This week's TV and radio: A Hundred Years of Us, American WDYTYA? and more

By mattelton, 23 March 2011 - 1:41pm

This week's
TV & radio
23 – 29 March

Pick of the week
A Hundred Years of Us
Weekdays from Monday 28 March, 9.15am BBC One
With England and Wales preparing to fill in the 2011 census this weekend, Michael Aspel takes a look back at how life in the two countries has changed over the past century, exploring everything from society and culture to fashion and food.
 ➘ Also this week  Heir Hunters
Thursday 24 & Friday 25 March, 9.15am BBC One
The final two episodes in this series of visits to the team of probate researchers feature a visit to the Scottish Isle of Bute and an exploration of a man who spent his childhood in the Middle Eastern country of Yemen.
Who Do You Think You Are?
Sunday 27 March, 8pm Watch
Actor Matthew Broderick, still perhaps most famous for his role in the 1986 comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off, is the subject of this week's instalment of the US version of Who Do You Think You Are?. It's a curiously understated affair, although Broderick does uncover connections to some of the key events in American history.
32, Brinkburn Street
Weekdays from Monday 28 March, 2.15pm BBC One
Also broadcast to mark this month's census, this daily drama is set in a Georgian house and follows two generations of the same family – one living in 1931 and one in the present day. A human bundle buried in the earlier time period connects the two...
 Catch up online  Coming Home
Available online via BBC iPlayer
You'll need to be quick, as it's only available until this Friday, 25 March, but there's still chance to catch actor Ruth Madoc as she uncovers a surprising connection to one of the most famous names in Welsh history in this penultimate episode of the current series.
Words | Matt Elton and Jonathan Wright

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