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'Meet the Izzards' (DNA tracking)

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GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 20 Feb 2013 22:38

Oh bother completely forgot about it.

Sounds as if I missed a good programme

Mersey

Mersey Report 20 Feb 2013 22:35

I have taped it so really looking forward to after all the comments :-)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 20 Feb 2013 22:31

Hi Barbra, I found it very interesting and look forward to tomorrow night's programme :-)

Jane

Jane Report 20 Feb 2013 22:31

Brilliant :-D Looking forward to tomorrow night now

Barbra

Barbra Report 20 Feb 2013 22:29

Hello. watched it Eddy seemed very interested & it was a fascinating journey of his ancesters .Thanks Rose :-)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 20 Feb 2013 18:01

Reminder for tonight :-D

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 18 Feb 2013 12:29

Already got that marked for viewing as I like Eddie

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 18 Feb 2013 11:50

I shall be watching - I love Eddie Izzard

BarbinSGlos

BarbinSGlos Report 18 Feb 2013 11:50

Thanks for the reminder

Really looking forward to it :-D

Von

Von Report 18 Feb 2013 11:42

Thank you Rose.
I'm interested in DNA testing for tracing ancestors but don't really understand results so hopefully there may be some explanations in the programme. :-S :-S :-S
Take care
Von

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 18 Feb 2013 11:29

I'll definitely be watching this Rose :-) should imagine it'll be very interesting,and would think many folk would love to have the chance to follow this journey.

I love Eddie Izzard and his approach to life and always like to read of his many marathon runs. :-D

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 18 Feb 2013 11:05

Wednesday BBC1 9PM. might be interesting

"Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard embarks on a unique, epic and personal journey using his own DNA to trace the migration of his ancestors out of Africa and into Europe over almost 200,000 years. A simple saliva swab and the latest cutting-edge DNA science help Eddie explore the secrets of his genetic history. In this first film Eddie explores his mum's line over the last 10,000 generations, tracing her ancestral route across 10,000 miles all the way back home to Britain.

Along the way he meets some of his modern DNA cousins, from the African bush to the shores of the Red Sea, as he discovers how humans populated the globe, why he has blue eyes and how the Izzards ended up in Europe"