WHODOYOUTHINK YOU ARE?: MICHAEL CATON
Tuesday 7.30pm, SBS ONE If you didn’t already have a soft spot for Australian actor Michael Caton, you will now.
The early death of his father meant large parts of his family history remained unknown, until the
Who Do You Think You Are? team stepped in to delve into the past.
An emotional Caton (pictured), together with his two older sisters from Brisbane, examine the newspaper articles that reveal their father, Septimus, was killed in a tragic industrial accident.
Despite learning of the heartbreak and trauma that his ancestors experienced, Caton discovers he is proud of his newfound heritage.
The journey of discovery into his past also introduces us to the first Caton who came to Australia and their connection to one of Australia’s most infamous outlaws.
This episode of this popular series on multicultural broadcaster SBS makes for fascinating viewing and is heartwarming to watch.