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 5, Series 10

Monday October 18 at 5:20am

Gary Lineker

Episode 5 | Series 10

Sports presenter and former footballer Gary Lineker follows the trail of his great, great, great grandfather James Pratt, and discovers that James was a poacher in Victorian England…

Episode 7, Series 14

Monday October 18 at 1:00pm

Fearne Cotton

Episode 7 | Series 14

Fearne Cotton learns about her Welsh great-grandfather who worked down a coal mine at 13.

Episode 8, Series 14

Tuesday October 19 at 1:00pm

Noel Clarke

Episode 8 | Series 14

Noel Clarke visits the Caribbean to learn more about his family.

Episode 9, Series 14

Wednesday October 20 at 1:00pm

Lisa Hammond

Episode 9 | Series 14

Actress Lisa Hammond wants to understand her grandfather's WWII experiences.

Episode 2, Series 12

Wednesday October 20 at 10:50pm

Jane Seymour

Episode 2 | Series 12

Actress Jane Seymour discovers what happened to her Polish relatives during World War II.

Episode 10, Series 14

Thursday October 21 at 1:00pm

Ruby Wax

Episode 10 | Series 14

Ruby Wax learns about the plight of her parents, who fled the Nazis and went to America.

Episode 1, Series 15

Friday October 22 at 1:00pm

Michelle Keegan

Episode 1 | Series 15

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

Episode 8, Series 10

Monday October 25 at 5:20am

Sarah Millican

Episode 8 | Series 10

Comedian Sarah Millican is astonished to discover that her three times great grandfather was one of the first ever divers in the world.

Episode 2, Series 15

Monday October 25 at 1:00pm

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 October 26 at 1:00pm

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 October 27 at 1:00pm

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 3, Series 12

Wednesday October 27 at 10:50pm

Derek Jacobi

Episode 3 | Series 12

Actor Derek Jacobi discovers that he is descended from a Huguenot fleeing persecution.

Episode 5, Series 15

Thursday October 28 at 1:00pm

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 October 29 at 1:00pm

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 9, Series 10

Monday November 1 at 5:20am

Marianne Faithful

Episode 9 | Series 10

Singer Marianne Faithfull investigates her mother's life and whether there is any truth in the rumour that the family was involved with the Austrian Resistance.

Episode 7, Series 15

Monday November 1 at 1:00pm

Robert Rinder

Episode 7 | Series 15

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

Episode 1, Series 10

Tuesday November 2 at 6:00am

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 8, Series 15

Tuesday November 2 at 1:00pm

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 November 3 at 1:00pm

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 4, Series 12

Wednesday November 3 at 10:50pm

Jerry Hall

Episode 4 | Series 12

Jerry Hall wants to find out how her family, originally from Oldham, ended up in America.

Episode 2, Series 16

Thursday November 4 at 1:00pm

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 November 5 at 1:00pm

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.

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