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Who Do You Think You Are?

Series 14

Episode 8: Noel Clarke

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

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Actor and film-maker Noel Clarke grew up in west London with his single-parent mum, and this left one side of his family tree a mystery to him.

His search starts in Trinidad, where both his parents are from, but soon takes him on a trail to other islands, ending on one of the smallest and most beautiful in the Caribbean. There he learns of an extraordinary great-great-great-great-grandfather called Glasgow Bedeau, who was born into slavery. The music Glasgow's enslaved parents and grandparents passed down reveals the part of Africa from which Noel's ancestors were taken. Show less

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