What is Long Lost Family?

Long Lost Family, ITV's moving family history TV series, follows ordinary people who want to trace their missing family members, whether they're adoptees searching for their birth family, parents looking for their long-lost children or more. Presenters Nicky Campbell and Davina McCall, with help from intermediaries, DNA experts and investigators, lead them on a fascinating and moving journey to connect with separated loved ones.

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What series of Long Lost Family are available?

There have been 12 series of Long Lost Family so far. Previous episodes are available to watch on ITV's website.

What spinoffs of Long Lost Family are available?

Long Lost Family has been so successful that it's spawned two spinoff series - Long Lost Family: What Happened Next, catching up on the families who who have previously featured on the programme; and Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace, which focuses on foundlings trying to find their birth parents. You can catch up on back series of these programmes on ITV Hub.

When is Long Lost Family: What Happened Next on TV?

Series 7 of Long Lost Family: What Happened Next started airing at 9pm on Monday 8 August 2022 on ITV.

Who presents Long Lost Family?

Long Lost Family is presented by Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell, both of whom have traced their own family history on Who Do You Think You Are?

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Rosemary Collins is the staff writer of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine

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