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Coming Home is a TV series made for BBC Cymru-Wales featuring celebrities researching their Welsh roots. Most of the programmes have been thirty minutes long but there have been some longer specials.

Series 1 (2007)

Series 2 (2007)

  • 1 Rolf Harris (entertainer, artist) - Merthyr Tydfil
  • 2 Susan Sarandon (actress) - Bridgend
  • 3 Paul Daniels (magician) - Carmarthen
  • 4 Patrick Mower (actor) - Carmarthen and Rhondda
  • 5 Petula Clark (singer) - Merthyr Tydfil
  • 6 Janet Street Porter (journalist and broadcaster) - Llanfairfechan
  • 7 Pam Ferris (actress) - Aberkenfig

Series 3 (2008)

  • 1 Michael York (actor) - Llandeilo and Llandovery
  • 2 Christopher Timothy (actor) - Bala
  • 3 Olivia Newton-John (singer) - Cardiff
  • 4 Michael Heseltine (politician) - Swansea

Media reports suggested that there was a programme about the actor Russell Crowe whose family came from Wrexham but no details have been found of it being broadcast.[1][2]

Series 4 (2009)

  • 1 Michelle Collins (actress) - Pontypridd
  • 2 Gabby Logan (TV presenter) - Cardiff
  • 3 John Prescott (politician) - Prestatyn and Chirk
  • 4 Samantha Bond (actress) - Abergwynfi, Cwmystwyth and Cilfynydd
  • 5 Terry Jones (actor) - Colwyn Bay

Series 5 (2010)

  • 1 Michael Sheen (actor) - Newport and Port Talbot
  • 2 Siân Williams (news presenter) - Rhondda
  • 3 Michael Ball (singer) - Cardiff
  • 4 Ruth Madoc (actress) - Llanwnda, Pembrokeshire and Llansamlet
  • 5 Sarah Greene (TV presenter) - Cardiff - 22 Dec 2010

Series 6 (2011)

  • 1 Neil Kinnock (politician) - Tredegar - 30 Nov 2011
  • 2 Trevor Eve (actor) - Swansea and Glynneath - 7 Dec 2011
  • 3 Alison Steadman (actress) - Trefarclawdd and Ruabon - 14 Dec 2011
  • 4 Charles Dale (actor) - Tenby - 21 Dec 2011

Series 7 (2012)

  • 1 Gethin Jones (TV presenter) - Barry and Pontyberem - 23 Nov 2012
  • 2 Fiona Phillips (TV presenter) - Newport, Pembrokeshire and Haverfordwest - 30 Nov 2012
  • 3 Katherine Jenkins (singer) - 7 Dec 2012
  • 4 Robert Glenister (actor) - 14 Dec 2012
  1. BBC Revealed... the Hollywood actor's family ties with Wrexham.
  2. Movie star Russell Crowe goes back to his roots

 

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