monday October 4 at 1:00pm

Greg Davies

Episode 7 | Series 13

Greg Davies uncovers the deepest Welsh roots anyone could wish for.

Episode 8, Series 13

Tuesday October 5 at 1:00pm

Warwick Davis

Episode 8 | Series 13

Warwick Davis uncovers the story of his three times great grandfather - a postman who lived a double life.

Episode 9, Series 13

Wednesday October 6 at 1:00pm

Sunetra Sarker

Episode 9 | Series 13

Actor Sunetra Sarker sets out to explore the Bengali heritage she ignored when she was growing up in Liverpool.

Episode 10, Series 13

Thursday October 7 at 1:00pm

Sophie Raworth

Episode 10 | Series 13

BBC News presenter Sophie Raworth discovers a tragic but inspiring tale of ancestors who risked everything to move to America.

Episode 1, Series 14

Friday October 8 at 1:00pm

Charles Dance

Episode 1 | Series 14

Actor Charles Dance explores his family history and is determined to learn about his dad.

Episode 4, Series 10

Monday October 11 at 5:20am

Lesley Sharp

Episode 4 | Series 10

Actress Lesley Sharp was adopted when she was five weeks old. She traced her birth mother over twenty years ago and found she was the result of her mother's affair.

Episode 2, Series 14

Monday October 11 at 1:00pm

Craig Revel Horwood

Episode 2 | Series 14

Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood heads to Australia to learn more about his family.

Episode 3, Series 14

Tuesday October 12 at 1:00pm

Clare Balding

Episode 3 | Series 14

Sports broadcaster Clare Balding uncovers an extraordinary American dynasty.

Episode 4, Series 14

Wednesday October 13 at 1:00pm

Adil Ray

Episode 4 | Series 14

Citizen Khan star Adil Ray explored rumours of a link to African royalty.

Episode 1, Series 12

Wednesday October 13 at 10:50pm

Paul Hollywood

Episode 1 | Series 12

Baker Paul Hollywood finds out about his grandfather's experiences in World War II.

Episode 5, Series 14

Thursday October 14 at 1:00pm

Emma Willis

Episode 5 | Series 14

Presenter Emma Willis' family history leads her down two very different paths in Ireland.

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