DNA Journey | Series 4 Preview (ITV1)
DNA Journey returns to ITV1 and ITVX this year for a fourth series, as once again, we follow four new celebrity duos who set off on a quest to discover where they come from and unearth secrets from their past in a life changing and emotional voyage of discovery.
Produced by Voltage TV and Mitre Studios the eight incredible stories will take us from South Africa to Norwich and Ireland to St Helens. Delving into their families’ histories this series are Hugh Bonneville and John Bishop, Adrian Dunbar and Neil Morrisey, Alex Brooker and Johnny Vegas plus Oti and Motsi Mabuse.
Uncovering amazing stories from their family histories, the duos will be using cutting edge DNA technology and genealogy to uncover the truth behind their bloodlines, as well as coming face to face with living relatives they never before knew existed.
Episode 1: Acclaimed actor and Downtown Abbey star, Hugh Bonneville and one of the UK’s successful comedians, John Bishop, make for an unlikely friendship. However, a chance meeting in a Covid vaccine centre has made them new bezzie mates...
Now, they’re about to cement that friendship on a road trip to discover their family history… but what they both don’t know is that they have a deeper connection to each other through their ancestors.
Katie Rawcliffe, Head of Entertainment Commissioning, ITV said: “DNA Journey delves deep into the celebrity’s family history and has unearthed some astonishing revelations over the last few years. It’s great to see these famous faces sharing their journey with each other and we’ve got another great line up with some more fascinating surprises.”
DNA Journey returns Tuesday 7th March at 9pm on ITV1.