Robin Gibb

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Duration: 1 hour

Bee Gees star Robin Gibb discovers a tale of poverty and grit as he finds out how his paternal great grandfather overcame the odds to become a decorated soldier. The trail leads back to Paisley, the famous centre of Scottish weaving, as Robin attempts to solve the mystery of a family breakdown.

On his mother's side, Robin wants to find out more about his great grandmother, Cecilia Lynch, who was a midwife. As Robin follows the document trail, he is shocked to discover that his great grandmother was hauled before the Midwives Penal Board in a tragic case involving one of the babies she had delivered. What happened - and was Cecilia at fault?

  • The Gibb Family

    The Gibb Family

    Back row, left to right: Maurice, Barry and Robin Gibb, the brothers better known as the Bee Gees. Front row: their parents, Hugh and Barbara, with their younger brother Andrew Gibb in the centre.

  • Baby Robin

    Baby Robin

    From left to right Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb in 1950


Mary Crisp
Mary Crisp
Series Producer
Colette Flight
Series Producer
Colette Flight


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