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Lesley Sharp

Celebrity genealogy series. Actress Lesley Sharp was adopted when she was five weeks old. She discovers that her great-great-grandfather fostered Barnardo's children.

Actress Lesley Sharp was adopted when she was just five weeks old. She traced her birth mother over twenty years ago and discovered that she was the result of her mother's affair with a married man. Now, knowing that her biological father has passed away, Lesley is ready to find out more about him. She traces her half siblings and follows her paternal line back to discover that her great-great-grandfather fostered Barnardo's children. Lesley follows the trail of one of them, George Maybury, to Canada to meet George's grandson and to find out what kind of home her great great grandfather provided.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 15 Aug 2013 23:40

Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Lesley Sharp
Series Producer Colette Flight
Director Ruairi Fallon

Broadcasts

  • Wed 14 Aug 2013 21:00
  • Thu 15 Aug 2013 22:40
  • Thu 15 Aug 2013 23:35
  • Thu 15 Aug 2013 23:40

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