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Who do you think you are?. UK series 3

Author: Mark Strong
Publisher: [Great Britain] : Wall to Wall Media, ©2008, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : English : Widescreen
Database:WorldCat
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What mysteries are hidden in old family photographs? Can mouldy old documents reveal secrets, long forgotten by family members? What role does family history play in our daily lives? Can a person know who they really are? Who Do You Think You Are? is a landmark documentary series chronicling the social, ethnic and cultural evolution of national identities through the personal family histories of prominent  Read more...
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Named Person: Barbara Windsor; R Lindsay; Colin Jackson; David Dickinson; Nigella Lawson; Julia Sawalha; David Tennant; Jeremy Irons
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Strong
OCLC Number: 320783379
Language Note: In English.
Notes: 'The story of a country told through the extraordinary family histories of Britain's best-loved celebrities"-- Cover.
Target Audience: Censorship classification : M.
Description: 2 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 480 min.) : sd., col. with some b&w sequences ; 12 cm.
Details: Region ALL DVD ; Dolby Digital ; PAL
Contents: Barbara Windsor --
Nigella Lawson --
Julia Sawalha --
David Tennant --
Robert Lindsay --
David Dickinson --
Jeremy Irons --
Colin Jackson.

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What mysteries are hidden in old family photographs? Can mouldy old documents reveal secrets, long forgotten by family members? What role does family history play in our daily lives? Can a person know who they really are? Who Do You Think You Are? is a landmark documentary series chronicling the social, ethnic and cultural evolution of national identities through the personal family histories of prominent celebrities.During each episode one of Britain's best-loved celebrities traces their family tree to reveal the surprising, extraordinary and often moving stories of their ancestors. At the same time the series has a more universal purpose: to offer an alternative way of looking at the history of modern Britain and to inspire viewers to consider their family's contribution to the making of Britain. For this reason each celebrity has been chosen so that their journey unlocks a different theme in British history.

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