Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 8 (2010)
Saturday 18th August 2012
Series 8 of Who Do You Think You Are?, released on DVD by Acorn Media on 20th August 2012, follows the journeys of ten well known personalities as they explore their family trees, uncover their family history and discover fascinating and poignant facts about their ancestors that have been, until now, hidden in the annals of time.
June Brown starts with a bare-knuckle boxer in London's East End and ends up in Algeria; J.K. Rowling finds herself on the French border with Germany in the disputed territory of Alsace Lorraine; Sebastian Coe is Jamaican bound to uncover a history of sugar and slaves; Larry Lamb discovers a fantastical fairground history and a lost relative; Emilia Fox explores a theatrical heritage and an engineering innovator; Alan Carr kicks off with stories of the soccer field before tracking down a missing soldier; Robin Gibb finds himself related to a poor boy turned military man and uses the Freedom of Information Act to get to the heart of a mid-wife's labour; Richard Madeley discovers what it is to be a Pilgrim; Len Goodman starts with a barrow boy before traveling to Poland and returning to the London of Karl Marx; and Tracey Emin explores workhouses, prisons and the craftwork of gypsies.
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