Who Do You Think You Are?
59:06

Who Do You Think You Are?: Brendan O'Carroll

SBS April 23, 2016

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Brendan O'Carroll ditches his alter ego, Mrs Brown, to turn detective in this episode. He attempts to track down the men who murdered his grandfather at the height of the ...

Brendan O'Carroll ditches his alter ego, Mrs Brown, to turn detective in this episode. He attempts to track down the men who murdered his grandfather at the height of the Irish War of Independence. Brendan never knew his grandfather, who was shot dead before he was born, and the only clues he has to go on are in a newspaper article from the time. (S.1 Ep.4) (From the UK) (Documentary Series) CC

Who Do You Think You Are?
51:57

Who Do You Think You Are?: Sue Johnston

SBS April 29, 2016

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Actor Sue Johnston embarks on a journey to uncover her family history. As she begins her research, she realises that two men are of particular interest, because their lives ...

Actor Sue Johnston embarks on a journey to uncover her family history. As she begins her research, she realises that two men are of particular interest, because their lives reflect the increase in social mobility that followed on from Britain's Industrial Revolution. (From the UK, in English) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) G CC WS

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:15

Who Do You Think You Are?: Marianne Faithful

SBS April 30, 2016

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Singer and '60s pop icon Marianne Faithfull had a difficult relationship with her mother, Eva. Marianne investigates Eva's early life as a dancer in 1920s Berlin, the era ...

Singer and '60s pop icon Marianne Faithfull had a difficult relationship with her mother, Eva. Marianne investigates Eva's early life as a dancer in 1920s Berlin, the era immortalized in the film Cabaret. Marianne also learns about her half- Jewish mother's precarious existence in Vienna during World War II and investigates if there is any truth to the rumor that her family was involved in the Austrian Resistance. (From the UK) (Biography/Documentray) (Rpt) PG CC

Who Do You Think You Are?
59:01

Who Do You Think You Are?: Reggie Yates

SBS April 30, 2016

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Presenter and DJ Reggie Yates grew up knowing very little about his father's side of the family. Reggie sets out on the trail of his grandfather, Harry Philip Yates. His ...

Presenter and DJ Reggie Yates grew up knowing very little about his father's side of the family. Reggie sets out on the trail of his grandfather, Harry Philip Yates. His journey takes him to Ghana, where he unravels a complex family history where Ghanaian culture and British colonialism collide.

Who Do You Think You Are?
53:05

Who Do You Think You Are?: Amanda Redman

SBS May 6, 2016

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Amanda Redman - Award-winning British actress Amanda Redman was terrified about delving into her family's past - and totally unprepared for the secrets which emerged, knowing ...

Amanda Redman - Award-winning British actress Amanda Redman was terrified about delving into her family's past - and totally unprepared for the secrets which emerged, knowing there were things her family didn't want to talk about. Her search takes her to India and an abusive grandfather. (From the UK, in English) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG CC WS

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:50

Who Do You Think You Are?: Jeremy Paxman

SBS May 13, 2016

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Famous for his sardonic and irreverent interviewing style, Jeremy Paxman is unexcited by the prospect of exploring his family history. But as he finds out that his ancestors ...

Famous for his sardonic and irreverent interviewing style, Jeremy Paxman is unexcited by the prospect of exploring his family history. But as he finds out that his ancestors on both sides once lived in poverty, he becomes emotionally involved in the research. He finds that his great-grandmother died of TB and exhaustion, discovers his family originates from Suffolk, and that the first Paxman was a politician who changed his name for votes. (S.2 Ep.7) (PG)

Who Do You Think You Are?
54:36

Who Do You Think You Are?: John Simpson

SBS May 14, 2016

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Veteran BBC news reporter and world affairs editor John Simpson always thought his great grandfather was Samuel F Cody, famous for being the first person to fly in Britain and ...

Veteran BBC news reporter and world affairs editor John Simpson always thought his great grandfather was Samuel F Cody, famous for being the first person to fly in Britain and a Wild West entertainer. It was only later that John discovered that his great grandmother, Lela King, had run off with Cody, taking her children with her. John follows the trail of his adventurous great grandmother and her life with Cody, the cowboy turned aviator. He also investigates what happened to the husband Lela left behind, John's real great grandfather, and makes a shocking discovery.

Who Do You Think You Are?
53:56

Who Do You Think You Are?: Sheila Hancock

SBS May 20, 2016

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Sheila is a well known and loved British actress with a wealth of acting experience in stage, film and television. Her journey to find out more about her ancestors takes her ...

Sheila is a well known and loved British actress with a wealth of acting experience in stage, film and television. Her journey to find out more about her ancestors takes her to a variety of interesting places. In Italy she learns more of her Milan-born father Enrico Hancock's family. She discovers that her maternal ancestors descended from the Zurhorst family, mercantile agents involved in the shipping trade in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Who Do You Think You Are?
52:24

Who Do You Think You Are?: Davina McCall

SBS May 21, 2016

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When she was young, Davina McCall's parents separated which in turn created a sadness that Davina has always lived with. Davina hopes that researching her family tree will ...

