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Gibbs/DeKeyser

Series dedicated to finding heirs to unclaimed estates that can run into millions of pounds.

Featuring the case of a man who thought he had no-one to leave his money to, and the story of a high-profile anti-apartheid activist with an unclaimed estate of 250,000 pounds.

Brian Gibbs died aged 69 leaving an estate worth 17,000 pounds. Believing he had no relations he hadn't even bothered to write a will. However, as the team at Fraser and Fraser swings into action it pieces together a vast family tree. So why did Brian lose touch with his family? The shocking discovery of a tragic suicide provides a possible explanation.

Meanwhile heir hunter Hector Birchwood is investigating the compelling case of Ethel de Keyser. Leaving Lithuania for South Africa in 1926, Ethel became an anti-apartheid activist after the imprisonment of her brother. As Hector delves deeper, his attempt to find anyone entitled to inherit her substantial estate forces him to uncover the brutal world of South Africa's apartheid regime, and the appalling events of the Sharpeville Massacre.

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Aug 2010 09:15

Credits

Role Contributor
ProducerLivia Russell
Executive ProducerMatthew Gordon
Executive ProducerBarbara Altounyan