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Ian Hislop

Series in which celebrities trace their ancestry, discovering secrets and surprises from their past. Ian Hislop's parents died before he had a chance to talk to them about their family history. Now, Ian wants to find out more about the grandfathers he never knew, and what they did in WWI and the Boer Wars. His journey takes him to Scotland, France and South Africa, where he receives the biggest surprise about his family's military roots.

46 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Dec 2007 11:40
BBC Two except East, Scotland, Yorkshire

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