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Jane Seymour

Celebrity genealogy series. Actress Jane Seymour discovers what happened to her Polish great-aunts, Jadwiga and Michaela, during the Second World War.

Actress Jane Seymour grew up in London but knows that her father's side of the family originally came from Poland. She suspects that they suffered in the Holocaust but has never known what happened. In particular, she wants to find out the fate of her two paternal great-aunts, Jadwiga and Michaela, and their families. Jane's search for the truth takes her to Warsaw - where she discovers that although Jadwiga managed to escape the ghetto, she was tragically separated from her family - and to France, where she follows Michaela and her family in a terrifying flight to Switzerland as they flee the Nazis.

59 minutes

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:35

    Mike Tabor

    Chassidic Dance

Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Jane Seymour
Series Producer Kathryn Taylor
Director Sue Hills
Production Company Wall to Wall Media

Broadcasts

  • Thu 20 Aug 2015 21:00
  • Thu 20 Aug 2015 22:40
  • Tue 25 Aug 2015 23:35
  • Wed 26 Aug 2015 00:05
  • Wed 26 Aug 2015 00:35
  • Tue 1 Sep 2015 01:30
  • Wed 10 Feb 2016 14:00
  • Thu 21 Sep 2017 14:45
  • Thu 27 Sep 2018 14:45

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