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Share your thoughts on the most recent series of the show, which features the likes of Sarah Millican, Nick Hewer and Gary Lineker

Dvd

Does anyone know when this series (2013) will be out on DVD?
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John Simpson's episode

It doesn’t quite seem possible, but the final episode of the series will be shown this evening!

At 9pm on BBC One (10.35pm in Wales), broadcaster John Simpson learns more about the figure that looms large in his family tree – Wild West showman Samuel F Cody.

Please share your thoughts below.

All the best,
Jon
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Marianne Faithfull's episode

Hello everyone,

Tonight at 9pm, singer Marianne Faithfull unravels the secrets of her Austrian mother, Eva von Sacher-Masoch. While Marianne was an icon of the Swinging Sixties, her journey takes her back to the Roaring Twenties, when Eva worked as a dancer in Weimar Germany...

As ever, share your thoughts below - we'll publish the best ones in tomorrow's newsletter!

All the best,
Jon
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Sarah Millican's episode

Hello folks,

Tonight we reach the eighth episode of the series, starring the delightful Sarah Millican.

I won't give too much away, but the programme takes the comedian a very long way from South Shields...

Once the episode has aired (9pm, BBC One), please share your thoughts below. We might even use one of them in tomorrow's email newsletter!

All the best,
Jon
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Nitin Ganatra's episode

And now for something completely different!

Tonight, it's Nitin Ganatra's turn to trace his roots on Who Do You Think You Are? After visiting his parents in Coventry, the EastEnders postie embarks on a moving genealogical journey that leads him all the way to Kenya and India - largely without written records.

As ever, please post your thoughts on the episode below.

See you at 9pm on BBC One!

Jon
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Nick Hewer's episode

Hello all,

On BBC One tonight, Nick Hewer explores his roots in an episode that takes us from 1920s Ireland to an England torn apart by civil war during the 17th century.

If you cast your minds back to July, the quick-witted PR man came out top in our Facebook poll of celebs you were most looking forward to in this series. Let's hope his episode lives up to your expectations! Either way, let us ...
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Websites in Europe

I want to do a geneology of my parents and family from East Prussia but am unable to find good websites.
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Gary Lineker's episode

It's WDYTYA? Wednesday!

This week, it's time for football player-turned-pundit Gary Lineker to research his family tree, uncovering the lives of two very different Victorian forebears.

So, grab a big bag of crisps and switch on BBC One at 9pm! Once the credits have rolled, hop on to this thread and share your thoughts by posting below...

All the best,
Jon
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Lesley Sharp's episode

Hello everyone,

It's that time again! If you're a fan of classic British dramas such as Clocking Off and Scott & Bailey, you'll be pleased to know that this week it's Lesley Sharp's turn to uncover her roots.

The actor's journey takes her from a small Essex village across the pond to Canada, where she uncovers an inspiring tale about adoption – one that she can easily relate to.

As before, please share your thoughts ...
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Minnie Driver's episode

Hello all,

With tales of flying heroes, bigamous marriages and long-lost kin, tonight Who Do You Think You Are? uncovers the ancestry of Hollwood star Minnie Driver. From what I gather, the story could easily be a film script!

As before, please let us know what you thought about the episode by posting below. Claire, our Deputy Editor, will also be tweeting away here

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Best,
Jon
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