KATE GARRAWAY got more than she bargained for on ITV’s DNA Journey.
The Good Morning Britain host, who appears alongside Alison Hammond に tomorrow night’s episode, found she has family links to two Bonds – パディントン クリエーター Michael Bond そして ジェームズ・ボンド, 経由して 007 creator Ian Fleming.
After meeting her cousins for the very first time in London, Kate discovered one, カレン, is the daughter of children’s writer Michael.
Then during a trip to Jamaica, she learned an ancestor was in the elite T-Force unit during World War Two.
This was the inspiration for Fleming’s screen spy.
A show insider said: “Kate was dumbfounded.
“She never expected the show would come up with so many revelations.”
その間, Alison joined Kate in Jamaica, where her late mum was born.
She found out about the personal sacrifice of her three-times great-grandad, who played a part in helping to improve people’s rights.
It sounds like an emotional watch.