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DNA Journey is set to return to ITV and ITVX for its fifth series, with 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.

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.

The new series is reported by The Sun newspaper, with the publication saying that filming has commenced on the fifth run. One duo taking part are Life On Mars actors John Simm and Philip Glenister.

Previous celebrities who took part in the series included Ant & Dec, Freddie Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp, Anne Hegerty and Shaun Wallace, Alison Steadman and Larry Lamb, Kate Garraway and Alison Hammond and Amanda Holden and Alan Carr.

Katie Rawcliffe, Head of Entertainment Commissioning, ITV previously 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.”

Previous episodes of DNA Journey are available on ITVX.


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