Well-known Australians play detective as they go in search of their
family history, revealing secrets from their past.
Broadcaster Andrew Denton is perhaps best known for his in-depth
interview series ‘Enough Rope’ but how closely has he interrogated his
Actor Rebecca Gibney searches for the reasons behind her family’s
troubled past – bringing a dark secret to light, to heal a long-standing
Ever since Actress Jacki Weaver became a grandmother, she has had a
burning ambition to find out about her beloved father’s biological
Actor Richard Roxburgh discovers his family’s footprints in an
unexpected corner of the world, finding two ancestors on opposite sides
of the fierce struggle over slavery.
Amanda Keller discovers her bloodline has survived against all odds; finding an ancestor who faced hell on earth in Australia’s most brutal prison.
Australian of the Year Adam Goodes’s hunger to uncover his Aboriginal heritage is fuelled by a tragic family event.
Actor Lisa McCune’s career has flourished both on screen and stage. But
the McCune family name she’s made famous does not feature in her
biological family tree.
Entertainer Paul McDermott established a career as a TV host on shows
such as Good News Week. But his own family history
remains something of a blank canvas.
Join Andrew Denton, Jacki Weaver, Rebecca Gibney, Lisa McCune, Richard Roxburgh, Adam Goodes, Paul McDermott and Amanda Keller.
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