Show Synopsis

This inspiring and informative reality series takes viewers on a personal journey into the pasts of well-known celebrities, sharing their emotion and surprise as they uncover the stories that lie at the hearts of their family histories and witness fascinating tales of infidelity, tragedy and adventure.

The show's 14th season features a new crop of personalities traveling the world to discover their ancestry. Guests include Charles Dance, Clare Balding, Adil Ray, Noel Clarke, and Craig Revel Horwood.

Ten more famous faces retrace their ancestry

Ten more famous faces retrace their ancestry

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Episode 2, Series 13

Sunday December 16 at 4:30pm

Amanda Holden

Episode 2 | Series 13

Amanda Holden explores her French ancestry.

Episode 3, Series 13

Sunday December 23 at 4:30pm

Liz Bonnin

Episode 3 | Series 13

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

Episode 4, Series 13

Sunday December 30 at 4:30pm


Episode 4 | Series 13

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

Episode 5, Series 13

Sunday January 6 at 4:35pm

Ricky Tomlinson

Episode 5 | Series 13

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

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