Who Do You Think You Are? Australia (S1-S7)Series | 2008-2015 | SBS
Well-known Australians play detective as they go in search of their family history, Taking us to all corners of Australia and the globe the celebrities seek to find the definitive answer to where they came from. Combining emotional and personal journeys with big-picture history, these inspiring and sometimes challenging stories, remind us how Australians have come to be the people that we are today.
Along the way secrets are uncovered and histories revealed – An Irish rebel, a South American freedom fighter and a family who mastered music for 150 years.
A DNA test solves a long held paternity question another finds family he didn’t know existed and one celebrity considers changing his surname after discovering the truth about his grandfather. Combining emotional and personal journeys with big-picture history, these inspiring and sometimes challenging stories, remind us how Australians have come to be the people that we are today.
Considering Australia’s multicultural background, this is a global story, with each celebrity tracing their ancestors around the world. They travel to the places where their forebears would have lived, loved and died, and learn about the hardships and hurdles their ancestors overcame.
This is a fascinating chronicle of the social, ethnic and cultural evolution of Australia’s national identity.
The Who Do You Think You Are? format is devised by Wall to Wall and based upon a program originally produced by Wall to Wall for BBC1.
Format licensed by Warner Bros. International Television Production.
Based on the smash hit BBC series Who Do You Think You Are?, each episode will profile an Australian celebrity tracing their family tree.
The original UK series was created and produced by Wall to Wall Media.
‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ is a Serendipity Productions and Artemis International Production in association with SBS, ScreenWest, Lotterywest and Screen Australia. © Copyright 2009.
Format Licensed by Wall to Wall Media Ltd.