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Sheridan Smith adores her father. “I’m such a daddy’s girl,” she says. Her father, Sheridan adds, has “always wanted to find out about his family history”. By appearing on Who Do You Think You Are? she hopes to be able to help him discover more.
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On 16 October 1920, Peter O’Carroll was shot and murdered in Dublin. From the perspective of Peter’s grandson, comedian Brendan O’Carroll, it’s a killing shrouded in mystery. What happened?
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The first ever WDYTYA? Live show outside of London begins at the Glasgow SECC on Friday, bringing together a wide range of experts and exhibitors
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Sheridan Smith receives the Who Do You Think You Are? treatment, while Andrew Marr delves into the life of celebrated Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid
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Alan revisits his favourite Norfolk churches and imagines the role they would have played in the lives of his East Anglian ancestors
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Records of all known New Zealanders who served their country during the First World War are now free to access online following a major digitisation project
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New Tricks star and former EastEnder Tamzin Outhwaite embarks on a journey to find her Italian roots, taking her from the Isle of Man to Tuscany
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Users of the genealogy website Ancestry.co.uk will now be able to access new naval records from 1802-1919
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Read a preview of next week's TV and radio highlights, including the fourth episode of Who Do You Think You Are? 2014 featuring Brendan O'Carroll
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Genealogy website Findmypast.co.uk has launched a virtual ‘Hall of Heroes’ to showcase inspiring tales from people's family histories