From Sunday 21 November at 7:30pm, 3 episodes
Over 26 million people have taken a DNA test in the past decade. This growing popularity in genetic testing has created worldwide databases that allows humans to ask questions previously impossible to answer - about our families, ancestry and health.
Stacey Dooley is meeting people across the UK who want to unlock mysteries hidden within their genetic code. Working with one of the UK’s leading geneticists, Professor Turi King, as well as genealogists, social workers and doctors, she’ll use the very latest DNA technology to reveal lost heritage, track down missing relatives, and detect debilitating diseases before it’s too late.
Sunday 21 November at 8:40pm
Intercut from the three different perspectives of Jackie Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald and secret service agent, Roy Kellerman, this stylishly told documentary is a fresh new perspective on JFK’s death. Few events reverberate as far around the world and for so long as the 1963 assassination of one of the most charismatic, promising, popular presidents in US history. Everyone alive at the time, almost everywhere on the planet, remembers hearing the news, and John F. Kennedy’s death shook America to its very core. With the assassination still plagued by conspiracy theories and contradictory evidence, this richly dramatic new documentary reconstructs the exact timeline in minute-by-minute forensic detail of the fateful events of November 22nd, 1963. Intercut from the three different perspectives of Jackie Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald and secret service agent, Roy Kellerman, this stylishly told documentary is a fresh new perspective on JFK.
From Friday 26 November at 7:30pm, 3 episodes
Balmoral has been the ideal retreat for Queen Elizabeth throughout her life. She loves the outdoor life and embraces many of the traditions that have survived since Queen Victoria’s time. One of these longstanding events is the annual ‘Ghilie Ball’ where staff and Royals dance together in the grand Ballroom at Balmoral Castle. But not all Royals have enjoyed their time at this royal home. In September 1936 Edward VIII had invited American divorcee, Mrs Simpsons to Balmoral for an ill-advised visit.