Every Tuesday, TMINE flags up what new TV events BAFTA is holding around the UK
It’s another sneaky week for BAFTA, with another October event stealthily added to its line-up to minimal fanfare. But they ain’t getting it past me.
Preview Screening: Ant & Dec’s DNA Journey
Thursday, 17 October 2019 – 7:00pm
The May Fair Hotel, Stratton St, Mayfair, London W1J 8LT
A preview of the first episode of the new two-part ITV series followed by a Q&A with Ant & Dec.
Ant & Dec’s DNA Journey will see two of the UK’s best-loved stars and BAFTA Award winning practitioners navigate a tougher terrain than the Australian jungle. Guided by expert genealogists and historians, the pair will follow their maternal and paternal bloodlines, using their DNA to search their ancestral history.
As their travels take them to Ireland and the US, the pair will not only delve into their past but will also meet relatives they had no clue even existed, unveiling some truly shocking revelations that only their DNA could unlock. Viewers will be treated to a rare and personal glimpse into this truly remarkable friendship with their warmth and infectious humour that has captured the nation over the years.
Ant & Dec’s DNA Journey is a Voltage TV and Mitre Television co-production for ITV. It was commissioned by Siobhan Greene when she was ITV’s Head of Entertainment Commissioning and Louise Major Assistant Commissioner, Entertainment, ITV. The Executive Producers are Kathleen Larkin and Sanjay Singhal and the Director is Iain Thompson, Voltage TV.