The House That Made Me

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Famous figures take an emotional trip back to meticulous recreations of the homes they were brought up in, exploring how their past shaped who they are today

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Famous figures take an emotional trip back to meticulous recreations of the homes they were brought up in, exploring how their past shaped who they are today

  • Sanjeev Bhaskar

    Sanjeev Bhaskar

    ...Bhaskar: Sanjeev Bhaskar returns to a meticulous recreation of the flat where he grew up, above a launderette in Heston, West London, exploring how his past shaped his life and career.

  • Jamelia

    Jamelia

    Pop star and mother of two Jamelia takes an emotional trip back to a recreation of the home where she grew up on a Birmingham council estate, exploring how her past shaped who she is today.

  • Boy George

    Boy George

    Boy George returns to the two houses in which he spent his adolescence with his large working class Irish Catholic family.

    The only son not to follow their father into the building trade, he was a flamboyant and headstrong outsider.

    George's early years were marked by his father's volatile temper, and the return to his first home provokes a profound reaction as difficult memories of that period in his life come flooding back.

    In the family's second home, George returns to find the sitting room and bedroom that he shared with his brothers.

    Conversations with his brothers about life in the house bring back memories of his growing self-confidence, his coming out to his parents, and his father's surprising reaction.

  • Michael Barrymore

    Michael Barrymore

    Famous figures take an emotional trip to visit meticulous recreations of the homes they were brought up in. Michael Barrymore returns to the Bermondsey council estate where he grew up.

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Famous figures take an emotional trip back to meticulous recreations of the homes they were brought up in, exploring how their past shaped who they are today

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