Who Do You Think You Are?

Season 16

Season 16, Episode 7 - Sharon Osbourne

4.0 4 x
Sharon Osbourne is open about her less-than-idyllic childhood and her remote relationship with her mother, but as she delves into her maternal family history and uncovers the difficult circumstances of her mother’s and grandmother’s lives, she is moved by what she discovers, from family break-up to a brush with the law. Fu...

Season 16, Episode 6 - Paul Merton

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Comedian Paul Merton was very close to his late mum, and he knows that her Irish parents died when she was very young. Her father was a shadowy figure said to have been lost at sea. Paul pieces together his grandfather’s story and discovers that he was involved in some of the key events leading to Irish independence in the...

Season 16, Episode 5 - Katherine Ryan

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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 eventually to her English roots in Dorset.

Season 16, Episode 4 - Kate Winslet

4.0 6 x
Oscar-winning actor Kate Winslet follows a rumour of Scandinavian ancestry on her late mum Sally’s side of the family and is delighted to find that she has Swedish heritage. But her joy turns to tears and anger when she uncovers the extreme hardships her ancestors endured, from famine to flogging and imprisonment. On her d...

Season 16, Episode 3 - Jack Whitehall

4.0 4 x
In a first for the series, father-and-son comedy double-act Jack and Michael Whitehall join forces to investigate their family tree. They discover the tragedy that left Jack’s great grandfather (Michael’s grandfather) an orphan. Tracing their line back to Wales in the 1830s, they find out about a Tory ancestor's role in op...

Season 16, Episode 2 - Naomie Harris

3.0 2 x
Actor Naomie Harris’s dramatic discoveries in this episode inspire her to anger, sadness and tears of joy. On a journey from Trinidad to Grenada to Jamaica, Naomie exposes her four-times-great grandfather’s involvement in the exploitation of so-called 'liberated Africans' shortly after the abolition of slavery, is delighte...

Season 16, Episode 1 - Daniel Radcliffe

Expired 3.0 31 x
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, while an unseen cache of his great-great-uncle’s letters reveals a heart-wrenching First World War love story.

S7 Ep1

Expired 3.3 9 x
Celebrated actor Geoffrey Rush believes he hails from a long line of farmers, but an exploration of his heritage sees him discover an ancestor fighting for justice in the face of corruption and another desperate to succeed in a golden age of creativity. Geoffrey can trace his paternal line back to his great, great-grandfat...

Season 11 Episode 8 - Troy Cassar-Daley

4.0 34 x
On a quest to to find his ancestral homeland, country music icon Troy Cassar Daley will finally bridge the gap between his two cultural worlds.

S7 Ep7

Expired 3.0 11 x
Iconic entertainer Greig Pickhaver, known for his comedic alter ego HG Nelson, investigates the leading characters in his family history. His search uncovers a great-grandfather, Samuel Rinder, who in the late 19th century, made his fortune as a sheep trader in Bendigo. As a wealthy man Rinder spent much of his time and mo...