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 7, Series 12

Monday April 19 at 12:00pm

Frank Gardner

Episode 7 | Series 12

Journalist Frank Gardner learns more about his mother's side of the family.

Episode 8, Series 12

Tuesday April 20 at 12:00pm

Anita Rani

Episode 8 | Series 12

Anita Rani find out what happened to her grandfather during the Partition of India.

Episode 9, Series 12

Wednesday April 21 at 12:00pm

Mark Gatiss

Episode 9 | Series 12

Actor and writer Mark Gatiss untangles a tale of rags to riches in his family history.

Episode 10, Series 12

Thursday April 22 at 12:00pm

Frances De La Tour

Episode 10 | Series 12

Frances de la Tour's family tree holds a clue which hints at aristocratic ancestors.

Episode 1, Series 15

Friday April 23 at 12:00pm

Michelle Keegan

Episode 1 | Series 15

Michelle Keegan uncovers some exceptional women on her family tree, including a special connection to the suffragettes.

Episode 2, Series 15

Monday April 26 at 12:00pm

Olivia Colman

Episode 2 | Series 15

Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman travels to India to find out more about her great-great-great-grandmother.

Episode 3, Series 15

Tuesday April 27 at 12:00pm

Lee Mack

Episode 3 | Series 15

Comedian Lee Mack finds out more about his great-grandfather, who was also a comedian, known as Billy Mac.

Episode 4, Series 15

Wednesday April 28 at 12:00pm

Boy George

Episode 4 | Series 15

Boy George expects to find sadness in his family tree, but delights in a new sense of his family being part of Irish history.

Episode 5, Series 15

Thursday April 29 at 12:00pm

Shirley Ballas

Episode 5 | Series 15

Shirley Ballas investigates her great-grandmother who abandoned her husband and children for a more exciting life in America.

Episode 6, Series 15

Friday April 30 at 12:00pm

Marvin Humes

Episode 6 | Series 15

Marvin Humes looks at his Jamaican and his English heritage, finding exceptional stories on both sides of the family.

Episode 7, Series 15

Monday May 3 at 12:00pm

Robert Rinder

Episode 7 | Series 15

Robert 'Judge' Rinder investigates his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, and the dark mystery surrounding his great-grandfather.

Episode 8, Series 15

Tuesday May 4 at 12:00pm

Jonnie Peacock

Episode 8 | Series 15

Paralympian Jonnie Peacock looks back through the generations and ends up captivated by his four-times-great-grandmother.

Episode 1, Series 16

Wednesday May 5 at 12:00pm

Daniel Radcliffe

Episode 1 | Series 16

Actor Daniel Radcliffe discovers that the Hatton Garden robbery of his great-grandfather's jewellery business was far more dark and dramatic than he ever imagined.

Episode 2, Series 16

Thursday May 6 at 12:00pm

Naomie Harris

Episode 2 | Series 16

Actor Naomie Harris's dramatic discoveries in this episode inspire her to anger, sadness and tears of joy.

Episode 3, Series 16

Friday May 7 at 12:00pm

Jack And Michael Whitehall

Episode 3 | Series 16

In a first for the series, father-and-son comedy double-act Jack and Michael Whitehall join forces to investigate their family tree.

Episode 4, Series 16

Monday May 10 at 12:00pm

Kate Winslet

Episode 4 | Series 16

Oscar-winning actor Kate Winslet follows a rumour of Scandinavian ancestry on her mother's side of the family and is delighted to find that she has Swedish heritage.

Episode 5, Series 16

Tuesday May 11 at 12:00pm

Katherine Ryan

Episode 5 | Series 16

Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan's investigation of her family history leads her to a Methodist minister and his family in colonial Nova Scotia, cod traders in Newfoundland, and…

Episode 6, Series 16

Wednesday May 12 at 12:00pm

Paul Merton

Episode 6 | Series 16

Paul Merton traces the life of his maternal grandfather and discovers that he was involved in some of the key events that led to Irish independence in the 1920s.

Episode 7, Series 16

Thursday May 13 at 12:00pm

Sharon Osbourne

Episode 7 | Series 16

Sharon Osbourne uncovers the difficult circumstances of her mother's and grandmother's lives, and is stunned to learn that her great-grandmother was born in the US.

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