Aired Tuesday 8 September, 7:30pm
17 Jul 2015 - 11:50 AM  UPDATED 15 Aug 2016 - 3:04 PM

Comedian Peter Rowsthorn turns his humour on his first Australian family – finding ancestors with a knack for stealing. Then a long held family secret is revealed with Peter investigating his grandfather’s mysterious death. The new connection to a grandfather he never met sees Peter pondering whether to change his surname to better reflect his real heritage.

  

Interview with Peter Rowsthorn

Peter Rowsthorn speaks about his experience on Who Do You Think You Are.

 

Interview with the director

Episode director Bruce Permezel discusses the making of Who Do You Think You Are with Peter Rowsthorn.

 

Watch the first seven seasons of Who Do You Think You Are in full - streaming now at SBS On Demand.  

Join stars Julia Morris, Peter Garrett, Delta Goodrem, Rachel Griffiths, Mal Meninga, Jane Turner, Shane Jacobson and John Newcombe in Season Eight of Who Do You Think You Are. Starts Tuesday 13th September at 7.30pm (AEST) on SBS.

Watch the trailer below: 

See also: Genealogy Resources

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