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Long Lost Family

Long Lost Family

Series overview

The multi award-winning series returns with more extraordinary and moving stories of people desperate to find missing family.

With help from a team of trained intermediaries, DNA experts and investigators, presenters Nicky Campbell and Davina McCall find people that previously couldn't be traced and answer questions that have haunted entire lives.

Across 10 brand new episodes, the team takes on some astonishing searches. From an international and premiership footballer looking for his birth mother after recovering from a brain tumour, to a man needing the truth about why he was left as a three-month-old baby in a pram on the street.

Even in its 11th series, there are firsts for Long Lost Family; the programme’s oldest ever searcher, an 86-year-old father looking for the daughter he was separated from and the first time the team have searched for a long-lost foster brother.

As Long Lost Family demonstrates year on year, knowing your roots and being in touch with family is incredibly important. And with many viewers having been separated from their loved ones during the pandemic, the series remains immensely poignant.