The Secrets In My Family
Monday 6 November, 9pm, W A lot of reality TV shows have to work hard to generate emotions. Alex Jones’s new series, where she heads a team of DNA detectives reuniting people with their families, has no such problems. Andrew Lovell, drummer with 90s band M People, grew up with a white mum, dad and elder brother despite being black himself. He was told he was adopted. But while tracing his birth parents, a whole other story emerges. ‘With families, there are so many secrets and lies,’ he says bitterly, with tears streaming from his eyes as he learns the truth.