When she was young, Davina McCall's parents separated which in turn created a sadness that Davina has always lived with. Davina hopes that researching her family tree will help her reconcile the worlds of her parents.

Who Do You Think You Are?
51:56

Who Do You Think You Are?: Tamzin Outhwaite

SBS May 21, 2016

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New Tricks star Tamzin Outhwaite has always been intrigued by her Italian ancestry. Although she remembers her grandfather Remo, she knows very little about his family. ...

New Tricks star Tamzin Outhwaite has always been intrigued by her Italian ancestry. Although she remembers her grandfather Remo, she knows very little about his family. Tamzin's journey into her Italian past uncovers the rags-to-riches tale of her great-grandfather Adelmo and takes her on an unexpected trip, to a prisoner of war camp.

Who Do You Think You Are?
55:29

Who Do You Think You Are?: Who Do They Think They Are? 10 Years, 100 Shows

SBS May 27, 2016

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Celebrating its 10th birthday and 100th episode in August 2015, this one-hour special features TV moments that have marked the series. Family favourites such as Patsy Kensit, ...

Celebrating its 10th birthday and 100th episode in August 2015, this one-hour special features TV moments that have marked the series. Family favourites such as Patsy Kensit, Davina McCall, Graham Norton, JK Rowling, Stephen Fry, and Natasha Kaplinsky, discover stories of heroism and happiness, as well as pain and personal tragedy. From workhouse to royal palaces, prisons to parliament, brothel to bedlam, the series has found heroes, villains, royalty and rogues.

Who Do You Think You Are?
58:49

Who Do You Think You Are?: Barbara Windsor

SBS June 3, 2016

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From Carry On films to Eastenders, Barbara Windsor is one of the most glamorous denizens of the East End of London. Yet although she was born and brought up there, she knew ...

From Carry On films to Eastenders, Barbara Windsor is one of the most glamorous denizens of the East End of London. Yet although she was born and brought up there, she knew very little about her true heritage - partly because her mother 'thought she was better than she was'. Consequently, Barbara wanted to know more about her East End roots.

Who Do You Think You Are?
58:55

Who Do You Think You Are?: Twiggy

SBS June 4, 2016

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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. As Twiggy sets off to investigate ...

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. As Twiggy sets off to investigate her mum's family, she discovers that times were tough for them in victorian London and they didn't always stay on the straight and narrow.

Who Do You Think You Are?
51:57

Who Do You Think You Are?: Robert Lindsay

SBS June 10, 2016

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To begin his family history search, the actor Robert Lindsay talks to his father and discovers that on both maternal and paternal sides there was a strong connection with ...

To begin his family history search, the actor Robert Lindsay talks to his father and discovers that on both maternal and paternal sides there was a strong connection with active service in the First World War. (S.2 Ep.11)

Who Do You Think You Are?
53:22

Who Do You Think You Are?: Nigella Lawson

SBS April 13, 2014

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Nigella's Jewish immigrant family has come a long way from poverty in Europe and the East End to the wealth and splendour of Belgravia. Her politician father Nigel was ...

Nigella's Jewish immigrant family has come a long way from poverty in Europe and the East End to the wealth and splendour of Belgravia. Her politician father Nigel was Margaret Thatcher's golden boy in the 80s. Her glamorous mother Vanessa was heiress to the Lyons food and catering dynasty. It's the ultimate rags to riches story.

Who Do You Think You Are?
52:10

Who Do You Think You Are?: David Dickinson

SBS April 6, 2014

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British television presenter, David Dickinson's ancestral quest is especially meaningful for him. Adopted as a baby, he had always felt different, and wasn't to find out about ...

British television presenter, David Dickinson's ancestral quest is especially meaningful for him. Adopted as a baby, he had always felt different, and wasn't to find out about his adoption until he was 12 years old.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
52:26

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Australia

SBS September 6, 2016

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A candid one hour retrospective special which features 40 of Australia's most loved celebrities. The program brings together the best moments of this award winning ...

A candid one hour retrospective special which features 40 of Australia's most loved celebrities. The program brings together the best moments of this award winning genealogical series combined with revealing insights on what it was like to take part in the show, from Adam Hills, Magda Szubanski, Adam Goodes, Richard Roxburgh, Kerry O'Brien, Tina Arena, Maggie Beer and Vince Colosimo. The retrospective shines a light on Australia's cultural and historical past, and gives a real sense of how profound the journey has been for many of the Australians who have taken part.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
47:25

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Noni Hazlehurst

Season 9 Episode 1 SBS April 17, 2018

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Veteran performer, Noni Hazlehurst, goes in search of the secrets her parents held so tightly. This journey will be a revelation to Noni. She'll come to understand the impact ...

Veteran performer, Noni Hazlehurst, goes in search of the secrets her parents held so tightly. This journey will be a revelation to Noni. She'll come to understand the impact of war on her immediate family, and why she knows so little about her world-renowned performing ancestors.