Long Lost Family 31 July 2022: Season 12 Episode 7 on ITV

Long Lost Family 31 July 2022: Season 12 Episode 7 on ITV 11

This episode tells the story of two sons who were given up for adoption and the families who have stopped at nothing to find them.

Andrew Barlow was adopted as a baby – his birth mother, Patricia Clark, refused to sign the adoption papers and never gave up looking for him. Both mother and son, on opposite sides of the world, tried searching for each other, but they tragically missed their chance to connect. Patricia’s younger children Lisa and Barry also grew up hoping to one day meet their big brother – this is a bittersweet tale of complex emotions and painful regrets which still ends with a heart-warming reunion.

As a child, Julie Redman discovered that her mother Joan had given up her older brother for adoption – Joan always regretted the decision, and Julie promised her that she would trace him somehow. Julie had been searching for over 25 years with no success – that is, until she turned to Long Lost Family for help …

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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