Friday 6 July 2018

Who Do You Think You Are returns 9 July 2018

The new series of Who Do You Think You Are? continues on Monday 9 July 2018 at 9pm for viewers in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and at 10.45pm for the Welsh.

From the BBC website (

Actress Olivia Colman claims to be 'the least adventurous person I know.' As for her ancestors, apart from a rumour that there was a Frenchwoman somewhere in her family tree, Olivia thinks they are largely from Norfolk. Olivia is astonished to discover that she needs to travel to India to find out more about her great-great-great-grandmother Harriot.

Olivia finds records that reveal Harriot was an orphan in 1811 on a ship bound for England from (then) Calcutta. Harriot's father was an an Englishman, but the identity of her mother, who gave birth to her in a remote Indian village, is a mystery Olivia delights in solving.


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