Anna Maxwell Martin

Actress Anna Maxwell Martin researches her family tree. Travelling to the small town in Northern Ireland where her father grew up, her understanding of her grandparents - who suffered a heartbreaking family tragedy - is turned on its head. On her mother's side, Anna starts with her grandfather Maxwell, whose name she added to her own to create her stage name. Looking into his childhood, she uncovers a dark history of domestic abuse and family separation. However, she also discovers extraordinary familial solidarity and love that changed the pattern for the generations that followed.

S19 Ep4 60min