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Kate Winslet

Oscar-winning actor Kate Winslet follows a rumour of Scandinavian ancestry on her mother's side of the family and is delighted to find that she has Swedish heritage.

Oscar-winning actor Kate Winslet follows a rumour of Scandinavian ancestry on her late mum Sally’s side of the family and is delighted when it turns out to be true and that she has Swedish heritage. But her joy turns to tears and anger when she uncovers the extreme hardships her ancestors endured, from famine to flogging and imprisonment. On her dad’s side Kate finds a drummer boy in the Grenadier Guards and, this time, an unusually positive encounter with prison.

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58 minutes

Audio described

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Kate Winslet
Director Tom McCarthy
Series Producer Sarah Feltes
Executive Producer Colette Flight
Production Company Wall to Wall Media

Broadcasts

  • Mon 12 Aug 2019 21:00
  • Thu 15 Aug 2019 23:40
  • Fri 16 Aug 2019 00:10
  • Mon 9 Sep 2019 00:55
  • Thu 12 Dec 2019 21:00

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