Creating Who Do You Think You Are?


In this panel discussion, the producer and the director of the BBC show plus a mystery celebrity (to be announced) will discuss the series and what it’s like to uncover your family history.
Exterior photo of Hampstead Theatre, London.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015


Event type: Discussion

About this event


The hugely successful TV programme, Who Do You Think You Are? traces celebrities’ ancestry, discovering surprises from their families’ past along the way.


First aired in 2004, the show regularly attracts over 6 million viewers and has investigated the family histories of over 100 celebrities including Stephen Fry, Jeremy Irons, Boris Johnson and Zoe Wanamaker.


In this panel discussion, the producer and the director of the show plus a mystery celebrity (to be announced) will discuss the series and what it’s like to uncover your family history.


Leo Burley is a television director who has directed several episodes of Who Do You Think You Are? including JK Rowling, Emilia Fox, Minnie Driver and Bruce Forsyth.


Alex Graham co-founded Wall to Wall Television which produces many critically acclaimed and popular programmes including Who Do You Think You Are?, New Tricks, The Voice and Oscar-winning film Man on Wire.


Part of The Festival at Hampstead Theatre.


Date


Sunday 12 February 2017


Starts: 5-45 pm


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Theatre


Hampstead Theatre


Eton Road
Swiss Cottage
London NW3 3EU

Box office tel: 020 7722 9301

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