This week sees viewers in the UK able to get their fix of genealogy TV when the Pixie Lott episode of the UK series 18 of Who Do You Think You Are? is broadcast. Due to go out on our screens on Tuesday 9th November on BBC One at 9pm it is lining up to be another fascinating watch.
According to the publicity that we have received the singer-songwriter and talent-show judge Pixie Lott hopes to confirm the family story that she has Italian ancestry from Verona but instead discovers ancestors battling poverty and hardship in London. On her dad’s side, Pixie learns of her great grandfather’s harrowing and surprising experience in the First World War. And, wondering if she has any musical genes, Pixie is delighted to discover three generations of military musicians whose legacy gives Pixie an opportunity to sing with the band of the Household Cavalry.
If you want to read about what she finds out then you can do so here, but beware if you intend to watch it first as this article contains spoilers!