Long Lost Family 17 July 2022: Season 12 Episode 5 on ITV

Long Lost Family 17 July 2022: Season 12 Episode 5 on ITV 11

Season 12 Episode 5 – Episode five tells the stories of three men brought up in the care system, trying to reconnect with the family that was taken from them.

Murray Phillips was adopted from a children’s home as a young boy with his older brother Ricky, who had always looked after him. But when Ricky was 12 he was sent back to the children’s home, leaving nine-year-old Murray completely devastated and confused. He has wanted to find his older brother ever since.

Eighty seven-year-old Mark Chesterfield spent a large part of his childhood at a Foundling Hospital. He has been trying to reclaim his identity ever since he found out at the age of 74 that he wasn’t an orphan, as he’d always believed, but had a mother who’d wanted to be part of his life. Having traced her side of the family, he comes to Long Lost Family to find out about his father’s side.



About Long Lost Family

The BAFTA award-winning documentary series returns to ITV as presenters Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell reunite more family members with their missing loved ones.

With help from a team of trained intermediaries, DNA experts and investigators, Nicky and Davina find people that previously couldn’t be traced and answer questions that have haunted entire lives. And, at a time of international crisis which has seen many people experience separation from loved ones, these reunions have more poignancy than ever.

This show is broadcast on ITV.

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