No Place Like Home: What is it, and when is it on TV?
New Channel 5 series No Place Like Home follows celebrities as they discover the history of the area where they grew up
What is No Place Like Home?
No Place Like Home is the new Channel 5 series that resembles Who Do You Think You Are?, but for local history. In each episode, a celebrity visits the area they grew up in to learn more about its past.
Who appears on No Place Like Home?
No Place Like Home began in 2022 with a three-part series following The Repair Shop presenter Jay Blades as he revisited his childhood neighbourhood in East London. Jay Blades’ production company, Hungry Jay Media, then produced a full six-part series. The first three episodes were broadcast on Channel 5 in January 2023 and starred TV presenter Fern Britton, revisiting Chalfont St Giles; journalist Victoria Derbyshire, visiting Greater Manchester; and actor Ben Miller, returning to Nantwich. The next three episodes, starring actor Amanda Abbington, TV presenter JJ Chalmers and former footballer Chris Kamara, will be broadcast later this year.
Where can I watch No Place Like Home?
All available episodes of No Place Like Home are streaming on My5.
Rosemary Collins is the features editor of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine