This week's TV and radio: Long Lost Family, royal weddings and more

By mattelton, 18 April 2011 - 9:27am

This week's
TV & radio
20 – 26 April

Pick of the week
Long Lost Family
Thursday 21 April, 9pm ITV1
As anyone who has traced their forebears will likely know all too well, there are moments when, for whatever reasons, even the closest of relatives lose touch with each other. But not all estrangements date back centuries: today, often because of adoption, thousands of people are trying to find living family members. This new show from Wall to Wall, the producers of Who Do You Think You Are?, aims to help.
 ➘ Also this week  If Walls Could Talk
Wednesday 20 April, 9pm BBC Four
Lucy Worsley continues her tour around our ancestors' homes with a look at a room that didn't even exist in many British dwellings until 50 years ago: the bathroom. From medieval bath houses to communal toilets, this week's instalment uncovers how much our attitudes to hygiene have changed over the centuries.
The Belfast Blitz
Saturday 23 April, 8pm BBC Two (9pm in Wales)
On the 70th anniversary of the deadly raids that devastated Belfast, the city's inhabitants remember the onslaught that many thought was impossible. The first episode is also available to watch again online through the BBC's iPlayer service. 
Look Up Your Genes
Sunday 24 April, 5.30pm BBC Radio Wales (FM only)
In the last of the series, Charlotte Evans and Cat Whiteaway visit a descendent of Sir George Norton, who sheltered King Charles II during his flight to France.
 Catch up online  Britain's Royal Weddings
Available online via BBC iPlayer until Sunday, 1 May
With Kate and William's big day now nearly upon us, what better time to take a nostalgic journey through the royal weddings of the past? Sophie Raworth explores the ceremonies from the point of view of people who were there. And don't forget that you can download our souvenir royal wedding family tree to check for your possible royal connections...
Words | Jonathan Wright & Matt Elton

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