When is Long Lost Family on TV?

Series 11 of ITV's tear-jerking family history series Long Lost Family will start on Monday 5 July 2021

Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell present Long Lost Family

When is Long Lost Family next on TV?

Series 11 of ITV’s award-winning family history series Long Lost Family starts at 9pm on Monday 5 July. The ten-episode series will be broadcast weekly on ITV.


What is Long Lost Family about?

The programme features extraordinary stories of people desperate to find missing family. 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.

What stories feature in Long Lost Family series 11?

Even though we are now on series 11 of Long Lost Family there are still plenty of moving and fascinating stories including an international footballer looking for his birth mother after recovering from a brain tumour and a man needing to know the truth about why he was left as a baby in a pram on the street. The series also sees its oldest ever searcher; an 86-year-old father looking for his daughter.

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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What spinoffs of Long Lost Family are available?

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


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